The Ottumwa Courier


April 22, 2013

Warriors get finale of weekend filled with rated opponents


"I just knew that's what we needed right then," Decock said of her double that drove in Matzen. "It helped the team a lot and did a lot to help our motiviation."

"Kaylyn's got a big bat and we've got a lot of confidence in her to step up to the plate. This is the perfect time of year for her to come through like that," Matzen added.

Indian Hills (17-25, 2-8) will need many more clutch performances heading into a very important final week of the regular season. With their regulary-scheduled doubleheader with Marshalltown on Monday canceled as the Tigers make up regional games, IHCC will now focus on their last two regular season regional matchups including a final regular-season home doubleheader Tuesday with No. 14 (DI) Iowa Western (36-9, 10-0) starting at 2 p.m.

"It seems like the only thing we're really lacking in right now is confidence," Overturf said. "Hopefully, this can be a confidence-building week."


Sunday's Games

No. 11 (DII) Illinois Central 3, Indian Hills 0

ICC 000 201 0 — 3 5 1

IHCC 000 000 0 — 0 4 0

Illinois Central battery — Cordan Jones (W, 5-2) (4IP, 2H, 6K) and Jaime Scott (3IP, 2H, BB), Brittany Miller catching.

HR — Sam Gudat.

Hits — Gudat 2-3, Amber Haulk 1-3, Jones 1-3, Allie Rupp 1-3.

RBI — Gudat, Haulk.

Runs — Gudat 2, Jones.

Indian Hills battery — Kendle Schieber (L, 9-11) (7IP, 5H, 3R, 2ER, 4K), Kaylyn Decock catching.

2B — Schieber.

Hits — Schieber 2-2, Laci Moore 1-2, Kaitlyn Matzen 1-3.

Indian Hills 2, No. 11 (DII) Illinois Central 0

ICC 000 000 0 — 0 4 0

IHCC 002 000 x — 2 4 0

Illinois Central battery — Cori Maloney (L, 5-6) (6IP, 4H, 2R, 2ER, 6K, 2BB, HBP), Dani Smith catching.

2B — Cordan Jones.

Hits — Amber Haulk 2-3, Jones 1-2, Brittany Miller 1-2.

Indian Hills battery — Courtney Collins (W, 3-7) (4IP, 3H, 4K, 4BB) and Mackenzie Haight (3IP, H, 5K), Kaylyn Decock catching.

2B — Decock, Kaitlyn Matzen.

Hits — Matzen 2-3, Hiliary Pennington 1-2, Decock 1-3.

RBI — Decock, Matzen.

Runs — Matzen, Olivia Starcevich.

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