Canton-Galva 13-15 team sweeps Marion



The Canton-Galva Babe Ruth baseball team hosted Marion Wednesday night.

?We came into the game tied for first place with one loss each in the Cottonwood Valley League,? Canton-Galva coach Kelly Nelson said.

In the end, Canton-Galva came out on top with a doubleheader sweep.

The Eagles won, 15-5, in Game 1, building a 9-1 lead after two innings.

Marion managed two runs in the third, but Canton-Galva answered with six runs in the bottom of the inning, aided by a Ryan Grant three-run homer, and the Eagles claimed the victory.

Nick Bray was 2-for-2 at-bat with two RBIs, and Tanner Klingensmith and Hunter Pearson each doubled and had two RBIs.

Klingensmith earned the pitching win, giving up four hits and three runs (all earned) while walking five and striking out four.

The Eagles followed with a 12-4 victory in Game 2, aided by an eight-run first inning that gave the Eagles control from the start.

For the Eagles, Pearson was 2-for-2 at-bat with two RBIs.

Bray took a no-hitter into the fourth inning before giving up two hits. He earned the win, giving up two hits and three runs (none earned), while walking one and striking out four.


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