The 12th-ranked Rockets downed Clarke 6-0 the first time. Clarke, who is ranked 12th in Class 3A, is 7-1 in the SCC and holds the one-game edge over the Rockets entering this final week of the regular season.
“That game will really be tough, but our whole team is so focused right now, that I think we’ll be OK,” Fenton said. “Then, we have a lot to accomplish after that.”
Alexander put it another way.
“We know that we have each other’s backs.”
Cardinal beat New London tonight 2-0 in SEISC South play, making their record 15-13, 9-3
No. 12 (2A) Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 7, Cardinal 1
Card 001 000 0 - 1 6 4
EBF 201 013 x - 7 9 1
Cardinal battery - Delaney Ridgway (L, 7-10) (6IP, 9H, 7R, 2ER, 2K, 2BB), Lindsay Moore catching.
2B – Alexis Adam.
Hits – Carlie Bennett 1-for-4, Moore 1-for-2, Lindsey Davis 1-for-3, Adam 2-for-3, Lexi Fullenkamp 1-for-3.
Runs - Bennett.
EBF battery – Nataliah Hopkins (W, 19-5) (7IP, 6H, 1R, 5K, 2BB), Jarrah Jensen catching.
2B – Sadie Baugher.
HR - Tasha Alexander.
Hits – Paige Shafer 1-for-4, Haegen Boyer 2-for-3, Alexander 3-for-4, Hopkins 1-for-4, J. Jensen 1-for-2, Baugher 1-for-2 .
RBI – Alexander 3, Hopkins 2, J. Jensen.
Runs - Shafer, Boyer, Alexander 3, Baugher, Makenzie Jensen.