Baseball: Owls sweep Ashby
The Hancock Owls improved to 7-8 on the season after sweeping Ashby Thursday, May 10 in Hancock.
The Owls next participate in the Morris/C-A tournament Saturday, May 12 in Morris.
Hancock 6, Ashby 5
The Owls beat Ashby 6-5 in game one of a doubleheader Thursday, May 10 in Hancock. Preston Rohloff took the win on the hill with Montana Molden coming in for the save.
Molden hit a double to lead the Owl offense that tallied five hits.
Ashby..............102 002 – 5
Hancock..........400 02x – 6
HITTING – Ashby: NA … Hancock: Gideon Joos 1-3, Montana Molden 1-3 2b, Preston Rohloff 1-3, Isaiah Flaten 1-3, Kody Berget 1-3
PITCHING – Ashby: Kofed (L)… Hancock: Preston Rohloff (W), Montana Molden (Sv)
Hancock 8, Ashby 7
In game two Thursday, Hancock won 8-7 to complete the sweep. Kody Berget got the win on the hill and Molden came in for his second save of the day.
Ashby and Hancock were tied at 5-5 through three innings. Hancock, the visitor on the scoreboard in game two, got up 8-5 after four and half innings. Ashby fell short of the comeback with a run in each of the final two innings.
Hancock.............230 120 – 8
Ashby................320 011 – 7
HITTING – Hancock: Gideon Joos 1-5, Adam Shaw 1-4, Daniel Milander 1-4, Montana Molden 1-4, Colton Crowell 1-4, Kody Berget 1-4… Ashby: NA
PITCHING – Hancock: Kody Berget (W), Molden (Sv)… Ashby: Olson (L)