Wolverines take two from Griswold in Corner Conference baseball sweep


East Mills’ Jack Gordon took the loss on the hill in the Wolverines’ 13-2 setback against Fremont-MIlls last week.

East Mills smacked a combined 16 hits in 12-8 and 12-1 victories over Griswold in Corner Conference baseball Friday in Malvern.

The Wolverines (3-5) scored 10 first inning runs and held off a late rally from Griswold in the game one win and got a strong pitching performance from Zach Thornburg in the game two winner.

East Mills’ Mason Crouse had two hits and drove in three runs combined in the two games.

Peyton Embree had three hits and three RBIs, and two runs and Zach Thornburg added two hits and two RBIs.

Thornburg went the distance in the five-inning game two win, striking out seven and scattering three hits. Embree was credited with the game two victory. The junior allowed one hit and two earned runs and struck out one in an inning of work.

Red Oak 16,
East Mills 1

Red Oak roughed up East Mills for 11 hits in a 16-1 baseball victory Thursday in Malvern.

Landon Couse had three hits and drove in two runs for the Tigers in the five-inning victory. Dawson Bond added two hits and drove in four runs.

Braden Woods earned the win on the hill after allowing one hit and walking one in 1 1/3 innings.

Zach Thornburg, Lincoln Palmer and Anthony Anderson each recorded one hit for East Mills.

Fletcher Proctor took the loss. The freshman allowed 12 hits and nine earned runs while striking out two.

Fremont-Mills 7,
Shenandoah 6

Fremont-Mills pushed across four runs in the top of the sixth inning to edge Shenandoah on the road last Tuesday.

Brady Owen led the Knights (5-1) with two hits and two runs scored and Taylor Reed smacked a double and drove in two runs.    

Kyler Owen struck out seven and allowed three hits and two earned runs to notch the win.

The Mustangs’ Camden Lorimor did not allow an earned run in the tough luck loss.

East Mills 7,
Whiting 6

East Mills plated all seven runs of their runs in the top of the sixth inning to rally for a 7-6 road win in non-conference baseball last Tuesday.

Lincoln Palmer had two hits and scored a run and Davis McGrew and Sylas Allen each added hit.

Allen was credited with the win on the bump. The junior gave up seven hits and four earned runs while fanning a season-high 12.

Ethan Ball allowed three hits and seven runs in the loss.

Fremont-Mills 13,
East Mills 2

Fremont-Mills rode a complete-game pitching performance from Braden Turpin to a 13-2 victory over East Mills in Corner Conference baseballs in Malvern last Monday.

Turpin, a junior right-hander, struck out 14 and scattered four hits and a single earned run in the 113-pitch performance. He also helped his own cause with a hit, a walk and two runs scored.

The Knights notched eight hits and drew 16 walks in the game. Brady Owen singled and was credited with five RBIs and Kyler Owen was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Levi Wright added two hits.

Jack Gordon took the loss on the hill for the Wolverines after allowing three hits, five runs and walking nine in 3 2/3 innings.

Ryan Sayers had two hits and Gordon singled and drove in a run to lead the Wolverines at the plate.

 

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