Indians On Three-Game Slide

The Indians will be fighting their way out of a three game slide when they visit Pella on Monday evening.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians are on a break until Monday night when they will travel to Pella to take on the Dutch.

Oskaloosa is in the middle of a three-game slide, having lost to Norwalk, Indianola, and Carlisle.

On Monday, the Indians traveled to Indianola, and Senior Ryan Yates held the home team scoreless through the first three innings, allowing just two hits and claiming five strikeouts.

Junior Noah Van Veldhuizen was tasked with holding off Indianola in the fourth and fifth innings. The home team managed to get three hits, and Van Veldhuizen struck out three. Van Veldhuizen was charged with the loss.

Van Veldhuizen led the Indians at the plate with two hits. Rian Yates, Cole Kraber, Charlie North, and Nikolas Dykstra each had hits.

On Tuesday night, the Indians hosted Carlisle but suffered their third straight loss 12-3.

The first inning ended with Oskaloosa up 3-2 over the visitors, but that would be the end of the offensive muscle. Carlisle added five more runs in the second, followed by two runs in the fourth, and three more runs in the fifth inning.

At the plate, Tyler Miller and Cole Kraber each had two hits, while Wyatt Krier, Charlie North, Nikolas Dykstra each had a hit.

Yates, Van Veldhuizen, and Kraber had RBIs.

Kraber was charged with the loss from the mound after just 1 1/3 innings that allowed six hits and seven runs.

Kale Bollinger pitched three innings allowing three hits and five runs, but earning four strikeouts.

William Schultz pitched two innings, allowing zero hits and claiming three strikeouts.

Tyler Miller pitched just 2/3 of an inning, allowing a single hit, but striking out two.

Oskaloosa travels to Pella on Monday night for a doubleheader with the Dutch, and returns home on Tuesday night to battle Fairfield, and then again at home on Wednesday to face Centerville.

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