Oskaloosa Baseball Sweeps Pella

The Oskaloosa baseball team cruised to two easy wins on the road at Pella Monday night, winning 12-1 in five innings and 8-2 in the nightcap.

The Indians started strong in game one, scoring four runs in the first inning, three in the second, four in the third and one in the fifth inning while Pella’s lone run came in the bottom of the fifth. Osky hammered out 12 hits while limiting Pella to just two hits. Osky committed one error while Pella committed four errors. At the plate, Tyler Miller was red hit going 4-4 with an RBI, Noah Van Veldhuizen and Cole Kraber reach had two hits while Wyatt Krier, Colton Butler and Rian Yates each had one hit. Butler got the win pitching three innings, allowing no runs on one hit with four strikeouts and no walks. Jarrett Czerwinski pitched the final two innings allowing one run on one hit with two strikeouts and no walks.

The bats stayed hot for the Indians in game two as they scored three runs in the first inning, four in the second and one in the seventh while pounding out eight more hits. Pella scored both of their runs in the fourth inning and also had eight hits. Each team committed two errors. Rian Yates got the win pitching three innings, allowing no runs on just two hits, striking out three and walking one. Wyatt Krier threw the final four innings allowing two runs on six hits with three strikeouts and one walk. At the plate, Miller stayed hot with two more hits, Colton Butler also had two hits, Krier, Yates, Noah Van Veldhuizen, and Will Schultz each had one hit. Butler knocked in three runs. While Miller, Yates, Van Veldhuizen and Cole Kraber each had one RBI. The wins improve the Indians to 18-8 overall and 13-6 in LHC play.

Oskaloosa will be home Tuesday night hosting 8th ranked Fairfield at 7:30 pm, then host last year’s Class 2A State Champions Centerville Wednesday night before making up their games with Pella Christian on Thursday starting at 5:30 pm at the Lacey Complex.

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