The Iola-Scandinavia baseball team opened Central Wisconsin 8 Conference play Thursday, April 5, with a 6-3 win over Bonduel at Taylor Field.
The Thunderbirds trailed 3-0 heading into the bottom of the third inning after the Bears put two runs on the board in the first and added another in the top of the third, but I-S came up with four runs in the third and two more in the sixth.
Bonduel outhit the T-Birds 9-5, but also committed three errors.
Hunter Gruenwald had a two-run single for the T-Birds, while Spencer Erickson had an RBI single.
Zach Gauerke gave up nine hits on the mound, but also struck out nine batters.
The T-Birds improved to 2-0 overall and 1-0 in CWC-8 play. I-S hosted Wittenberg-Birnamwood Tuesday, April 10, and will host Stevens Point Pacelli at 4:30 p.m. today (Thursday, April 12). The T-Birds will also host Manawa at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 16.