GREENWOOD BASEBALL SURGES PAST OWEN-WITHEE
GREENWOOD – Greenwood scored six times in the third inning and added five more in the fourth to bust open a tight game and rout Owen-Withee 12-1 in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division baseball game Thursday at Greenwood Elementary School.
Westen Schmitz and Sully Whitford combined on a no-hitter for Greenwood, with Schmitz allowing an unearned run in the third inning.
Cooper Bredlau and Xander Hinker each had three RBIs, and Jonah Hinker and Schmitz both drove in two for the Indians, who are now 12-6 overall and 8-2 in the Cloverbelt East.
Greenwood finishes its conference schedule Monday at Loyal.
Indians 12, Blackhawks 1
Owen-Withee 001 00 - 1 0 2
Greenwood 106 5x - 12 7 1
WP: Westen Schmitz. LP: Aaron Ovyn.
SO: Ovyn (3 inn.) 2, Kyle Peterson (1 inn.) 0; Schmitz (3 inn.) 1, Sully Whitford 6. BB: Ovyn 6, Peterson 2; Schmitz 1, Whitford 2.
Top hitters: G, Xander Hinker 2x3, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Schmitz 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Cooper Bredlau 3 RBIs; Fletcher Bredlau 2 runs, 3 BBs; Whitford 2B; Jonah Hinker 2 RBIs; Mason Learman 2 runs; Kody Johnson 2 runs.
Records: Owen-Withee 3-9, 3-7 Cloverbelt Conference East Division; Greenwood 11-6, 8-2 Cloverbelt East.