The Ottumwa Courier


May 10, 2013

Falcons rally late in postseason opener


The first elimination game of the regional tournament took place to end play on Friday. Marshalltown (24-21) stayed alive by shutting out Muscatine, 6-0, to end the Cardinals' season at 10-37. The Tigers will face the loser of the IHCC-Iowa Western contest today at 2 p.m. Should Marshalltown win, they would face the winner of the IHCC-Iowa Western game at 5 p.m. A loss by the Tigers at 2 would extend the tournament to a championship game Sunday at Noon.


Region XI Baseball Tournament

Indian Hills 4, Marshalltown 3

Marshalltown 011 010 0 — 3 7 1

Indian Hills 010 102 x — 4 4 1

Marshalltown battery — Cory Ceponis (L, 7-1) (8IP, 4H, 4R, 3ER, 8K, 4BB, 2HBP), Ty Russell catching.

2B — William Salas.

Hits — Justin Fogler 2-4, Daryl Blaskovich 1-3, Russell 1-3, Andrew Utterback 1-3, Bennett Mann 1-4, Salas 1-4.

RBI — Fogler, Mann, Russell.

Runs — Blaskovich, Salas, Utterback. Indian Hills battery — Jake Stalzer (4 2/3IP, 6H, 3R, 3ER, 5K, 3BB), Matt Lashlee (2 1/3IP, 2K), Jose Marin (W, 2-3) (IP, K) and Derek Kawlewski (S, 2) (IP), Kevin Valera catching.

2B — Taylor Ostrich.

Hits — Edgar Lebron 1-4, Ostrich 1-4, Dario Polanco 1-4, Junior Santos 1-4.

RBI — Tyler Hermann, Lebron, Ostrich. Runs — Joel Booker, Hermann, Ostrich, Santos.

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