PRAIRIE CITY — Prairie City-Monroe stayed on the positive side of .500 with a 3-1 win over Gladbrook-Reinbeck Wednesday night.
Sophomore pitcher Austin Brown pitched a complete game and struck out 10 to earn his sixth win of the season on the mound. It was his third straight start in which he allowed only one earned run.
Brown also drove in a run with a double in the win.
The Mustangs totaled six hits and scored one run each in the first, second and fourth innings.
Chase Kuening had two of his team’s six hits. Sophomore Clay Cooper contributed an RBI double and senior Zach Uhlenhopp also drove in one run.
PCM (11-10) has won four of its last six games.
Lynnville-Sully wins second straight
SULLY — Brandon Dunsbergen went 3-for-5 with a double and a triple and Caleb James added three hits and two RBI in Lynnville-Sully’s 11-4 victory over English Valleys Wednesday night.
The Hawks scored five runs in the first inning and never looked back against the Bears. When English Valley trimmed Lynnville-Sully’s lead to 5-3 in the top of the third inning, the Hawks answered by scoring three of their own in the bottom half of the third.
Senior Daniel Zimmerman threw his first complete game of the season for Lynnville-Sully. Zimmerman gave up five hits, walked four and struckout three.
Lynnville-Sully also won Tuesday night, 10-8, over visiting HLV. The Hawks came from behind by scoring all of their runs in the final three innings and erased HLV’s 6-0 lead.
Zimmerman went 3-for-3 against HLV and Payton Scandridge finished 2-for-4 with two RBI. TJ Cunningham also added a solo home run.
Lynnville-Sully is 10-8 overall and 8-8 in conference games this season.