I-S blanks Westfield, Shiocton
By Greg Seubert
Pacelli handed the Iola-Scandinavia baseball team a 9-2 Central Wisconsin 8 Conference loss April 24.
Meanwhile, the Thunderbirds picked up recent wins over Westfield, Shiocton and Pittsville, but came up short against Amherst.
Pacelli 9, I-S 2
The Cardinals took a 5-0 lead with single runs in the first, fourth and sixth innings and two in the fifth.
The T-Birds cut into the lead with a pair of runs in the sixth, but Pacelli sealed the win with a four-run seventh.
Pacelli outhit the T-Birds 12-6. Ethan Olson had three hits and drove in both of the T-Birds’ runs.
I-S 3, Westfield 0
Carter Kurki got the win on the mound and had three hits April 22 in a nonconference win over the Pioneers.
Alex Sharp, Kurki and Jayden Sivertson drove in a run each.
The T-Birds came up with a run in the fourth inning and added two more in the fifth.
Amherst 4, I-S 1
Marcus Glodowski held the T-Birds to two hits April 18.
The teams went into the fourth inning tied at 1-1, but the Falcons scored three times in the fourth to take the lead for good.
I-S 4, Shiocton 0
The T-Birds opened CWC-8 play April 17 by shutting out the Chiefs in Shiocton.
Seth Korb held the Chiefs to one hit and also struck out 13 batters in the complete-game win.
Sivertson had two of the T-Birds’ six hits.
I-S 2, Pittsville 1
Korb and Nick Hansen drove in a run for the T-Birds April 13 in a season-opening win over the Panthers.