CARROLL – The Kuemper Catholic Knights won their eighth Hawkeye 10 Conference game, beating Shenandoah 10-3, Friday, June 7.
Kuemper scored in four different innings, pushing one run across in the second and two in the third. The Knights scored five runs in the fourth to put the game away and added two more in the sixth.
The Knights finished the game with 12 hits against Shenandoah pitchers Cain Lorimor and Nick Mather. Kyle Berg homered in the sixth inning. Truman Haukap tripled in a run and AJ Schrenk doubled in two in the fourth for Kuemper’s three extra-base hits during the contest.
Schrenk shut down the Mustang bats for the first five innings. He walked two and hit a batter, but didn’t allow a hit until Lorimor’s leadoff single in the sixth. Schrenk retired two, but AJ Herold, Owen McCunn and Anthony Stogdill all singled, pushing across two Mustang runs.
Shenandoah would get one more run in the seventh against relief pitcher Logan Sibenaller, who walked four in the inning with Herold earning the RBI with the bases loaded.
All four Shenandoah hits came in the sixth frame. Lorimor and Herold reached base three times each in the game.
The loss dropped the Mustangs to 3-7 overall and 2-5 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference.
Kuemper improved to 9-4 with the win and hit the halfway point in their conference schedule with an 8-2 league record.