Eagles Score Key Victories

It was a great week for Eagle baseball! The Eagles had three victories last week, including one over the number one team in the state, the Belgrade Panthers.

On April 22, the Eagles hosted the Stanley Blue Jays. They won with a score of 24-2.

In the first inning, Kayson Radke singled to score three runs. At the end of the first inning the score was 5-1. Nineteen runs were scored by the Eagles in the second inning when Ty Schepens singled to drive in two, Cayden Heck drew a walk, an error scored two, Cooper McNally singled to bring in two, Kayson Radke singled to knock home two, Braden Harris walked, Dennis Fine drew a walk, Heck singled, Gradin Sukut singled, Brody Verhasselt drew a walk, Kayson Radke singled, Wyatt Conn singled and Paul Ownby drew a walk.

Sukut earned the win pitching for Sidney. Over two innings, he gave up one hit and one run (zero earned), striking out five and walking none. Radke finished the game as the relief pitcher.

The Eagles had 13 walks during the game. Fine led with three. Harris, Ryder Hansen, Sukut and Radke stole multiple bases during the game. The Eagles stole nine bases in total. They had one double play in the game.

On Friday, the Eagles beat the undefeated, number one team in the state, the Belgrade Panthers. The score was 4-3.

The Eagles took the lead in the fifth inning when an error scored one run, Sukut tripled to score two runs and Ryder Hansen singled to bring in the go-ahead run.

Hansen earned the win for Sidney, pitching the entire game. He gave up nine hits and three runs, striking out four and walking six.

Radke, Heck, Hansen, Bowers and Sukut each had one hit in the game. The Eagles didn't commit a single error during the game. Blake Johnson had the most plays with six.

The team earned its third victory on Saturday, when the Eagles hosted the Watford City Wolves. The score was 13-3.

Hansen had a great game at bat. The senior tripled in the first inning, tripled again in the fourth and singled in the fifth.

In the second inning, the Eagles scored on a passed ball. After Sukut singled, Radke doubled in the third inning, scoring another run. In the fifth inning, the Eagles scored five runs on five hits after Hansen singled, Schepens doubled and Radke singled.

Sukut earned the win while pitching. He gave up five runs and three hits (zero earned) over five innings, striking out seven and walking zero.

The Eagles will end their regular season this weekend, traveling to play in Helena and Columbus.The Eagles are looking to clinch a berth to the state tournament.


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