By Staff

            SEDGWICK – Base hits did not return enough runs on Friday for the Moundridge baseball team as they traveled to Sedgwick on Friday and lost both ends of a doubleheader, 13-1 and 5-2.

            The two losses drop the Wildcats to just for the season as they now have a week off before they go on the road next Friday to battle county rival, Canton/Galva.

            In game one, Moundridge fell behind 9-0 after the second inning and never found a way to chip down the deficit in losing 13-1.

            The Wildcats did manage to hammer out eight hits in the game with Layton Wiens and Lars Tegethoff each getting a pair.

            Clay Wilson and London Ward worked the mound with Wilson throwing just one inning and giving up five hits, eight earned runs, a pair of walks and one strikeout. Ward threw the final three innings, tossing 92 pitches and giving up just a pair of hits, five earned runs, walking six and striking out six.

            It was a 1-1 tie at the end of the first inning of the nightcap before Sedgwick scored one in the fourth to take a one run lead.

            Moundridge put another run in the scorebook in the top of the fifth only to have Sedgwick score twice in the bottom of the fifth and then add a run in the sixth to hand the Wildcats the final three-fun, 5-2 loss.

            Of the six hits hammered out by the Wildcats, only Joaquin Huff managed to get more than one with two.

            Logan Churchill threw two innings for Moundridge and used 64 pitches to hold Sedgwick to just one hit and three earned runs while giving up six walks and striking out one. Layton Schmidt worked the other four innings and threw 67 pitches while giving up six hits, just two earned runs, walking none and striking out six.


GAME 1 >

Scoring: WILDCATS > 0-0-1-0-0-x-x = 1-8-1;  Sedgwick > 4-5-0-4-x-x-x = 13-8-1.

WILDCAT HITTING (ab-r-h-rbi-bb): Lane Durst > 3-1-1-0-0; Joaquin Huff > 3-0-1-0-0; Ty Rains > 2-0-0-0-1; Camden Dalke > 2-0-1-0-0; Layton Wiens > 2-0-2-0-0; Logan Churchill > 2-0-0-0-0; London Ward > 3-0-0-0-0; Layton Schmidt > 3-0-1-0-0; Lars Tegethoff > 3-0-2-1-0.  Team Totals > 23-1-8-1-1. 

WILDCAT PITCHING (ip-p-h-r-er-bb-so): Clay Wilson > 1.0-40-5-8-8-2-1; London Ward > 3.0-92-2-5-5-6-6.  Team Totals > 4.0-132-7-13-13-8-7.

GAME 2 >

Scoring: WILDCATS > 1-0-0-0-1-0-0 = 2-8-3;  Sedgwick > 1-0-0-1-2-1-x = 5-6-3.

WILDCAT HITTING (ab-r-h-rbi-bb): Lane Durst > 3-2-0-0-1; Clay Wilson > 2-0-0-0-0; Joaquin Huff > 3-0-2-0-1; ty Rains > 1-0-0-0-1; Paul Grill > 2-0-1-0-0; Camden Dalke > 3-0-1-0-0; Layton Wiens > 2-0-0-0-0; Logan Churchill > 3-0-1-0-0; London Ward > 2-0-0-0-0; Layton Schmidt > 4-0-1-1-0; Lars Tegethoff > 1-0-0-0-0.  Team Totals > 26-2-6-1-3.  SB (4) > L. Durst – 2; J. Huff, P. Grill – 1.

WILDCAT PITCHING (ip-p-h-r-er-bb-so): Logan Churchill > 2.0-64-1-3-3-6-1; Layton Schmidt > 4.0-67-6-2-2-0-6.  Team Totals > 6.0-131-7-5-5-6-7.

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