AREA BASEBALL & SOFTBALL


Canton-Galva baseball—The Eagles baseball team was swept this week, losing to Sedgwick at home April 26 and then to Moundridge at home Friday.

The Eagles lost Game 1 versus Sedgwick, 9-7, thanks to a four-run scoring burst by Sedgwick in the fifth inning.

Sedgwick crushed Canton-Galva in the second game, 23-5, propelled by a 16-run scoring explosion in the fifth inning.

The Eagles suffered an 8-2 loss in Game 1 against Mound­ridge. The games was tied at two runs at the bottom of the seventh, but a six-run spurt by Moundridge in the eighth gave them the victory.

Moundridge won Game 2, 12-2, due in part to a five-run rally in the third innning. The Eagles scored their two runs in the fourth and fifth innings.

Taylor Koehn had three singles for the Eagles. He also pitched 72?3 innings in Game 1, surrendering three earned runs and striking out six.

Koehn and Nathan Bray managed the Eagles’ two hits in Game 2.

Canton-Galva softball—The Eagle softball team split with Sedgwick April 26 before sweeping Moundridge last Friday.

The Eagles lost Game 1 versus Sedgwick, 5-2. They then rallied to edge the Cardinals in the second game, 5-4.

Against Mound­ridge, the Eagles won Game 1, 15-0, and Game 2, 9-3.

“We’re playing well,” coach Barry Fritz said. “We just want to keep getting better.”

Coming—The Canton-Galva baseball and softball teams are scheduled to play their last regular-season games on the road against Halstead May 10.


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