McCook MNB Bank Seniors End Regular Season With Two Losses
Game 1 vs Alliance
McCook MNB Seniors stayed in it until the end, but Alliance fnbo Sr Spartans pulled away late in a 6-5 victory on Saturday. With one out in the top of the sixth an error scored one run for Alliance fnbo Sr Spartans. McCook MNB Seniors lost despite out-hitting Alliance fnbo Sr Spartans seven to five. Alliance fnbo Sr Spartans opened up scoring in the first inning, when Caeson Clarke grounded out, scoring one run. Alliance fnbo Sr Spartans knotted the game up at four in the top of the fifth inning. Jakob Callan doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs. Alliance fnbo Sr Spartans scored three runs in the fifth inning. The big inning for Alliance fnbo Sr Spartans came thanks to an error on a ball put in play by Chance Crowe and a double by Callan. Kellen Muhr was the winning pitcher for Alliance fnbo Sr Spartans . The righty went four innings, allowing four runs on five hits and striking out three. Vic Hinojosa threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen. Alex Anthony took the loss for McCook MNB Seniors. Anthony went six innings, allowing six runs on five hits, striking out three and walking one. McCook MNB Seniors scattered seven hits in the game. Tanner Jacobs and Anthony each collected multiple hits for McCook MNB Seniors. Anthony and Jacobs all had two hits to lead McCook MNB Seniors. Alliance fnbo Sr Spartans was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Chase King had the most chances in the field with five.
Game 2 vs Gering
Nothing came easy for McCook MNB Seniors on Saturday, as they fell 12-4 to Platte Valley Companies. Riley Schanaman earned the win for Platte Valley Companies. The ace allowed two hits and four runs over four and a third innings, striking out four. Ryley Hoke threw two-thirds of an inning in relief out of the bullpen. Adam Dugger took the loss for McCook MNB Seniors. The righty lasted three innings, allowing six hits and nine runs while striking out two and walking zero. Alex Anthony went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead McCook MNB Seniors in hits. Platte Valley Companies had seven hits in the game. Blake Greene and Hoke all had multiple hits for Platte Valley Companies.