Sandoval, Odin & Patoka Each Earn Baseball WinsThe Sandoval Blackhawks won their 6th game of the season 8-4 in extra innings over Noble/Clay City. Garren Orrell went the distance striking out 11. Brandon Skibinski led the way with 3 hits including a home run and 4 RBI. Orrell had 2 hits and 2 runs scored while Jordan Johnson had 2 RBI. Johnson was also named to the Midland Trail All-Conference team and Matt Kibler was honorable mention.
The Odin Eagles defeated Cisne 9-6. Chase Horton hit a 2-run home run, Gavin Wood hit a solo shot and Devin Williams had an RBI. Williams also worked 5.1 innings on the mound for the win. Wood came in and got the save.
Patoka got a solid start from Johnnie Clift on the mound earning the 5-1 win over Woodlawn. Jason Hapeman took the loss. Patoka improved to 12-9 on the season.
In other action:
- Mater Dei routed Metro East Lutheran 11-0.
- Columbia clinched the Cahokia Conference's Mississippi Division baseball title beating Wesclin 4-2.
- Carlyle was 2nd in the Mississippi Division after a 5-1 win over Breese Central. John Becker tossed a five-hitter and the Indians improved to 21-5.
- Nashville used 3 home runs, including a grand slam by Bryce Styninger to plate 8 runs in the first inning and held on to beat Waterloo Gibault 11-8.
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