July 24, 2024

Mustangs blitz Bluejays, fall to Trojans in HOIAC matchups

PCM baseball team loses twice to Williamsburg in non-conference doubleheader

PERRY — Nick Farver tossed a complete-game shutout on the mound, the Mustangs took advantage of six Perry errors and the PCM baseball team cruised past the Bluejays 14-0 in five innings on May 31.

PCM out-hit Perry 8-2 and the Mustangs played a clean game in the field during the Heart of Iowa Athletic Conference contest.

Gavin Fenton and Kaleb DeVries led the PCM offense with two hits each. Fenton tripled and added three runs, three RBIs, one walk and one steal and DeVries doubled and registered three runs, one RBI and two steals.

The other hits came from Gabe Hobbs, Trigg Steenhoek, Easton Webb and Will Owens.

Hobbs doubled and finished with one walk, one hit by pitch, three RBIs, one run and one stolen base, Steenhoek chipped in one run, one RBI and one walk and Webb scored one run and tallied two RBIs.

Owens scored two runs, Farver walked once, scored one run and had one RBI, Jacob Wendt walked twice and drove in one run and Jack Jungling drew a walk and scored two runs.

Farver improved to 1-1 on the mound after surrendering no runs on two hits with seven strikeouts and two walks in five innings.

Owen Myers led Perry (3-8 overall, 2-3 in the HOIAC) with one hit and one steal and Kain Killmer had one hit. The Bluejays used five pitchers in the five innings.

West Marshall 13, PCM 4

PRAIRIE CITY — The Mustangs kept Class 2A No. 10 West Marshall at bay for four innings, but the Trojans broke through with a big final three frames during a 13-4 road win over PCM on June 2.

PCM led 4-3 after five, but the Trojans plated five in the sixth and five in the seventh to pull away. West Marshall out-hit the Mustangs 9-6 and PCM (3-6, 3-2) committed one error.

Steenhoek had two of the Mustangs’ six hits, while Fenton, Farver, Hobbs and Webb tallied one hit each.

Farver’s hit was a home run and he added two RBIs, Steenhoek, Hobbs and Fenton all doubled, Webb and Steenhoek each scored one run and Webb drew two walks.

Jungling tallied two walks and one RBI, DeVries walked twice, Zeb Padget walked once and Coby DeRaad scored one run.

Trenner Van Dyke (1-1) allowed three earned runs on four hits and struck out five, walked four and hit four batters in 4 2/3 innings.

Shay Burns took the pitching loss after surrendering 11 runs — seven earned — on five hits in 1 2/3 innings. He struck out three, walked four and hit two batters. Jacob Wendt got the final two outs and struck out one and walked one.

DJ Ridout homered and had three RBIs to lead West Marshall (10-2, 5-0) and Beckham Desotel was hit by two pitches, scored two runs and added two RBIs.

Noah Desotel struck out 11 and allowed two hits and no runs in five innings to grab the pitching win.

Williamsburg sweeps PCM in non-conference doubleheader

PRAIRIE CITY — The Mustangs were limited to 10 hits and four runs in two games against 2A No. 8 Williamsburg on May 30.

PCM also committed 12 errors in the doubleheader as the Raiders claimed wins of 9-2 and 11-2 on the road.

The Mustangs were held to four hits and committed three errors in the opener and Williamsburg started fast and never looked back.

In the nightcap, PCM plated two in the first but did not score again and had more errors (9) than hits (6) in the loss.

Owens had two hits and one double in the opener, while Webb tallied one hit and one RBI, Farver walked once, scored one run and had one RBI and Jungling tallied one hit.

Steenhoek drew one walk, DeVries was hit by a pitch and DeRaad scored one run.

Webb took the loss on the mound after allowing five runs — three earned — on eight hits in three innings. He struck out one.

Burns pitched the final four innings and surrendered four earned runs on two hits and struck out five, walked two and hit two batters.

Williamsburg (8-6) led the opener 5-0 after three and scored four in the fourth. Landon Jepson finished with three hits and two RBIs and Sam Rich tallied two hits and two runs.

Nile Sinn struck out eight Mustangs over five innings and surrendered just three hits and one run to earn the pitching win.

Sinn led the Raiders with three hits, two runs and two RBIs in the nightcap. Rich finished wtith three hits, three runs and three RBIs and earned the pitching win after striking out seven in four innings.

The Mustangs led 2-0 early in the second game, but the Raiders plated two in the second, one in the third, two in the fourth and four in the sixth to pull away.

Hobbs had two of PCM’s six hits, but the Mustangs were plagued by nine errors. Fenton, Webb, Wendt and Farver each registered one hit and Padget and DeVries walked twice.

Hobbs doubled twice, Fenton and Farver each added one run, one walk and one steal, Webb drove in one run and Owens was hit by a pitch.

Padget took the pitching loss after allowing five runs — one earned — on five hits in five innings. He also struck out seven and walked four.

Wendt and Owens both tossed one inning in relief. Wendt allowed two runs and two hits and struck out one and Owens gave up four runs — two earned — on no hits but walked three and hit one batter.