Waukon baseball team wins one of four contests this past week

Waukon baseball junior Jake Ronan dives for a fly ball to record an out in the opening game of the Indians’ doubleheader home sweep suffered against Kee Friday, June 6 by scores of 8-4 and 8-7. Ronan collected two singles in three at-bats in both ballgames, scoring one run in that first-game loss and two more while driving in a run in the nightcap. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link.

The Waukon baseball team added another game to the win column in four tries this past week, coming up just shy in some other contests to currently hold a 2-7 record on the season with a 0-1 start to its Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) season. The baseball Tribe lost a 10-0 NEIC opener in five innings at Waverly-Shell Rock Tuesday, June 3 before being rained out in the second game of that originally scheduled doubleheader. The lone Indian win came Wednesday, June 4 at home over MFL/MarMac by a 5-4 count before the Indians came up short, 8-4 and 8-7, at home against Kee Friday, June 6.
The Indians were scheduled to host a Northeast Iowa Conference doubleheader with Charles City Tuesday, June 10 before playing at Turkey Valley Wednesday, June 11 and then at home against Decorah Friday, June 13. The Tribe will then host Oelwein Monday, June 16 before playing at New Hampton Wednesday, June 18, all three of those NEIC dates being varsity reserve/varsity match-ups.

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