Waukon baseball team’s nearly undefeated week involves end to pair of NEIC multi-season streaks, including 25-9 “shell-shock” at Waverly-Shell Rock

Stealing another on the way to tying the score ... Waukon baseball senior right fielder John O’Neill slides into third base ahead of the tag for a successful stolen base in the Indians’ 3-2 home victory over New Hampton Tuesday, June 1. O’Neill reached base in three of his four turns at the plate via a single, a walk and being hit by a pitch, scoring the tying run in the fifth inning after this steal pictured above and driving in the go-ahead and eventual winning run in the sixth. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Waukon baseball team played to a nearly undefeated week, winning four of its five games and ending some multi-season losing streaks to a pair of Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) teams in the process. The Indians opened the week with their first win over New Hampton since the 2014 season with a 3-2 home triumph Tuesday, June 1 before sweeping a pair non-conference dates, 4-2 at MFL/MarMac Wednesday, June 2 and 11-1 in five innings at home over Sumner-Fredericksburg/Tripoli Thursday, June 3. The baseball Tribe then wrapped up its week with a split of a road NEIC doubleheader at Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, June 4, first recovering from a 7-0 early deficit to hammer out a 25-9 triumph that ended a nine-year losing skid to the Go-Hawks before falling by a 13-3 result in five innings in game two.

Holding a 6-4 overall season record that now includes a 2-3 mark in NEIC play, the Indians are next scheduled to play at Oelwein Tuesday, June 8 and at Turkey Valley Wednesday, June 9 before hosting Decorah for a Northeast Iowa Conference home doubleheader Friday, June 11. The Tribe will then play at Osage Tuesday, June 15 and in a doubleheader at Crestwood Wednesday, June 16 before traveling to Charles City Friday, June 18.

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