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May 13, 2014

Okaw Levels Hilltoppers

Okaw Valley (17-5) won their 9th straight ball game on Saturday as they swept Villa Grove, 5-3 and 3-2, after leveling Mt. Pulaski on Friday, 17-6.

“Our doubleheader sweep at Heritage Villa Grove on Saturday sealed at least a tie for the conference championship,” said Okaw coach Andrew Hagerman. “We are 17-5 overall, finishing 11-1 in conference play.”

The Timberwolves exploded out of the gate, scoring 12 runs against Mt. Pulaski in the 1st inning.

Colton Sroka drew a lead-off walk and Joe Jeffers singled. Peyton Hagerman singled both runners across, 2-0. Still with no outs, Devon Still singled Hagerman in. Drew Fruchtl walked and Ian Tiarks reached on an error.

After an out, Connor Cloyd singled, scoring Still and Fruchtl, 5-0. With two outs, Sroka batted around and this time he doubled Tiarks across. Jeffers came up again and smashed a 3-run homer, 9-0.

Hagerman, Still, Fruchtl and Tiarks hit four consecutive singles with two outs, 11-0. Dylan Park reached on an error and Fruchtl scored to cap the 12-run 1st.

With two outs, a walk and an error set the table for Mt. Pulaski. A double made it 12-2. Both teams held serve until the 4th.

With two quick outs in the Okaw 4th, Justin Johnson walked and Sroka reached on an error, leaving the door open. Johnson scored and Jeffers singled, scoring Sroka, 14-2.

Hagerman, Still, Fruchtl and Alex Martin had four straight singles, again, making it 17-2. Okaw scored five more runs with two outs.

The Hilltoppers, likewise started with two outs in their 4th, but scored. A single, and a walk set up a 2-run double, 17-4. Okaw phoned it in in the 5th with the 10-run rule in play.

Mt. Pulaski tried to extend the game, but fell short in the 6th. A 1-out single and a 2-out walk and two singles were followed by an error, making it 17-6. Jeffers then squeezed a fly out in center and pulled the plug on Mt. P.

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