BIC outlasts Riverside 10-7
Buffalo Island Central outslugged Riverside 10-7 Thursday afternoon, completing a season sweep over the Rebels in 2A-3 conference baseball action.
Wes Colbert, Austin Pike and Mark Stone all had two hits and two RBIs apiece while Devon Ballin ripped a pair of doubles to lead the Mustangs offensively.
Jacob Sanders picked up the win in relief for BIC (9-9, 7-9 2A-3). Sanders worked two innings, striking out two. Jeremy Smith started for the Mustangs and went 4 1/3 innings, striking out four.
Cody Web led Riverside at the plate going 3-3. Rebel hurler Logan Meurer suffered the loss. Riverside drops to 8-10 overall and 6-10 in conference play.
Riverside bounced back Friday afternoon winning a 16-11 slugfest over Osceola. Taylor Smith had a pair of hits and drove in three runs while Michael Mann had a hit to go along with four RBIs to lead the Rebels. Logan Meurer also had a pair of hits and drove in a run.
Devon Austin (1-0) picked up the win with 3 2/3 innings of relief work.
The Rebels rolled past Black Rock 15-0 Tuesday afternoon at Lake City. Riverside's Kollin Stone fired a perfect game, working four innings while fanning nine Zebras. Stone (2-1) was involved in 11 of the 12 outs Riverside recorded in the game.
Logan Meurer led the Rebels at the plate with a pair of hits and three RBIs. Braden Peaster had an inside the park homerun for the Rebels while driving in a pair of runs. Ryan Mason added a pair of RBIs for the Rebels.
Buffalo Island Central dropped a pair of conference games, losing 10-3 Tuesday afternoon to Marmaduke after being shut out 11-0 Monday afternoon by East Poinsett County.