H & H Installation Braves Clinches Lead In Fourth Inning To Defeat High Plains Podiatry Orioles

The H & H Installation Braves took the lead late in the game in a 9-5 victory over the High Plains Podiatry Orioles on Tuesday. The game was tied at five with H & H Installation Braves batting in the bottom of the fourth when Davien Hanson singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run. The H & H Installation Braves earned the victory despite allowing the High Plains Podiatry Orioles to score three runs in the fourth inning. The High Plains Podiatry Orioles scored its runs on a single by Grant CappelJosiah Wilkinson was on the pitcher's mound for the H & H Installation Braves. He surrendered two runs on four hits over three innings, striking out six and walking one. Zach Hinze led things off on the pitcher's mound for the High Plains Podiatry Orioles. He surrendered eight runs on five hits over three and two-thirds innings, striking out three. Hanson led the H & H Installation Braves with three hits in three at bats. Hanson led the H & H Installation Braves with five stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with 15 stolen bases. The H & H Installation Braves didn't commit a single error in the field. Hanson had six chances in the field, the most on the team. The High Plains Podiatry Orioles totaled five hits in the game. Cappel and Julian Hernandez all managed multiple hits for the High Plains Podiatry Orioles. The High Plains Podiatry Orioles stole ten bases during the game as three players stole more than one. Cappel led the way with three.

 

Perfect Game By Terry Leads Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Phillies To Win Over Royals

Quentin Terry threw a gem on Tuesday to lead the Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Phillies past the Royals 2-0 with the rarest of baseball moments: The Perfect Game. Terry struck out Beckett Heskett to end the game. The pitching was strong on both sides. Terry struck out 13, while the Royals' pitchers sat down four. The Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Phillies opened up scoring in the first inning, when Terry hit a solo homer. Terry led things off on the pitcher's mound for the Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Phillies. He lasted five innings, allowing zero hits and zero runs while striking out 13 and walking zero. Canyon Hosick toed the rubber for the Royals. He allowed one hit and one run over two innings, striking out three and walking one. Landon Kmoch threw two innings out of the bullpen. The Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Phillies smacked one home run on the day. Terry had a four bagger in the first inning. Kaiden Porter, Jackson Siegfried, and Terry each collected one hit to lead the Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Phillies. The Carpenter Breland Funeral Home Phillies didn't commit a single error in the field. Cole Graham had the most chances in the field with nine. The Royals didn't commit a single error in the field. Kmoch had seven chances in the field, the most on the team.

 


 

 





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NSAA Boys State Golf Championships two-day event started on Tuesday, May 22nd and will conclude on Wednesday, May 23rd.

 

Results After Day 1

Class B McCook

Gabe Vielma T45, +16, 85.

 

Class C Cambridge

Preston Carbaugh T6, +5, 76.

 

Class D Medicine Valley, Dundy County Stratton, Arapahoe, Hitchcock County

 

Medicine Valley: Joe Chancellor 6, +7, 79, Sheldon Johnsen T8, +9, 81, Sidney Schultz T19, +13, 85, Coby Uhlig T71, +34, 106, Brady Henderson 90, +54, 126. Team Score 351 currently in 3rd place.

 

Dundy County-Stratton: Nate Auffet T13, +11, 83, Matthew Lorens T19, +13, 85, Romey Grier T74, +36, 108, Justin Owens 86, +46, 118. Team Score 394 currently T10 place.

 

Arapahoe: Cord Frink T30, +17, 89.

 

Hitchcock County: Darian Hutto T13, +11, 83, Remington Hodges T46, +21, 93.





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Pfeffer Service Bulls Captures Lead Early To Defeat Community Hospital Timber Rattlers

The Community Hospital Timber Rattlers fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 6-0 loss to the Pfeffer Service Bulls on Monday. The Pfeffer Service Bulls took the lead on a single in the first inning. The Community Hospital Timber Rattlers struggled to contain the high-powered offense of the Pfeffer Service Bulls, giving up six runs. In the first inning, the Pfeffer Service Bulls got their offense started when Cooper Soundy singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run. A single by Cole Walter in the first inning was a positive for the Community Hospital Timber RattlersBryson Gullion was on the mound for the Pfeffer Service Bulls. He lasted five innings, allowing three hits and zero runs while striking out 13 and walking one.

Walter was on the pitcher's mound for the Community Hospital Timber Rattlers. He surrendered two runs on four hits over three innings, striking out eight. Jack Baker threw two innings out of the bullpen. Walter went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead the Community Hospital Timber Rattlers in hits. Pfeffer Service Bulls saw the ball well today, racking up six hits in the game. Gullion and Ty Junker all managed multiple hits for the Pfeffer Service Bulls. Gullion led Pfeffer Service Bulls with three hits in three at bats. The Pfeffer Service Bulls didn't commit a single error in the field. Soundy had the most chances in the field with 13. Junker led the Pfeffer Service Bulls with three stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with eight stolen bases.

