June 27, 2022

Class 2A No. 7 West Marshall defeats Hawks, Mustangs in annual tournament

L-S baseball downs PCM at Rose Festival Tournament

STATE CENTER — Lynnville-Sully’s baseball team used a four-run third inning to down PCM at the annual Rose Festival Tournament on Saturday.

The Hawks got seven strong innings from Lannon Montgomery and out-hit the Mustangs 6-5 during the non-conference win.

PCM plated one run each in the final two innings but fell to L-S 5-2.

Both L-S and PCM lost to Class 2A No. 7 West Marshall. The host Trojans downed the Hawks 17-13 and defeated the Mustangs 10-4.

Corder Noun Harder and Conner Maston each had two hits, one run and one RBI to lead the Hawks against PCM and Montgomery walked twice.

PCM’s Gabe Hobbs highlighted the Mustangs with a solo home run and two hits.

Caleb Rea and Reese Dunsbergen had the other L-S hits. Rea added one run, one RBI, one walk and three steals and Bryce Richards, Owen Norrish and Davis Utech all walked once. Richards finished with one RBI.

Dunsbergen scored one run and C.J. Nikkei scored one run and stole one base.

Montgomery earned the win on the mound after allowing two runs — one earned — on five hits. He struck out eight, walked one and hit one batter in seven innings.

The other three hits from PCM (8-7) came from Durant Van Dyke, Easton Webb and Kaleb DeVries. Van Dyke doubled and scored one run, DeVries walked once and Trigg Steenhoek was hit by one pitch.

Nick Farver started on the mound and allowed five runs — three earned — on four hits. He took the loss, struck out three and walked five in 5 1/3 innings pitched.

Trenner Van Dyke pitched 1 2/3 innings and surrendered no runs and just one hit. He struck out one, walked one and hit one batter.

The Hawks (14-2) led West Marshall 9-2 after one inning as Noun Harder blasted a grand slam in the first. The lead stayed at 12-9 after three, but the Trojans (18-6) plated seven in the fifth to move in front.

The Hawks cranked out 12 hits as a team. Montgomery, Richards, Norrish and Conner Maston all had two hits.

Noun Harder led the team with a home run, three runs, four RBIs, one walk and one steal.

Montgomery doubled and tripled, scored one run, had one RBI and was hit by one pitch.

Norrish tallied two hits, one run and two RBIs and Conner Maston and Richards each had two hits, one run and one RBI and Maston stole one base.

Carson Maston finished with one hit, one run, one RBI and one walk, Blake Van Wyk tallied one hit, one run and one RBI and Dunsbergen was hit by a pitch and scored two runs.

Rea had one hit and was hit by one pitch, Nikkel and Terran Gosselink both scored one run and Nikkel stole two bases. Sam Philby added one steal.

The Hawks needed four pitchers to get through six innings.

Richards took the loss after allowing four earned runs on two hits in one inning. He struck out two and walked three.

Rea pitched four innings and surrendered 10 earned runs on six hits with four strikeouts, four walks and four hit batters.

Dunsbergen tossed one full inning and allowed one earned run on one hit with one strikeout and two walks. Van Wyk allowed one earned on one walk but did not record an out.

The Mustangs were limited to four hits against West Marshall. They were collected by Gavin Fenton, Adrien Robbins, Jacob Wendt and Farver.

Fenton tripled, scored one run, had one RBI and walked once, Farver added one steal, one run and one RBI and Robbins doubled, scored one run, walked once and stole one base. Wendt had one one run and one steal.

Durant Van Dyke walked twice and was hit by a pitch, Steenhoek and Webb each had one RBI and Chase Wagaman and DeVries both walked once.

West Marshall led 6-1 after three and plated all 10 of its runs in the first six frames. PCM scored one in the first, one in the sixth and two in the seventh.

DeVries started on the mound and took the loss after allowing five earned runs on four hits with two strikeouts and four walks in two innings.

Carson Hansen pitched two innings and surrendered three earned runs and four hits with three strikeouts and two walks.

Webb tossed two innings, too. He allowed two earned runs on three hits with one strikeout and two hit batters.