Spirit Lake Baseball Team Gets Blanked By LeMars In Postseason Play

Fri 7-14-2017

It was a great pitching matchup Friday between Spirit Lake's Houston Hawkins and Trent Hilbrands of LeMars.  It was scoreless the first four innings before the bulldogs scored in the bottom of the 5th inning to take the lead.  They would add three more runs in the 6th inning and win 5-0.  LeMars with 5 runs on 8 hits.  Spirit Lake 0 runs on 6 hits.  LeMars was led by Keaton Candor who went 3-4 with 3 RBI's and he hit 2 homeruns.  Austin Jennings led Spirit Lake going 2-3.  The winning pitcher was Trent Hilbrands of LeMars.  He went 7 innings and gave up 0 runs on 6 hits with 4 strikeouts.  Houston Hawkins took the loss.  He went 5 innings and gave up 2 runs on 5 hits with 10 strikeouts.  Spirit Lake will finish the season with a record of 14-10 and graduate Gavin Kramer, Gavin DeVos, Jac Radcliffe, Zach Deitering, Dillon Reynolds and Houston Hawkins.  LeMars is 19-13 and will face Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley in a district final Monday.  BH/RV beat Spencer 7-0 in the first game.

Other 3A Scores:


Bishop Heelan 10

Storm Lake 6

Sergeant Bluff-Luton 10