Kee baseball team wins half of busy eight-game schedule this past week

Kee baseball junior first baseman Ryan Kuhn stretches to grab this high throw to first base in the opening game of a doubleheader sweep the Hawks pulled off at Waukon Friday, June 6 by scores of 8-4 and 8-7. Kuhn was two-for-three at the plate in the game-one win with a double, a walk, one RBI and two runs scored. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link.

The Kee baseball team played .500 baseball this past week to keep its overall season record at that same level at 7-7, including a 2-2 mark in Upper Iowa Conference play. The Hawks were swept in an Upper Iowa Conference doubleheader by Clayton Ridge/Central at Lansing Monday, June 2, 4-2 and 14-1, before returning that favor at both Starmont, 13-2 in six innings and 9-0 Thursday, June 5, and Waukon, 8-4 and 8-7 Friday, June 6. Kee was then swept in convincing fashion by a pair of top-five ranked opponents at Mason City Saturday, June 7, falling to Class 3A fourth-rated Clear Lake, 15-5 in six innings, and to Class 1A second-rated host school Mason City Newman, 17-2 in four frames.
The Hawks were scheduled to play at Sumner-Fredericksburg Monday, June 9 before hosting Dunkerton Tuesday, June 10 at Lansing. Kee will then play at South Winneshiek Thursday, June 12 before competing in a tournament at Charles City Saturday, June 14 and then playing at Postville Monday, June 16 and hosting Clayton Ridge Tuesday, June 17.

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