Sports

Pocahontas Area Baseball Edges Emmetsburg

Tue 6-7-2016

The Pocahontas baseball team got the 1st run on the board in the 1st inning only to have Emmetsburg respond with 2 in the bottom half.  Pocahontas got the lead back in the 4th inning thanks to a 3 RBI triple by Tyler Colee to go ahead 4-2.  They would add 3 more in the 5th inning and win the ball game 7-4.  Pocahontas with 7 runs on 6 hits.  They were led by Colee going 1-2 with 3 RBI's and Braden Ehn was 2-4.  Emmetsburg got 4 runs on 5 hits.  Brent Wesley was 1-4 with 2 RBI's.  The winning pitcher was Connor Shoening for Pocahonthas.  He went 5 innings giving up 3 earned runs and 3 hits.  Losing pitcher was Will Schany for Emmetsburg.  He went 5 innings giving up 7 earned runs on 6 hits.

 

Emmetsburg drops to 3-5 and will be at Estherville Wednesday.  Pocahontas Area improves to 8-2 and will host Storm Lake St. Mary's on Wednesday.