Moundridge closed out its regular season Monday with a split against Canton-Galva.

Moundridge closed out its regular season Monday with a split against Canton-Galva.
The Wildcats won game one 9-6, doing all of their damage in the second and third innings.
Kyle Stucky got the win for the Wildcats, as he went 5 1/3 innings, giving up four earned runs on five hits. He walked eight and struck out one.
“Kyle Stucky pitched a nice game,” Moundridge coach Lynn Eichelberger said. “He got outs when we needed them.”
Kyle Huxman pitched the final 1 2/3 innings to get the save. He struck out two and walked one, but allowed no hits.
Connor Farnham walked 10 batters in taking the loss, but only registered five earned runs.
Huxman led Moundridge with a 2-for-4 showing at the plate with a double and two runs scored. Nick Leddy had two RBIs for the Wildcats (7-13).
Ethan Loyd led the Eagles with a 2-for-3 night in game one.
Game two saw the Eagles win 10-5 off the strenght of a nine-run fourth inning.
Farnham and Loyd both had a pair of hits for Canton-Galva, with Farnham also notching the only extra-base hit in a double.
Eight different Canton-Galva batters recorded RBIs in the win.
Nick Bray was the winning pitcher, as he went all seven innings.
He gave up only two earned runs off seven hits. He walked five and struck out three.
Dylan Sugers took the loss for Moundridge in 3 2/3 innings.. He gave up 10 runs, six earned, on five hits. He walked seven and struck out three.
“[Sugars] was pitching well until a hit batter and a few walks got him in trouble,” Eichelberger said. “For a freshmen, he does a nice job on the mound.”
Leddy closed out the game for Moundridge.
Garrett Higgins went 2-for-4 with a double and a triple. He knocked in one run and scored one.
Corey Barton went 2-for-2 at the plate for Moundridge.
Both teams are in the same Class 2-1A Regional, which will be hosted May 19 and 20 at Galva.

Canton-Galva falls to 3A No. 2 Southeast of Saline
GYPSUM — A day after splitting with Moundridge, Canton-Galva ran into a buzzsaw in the form of Class 3A No. 2 Southeast of Saline.
The Eagles fell 8-1 in the early game, then 11-1 in game two.
Tanner Klingensmith took the game one loss, working the first three innings and only giving up one earned run on five hits.
Reed Weins went the final three innings and gave two earned runs on four hits.
Connor Farnham, Nick Bray and Jacob Struber each had one hit, with Bray getting the lone RBI.
Jacob Dailey took the loss in game two, giving up five earned runs on 10 hits. Struber closed out the last 1 2/3 innings.
“Tanner, Reed and Jacob Dailey did a really good job of keeping the ball down in the strike zone against a really good hitting team,” Canton-Galva coach Kelly Nelson said, “but we just couldn't come up with any offense.”
Bray and Caleb Sovde had the only two hits for the Eagles, who host a Class 2-1A Regional beginning on Monday.
Pairings should be announced today.

Redskins blow past Ellsworth
LITTLE RIVER — Tevin Renken struck out 12 batters and Little River destroyed Ellsworth in both games of a doubleheader Tuesday.
The Redskins won game one 14-0 and 18-8 in game two.
Renken was very near perfect in game one, as he allowed only one hit and one walk in picking up the win.
Zack Konen and Kyler Cox both had two hits that included doubles for Little River. Cordell Moore also had two hits.
Moore, Cox, Renken, JJ Porter and Levi Baldwin all had two RBIs for Little River.
Grant Harvey had the win in game two, as he went three innings and gave up one unearned run on three hits. He struck out four and walked one.
Moore went two innings, giving up six earned runs on three hits. Moore walked seven and struck out two.
Renken was went 4-for-4 with four RBIs to lead the Redskin onslaught in game two.
Laramie Peters and Dalton Arnold both had three hits, while Moore, Cox and Baldwin had two.
Peters drove in five total runs, while Moore had three RBIs and Cox two.