FAIRFIELD — Jackson Weaton and Tristin Waugh combined on a no-hitter in the first game, then the Trojans' offense cranked three home runs in the second game as they took 15-0 and 13-2 wins over Keokuk in a Southeast Conference doubleheader at Fairfield Middle School.
Weaton and Waugh pitched four innings, and the Trojans scored seven runs in the second inning to break open the game. Weaton went 2-for4 with two doubles and four RBIs, while Waugh and Carter Ferrel each drove in three runs.
In the second game, Fairfield jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning, then extended the lead to six after two before cruising the rest of the way.
Elan Ledger picked up the win in relief of Cole Engle, as he struck out three over three innings of work. Weaton, Cooper Drish and Kosta Papazogolou all homered in the contest.
Cardinal 10, Danville 2
ELDON — A four-run fourth inning helped the Comets erase a deficit for the first three innings as they picked up a SEI Superconference South Division victory.
Griffin Greiner and Blaine Bryant each drove in two runs for Cardinal, and Braden Ridgway had a home run in the contest. Eight of the nine hitters in the lineup had at least one hit, and eight of the hitters also scored at least one run.
Landon Becker dominated on the mound, striking out 12 and walking just one in a complete-game effort.
Van Buren 2, Notre Dame 0
KEOSAUQUA — Jackson Manning's RBI single in the second inning and Jonah Heckenberg's run on a passed ball in the fifth was all the offense pitcher Jaxon Thomas needed as the Warriors picked up a South Division win.
Thomas pitched a one-hitter and struck out nine without a walk against a potent Nikes lineup. Thomas took his no-hitter into the seventh, when Brady Oleson hit a two-out double to break up the no-hitter.
Notre Dame pitcher Nicholas Skerik struck out 13 Van Buren hitters. The teams combined for just five hits.
Davis County 2, Albia 0
BLOOMFIELD — Trevor Slayton's one-hitter was backed by two first-inning runs as the Mustangs down the Blue Demons in a South Central Conference game.
Slayton struck out four without a walk, needing just 76 points to earn the win.
Caden Glosser opened the scoring when he crossed the plate on Draven DeKraai's single. Later, two errors helped DeKraai come around to score to provide an insurance run.
The teams combined for five errors in the contest, and Albia starter Luke Bossard didn't get out of the second inning in allowing both runs and taking the loss.
Cardinal 9, Danville 4
ELDON — Alexia McClure, Kinsey Hissem and Riley Bears each drove in two runs as the Comets claimed a South Division victory and their fifth straight win.
Cardinal scored five runs in the second inning to take control of the game. McClure and Hissem also had two hits apiece in the win.
Kassidy Verrips picked up the win, allowing three earned runs in seven innings and striking out six.
No. 7 Albia 19, Davis County 4
BLOOMFIELD — Kennedy Schroeder was 3-for-3 with three runs scored and drove in a pair to lead the Class 3A seventh-ranked Lady Dees to a South Central Conference rout.
Makenna Jones also had three hits for Albia, while Alex Beard homered and drove in two runs. Ellie Spurgin had three RBIs for Albia.
Ashton Madden had two hits for Davis County. Albia scored seven times in the third inning and six times in the seventh.
Albia's Jena Lawrence picked up the win despite walking five. Madeline Barker took the loss, allowing eight earned runs.