Mule baseball team posts 2 wins in 3 games
April 25, 2019
The Wahkiakum Mules baseball team split games in a doubleheader last week and won one on Monday to bring their season record to 6-5 in league and 8-5 overall.
Last Wednesday, the team traveled to Toutle Lake. They won the first game 2-1. Beau Carlson hit two doubles, Luke Brown hit a double, and Ashden Niemeyer had an RBI.
James Anderson got the win, pitching all seven innings. He faced 26 batters, struck out 14 and allowed one hit and one run.
The Mules lost the nightcap 14-1. Beau Carlson hit a home run and Brown and Anderson hit doubles.
Brody Carlson started on the mound. He faced nine batters and allowed seven runs. Damion Curl took on the next 16 batters, allowing three hits and five runs. Niemeyer faced two batters, walked two and allowed two runs. Brown finished the game, facing the final four batters, walking two and allowing no hits and no runs.
"We are struggling in every aspect of the game and have to become better in mental preparation," Coach Marc Niemeyer said.
The Mules hosted Life Christian on Monday and won 16-5.
"We were able to play guys in a lot of new positions and everyone played and had a great time," Coach Niemeyer said.
Quentin Nelson hit a triple and drove in two runs. Beau Carlson hit a double and had an RBI. Anderson hit a double as well. Isaac Moon had four RBI, Joey Turner and Evan Quigley had three RBI, and Curl had an RBI.
Nelson, Moon and Cothren gave pitching a try, but stats were not available.