IOLA – Adan Cherney tossed a complete-game two-hitter to lead the Auburndale baseball team to a 4-1 win over Iola-Scandinavia in a nonconference matchup Monday at Iola-Scandinavia High School.
Cherney allowed just a third inning run and two walks, while striking out five to pick up the win for the Eagles, who finish the regular season with a 13-8 record.
Caden Weinfurter had two hits, and Cherney, Alex Willfahrt and Tim Schmitt had RBI for Auburndale.
Auburndale will host Northland Pines in a Division 3 regional quarterfinal on Thursday at 4:45 p.m.
Iola-Scandinavia (4-16) will finish its regular season Tuesday at home against Wild Rose. The Thunderbirds will play a Division 4 regional quarterfinal at Rosholt on Thursday.
Eagles 4, Thunderbirds 1
Auburndale 020 110 0 - 4 7 0
Iola-Scandinavia 001 000 0 - 1 2 2
WP: Aden Cherney. LP: Will Tappa.
SO: Cherney 5; Tappa (3 inn.) 1, Jackson Fredy (2 inn.) 0, Carter Melum (2 inn.) 1. BB: Cherney 2; Tappa 5, Fredy 0, Melum 1.
Top hitters: A, Cherney 1x4, RBI; Alex Willfahrt 2B, RBI; Caden Weinfurter 2x3; Kaden Anderson 2 runs; Tim Schmitt 2B, RBI.
Records: Auburndale 13-8; Iola-Scandinavia 4-16.