WS reaches 10th win; tops Unity Christian 3-2

Posted July 7, 2014 at 9:30 pm

West Sioux’s baseball team gained a milestone 10th win in dramatic fashion with a 3-2, eighth inning win over Unity Christian of Orange City in War Eagle Conference play before a thrilled home crowd July 3.

Unity Christian led 2-0 through the first five innings. The Falcons were not about to be denied this night, scoring twice in the sixth for a 2-2 tie and pushing across the winning run in the eighth inning.

Porter Hummel gained the pitching win and had a double digit strikeout game with 11 compared to just one walk and five hits allowed.

West Sioux won with seven hits and eight walks for a 10-9 record heading into the final week of the regular season.

Falcons’ statistics

Tucker Vander Feen was 2-for-2 with one run scored and one walk.

Jake Lynott was 1-for-3 with one run scored and one walk.

Trevor Ericson was 1-for-4.

Hummel reached base three times on walks.

Blankenship was 1-for-5 with an RBI.

Mitch Schlumbohm was 1-for-3 with 2 RBIs and one stolen base.

Jesus Rivera was 1-for-4 with one double.

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