 

Bradley Machine And Pump Storm Can't Catch Up To Schmick's Market Blue Rocks

Bradley Machine and Pump Storm fell behind early and couldn't come back in an 11-2 loss to the Schmick's Market Blue Rocks on Monday. The Schmick's Market Blue Rocks took the lead on a walk in the first inning. The Bradley Machine and Pump Storm struggled to contain the high-powered offense of the Schmick's Market Blue Rocks, giving up 11 runs. The Schmick's Market Blue Rocks got on the board in the first inning. Hayden Uerling drew a walk, scoring one run. The Schmick's Market Blue Rocks scored six runs in the fifth inning. The Schmick's Market Blue Rocks scored its runs on a walk by Kaden WilhelmsonJude Schmick toed the rubber for the Schmick's Market Blue Rocks. He allowed three hits and two runs over three innings, striking out seven. Oliver Corbett was on the pitcher's mound for Bradley Machine and Pump Storm. He surrendered one run on one hit over one inning, striking out three. Aiden Lauer, Calvin Corbett, and Gunner Carlisle each contributed in relief for Bradley Machine and Pump StormCorbett, Corbett, and Lauer each managed one hit to lead Bradley Machine and Pump Storm. Bradley Machine and Pump Storm tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Corbett led the way with two. Miles Pollmann went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead the  Schmick's Market Blue Rocks in hits. Schmick's Market Blue Rocks stole nine bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Schmick led the way with two. The Schmick's Market Blue Rocks didn't commit a single error in the field. Logan Sorensen had nine chances in the field, the most on the team.

 


 

 


 

 





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Senior Scott Schreiber is one of 25 semifinalists for the 41st Golden Spikes Award, announced by USA Baseball on Monday.

Schreiber, who started all 52 games for the Huskers in 2018, was drafted in the 26th round by the Tampa Bay Rays following the 2017 campaign, but decided to return to Nebraska for his senior season. A 2016 All-American and two-time first-team All-Big Ten selection, Schreiber is also a finalist for the 2018 Senior CLASS Award. This year, Schreiber batted .369 with team highs in home runs (18), hits (79), runs scored (62) and total bases (148), while also tallying 48 RBIs, 13 doubles and one triple. He led the Big Ten Conference in runs scored, while ranking second in hits, home runs and total bases. Beginning with the announcement of semifinalists, a ballot will be sent to the Golden Spikes Award voting body consisting of national baseball media, select professional baseball personnel, previous Golden Spikes Award winners and select USA Baseball staff, totaling a group of over 200 voters. From Monday, May 21 through Sunday, June 3, the voting body will select three semifinalists from the ballot to be named as Golden Spikes Award finalists and fan voting will simultaneously be open on GoldenSpikesAward.com. Selections made by the voting body will carry a 95 percent weight of each athlete’s total, while fan votes will account for the remaining 5 percent. The finalists will then be announced on Wednesday, June 6. Beginning that same day through Friday, June 22, the voting body and fans will be able to cast their final vote for the Golden Spikes Award winner. The award will be presented on June 28 in Los Angeles, Calif. In its history, Nebraska has three Golden Spikes Award finalists, including 2005 winner Alex Gordon. Darin Erstad (1995) and Ken Harvey (1999) were also named finalists for the award.

2018 Golden Spikes Award Semifinalists

Joey Bart; Jr.; C; Georgia Tech; ACC

Alec Bohm; Jr.; IF; Wichita State; American Athletic

Kyle Brnovich; So.; RHP; Elon; Colonial Athletic

Brian Brown; Sr.; LHP; NC State; ACC

Kody Clemens; Jr.; IF; Texas; Big 12

Frank German; Jr.; RHP; North Florida; Atlantic Sun

Logan Gilbert; Jr.; RHP; Stetson; Atlantic Sun

Devlin Granberg; Sr.; IF/OF; Dallas Baptist; Missouri Valley

Luke Heyer; Sr.; IF/OF; Kentucky; SEC

Jonathan India; Jr.; IF; Florida; SEC

Josh Jung; So.; IF/RHP; Texas Tech; Big 12

Trevor Larnach; Jr.; OF; Oregon State; Pac-12

Nick Madrigal; Jr.; IF; Oregon State; Pac-12

Casey Mize; Jr.; RHP; Auburn; SEC

Joey Murray; Jr.; RHP; Kent State; Mid-American

John Rooney; Jr.; LHP; Hofstra; Colonial Athletic

Nick Sandlin; Jr.; RHP; Southern Miss; Conference USA

Zack Shannon; Sr.; RHP/IF; Delta State; Gulf South

Scott Schreiber; Sr.; OF; Nebraska; Big Ten

Brady Singer; Jr.; RHP; Florida; SEC

Bren Spillane; Jr.; IF/OF; Illinois; Big Ten

Kevin Strohschein; Jr.; OF; Tennessee Tech; Ohio Valley

Spencer Torkelson; Fr.; IF; Arizona State; Pac-12

Andrew Vaughn; So.; IF; California; Pac-12

Steele Walker; Jr.; OF; Oklahoma; Big 12





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McCook, NE - The McCook National Bank seniors would start their 2018 campaign on Monday night at the Jaycee Sports Complex defeating Broken Bow 13-7. Cameryn Berry would lead the way for MNB with 3 hits, 1 walk, and 4 RBI's. Kaleb Taylor & Derek Greenlee also would have 2 RBI's in the game. McCook will next be in action tonight, Tuesday, May 22nd at Ogallala. First pitch is set for 8:00 pm CST. 

 

Seniors Game 

McCook              13 Runs  7 Hits  3 Errors 

Broken Bow        7   Runs  5 Hits  5 Errors 

 

Juniors Game 

McCook           11 Runs     4 Hits   2 Errors 

Broken Bow      3 Runs      3 Hits   5 Errors
    





Smalley after Broken Bow

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McCook, NE - After going 29-10 a season ago and 1-2 at the Class B state tournament in Alliance, the McCook National Bank senior American Legion baseball team will be looking to continue last year's success and then some starting tonight hosting Broken Bow at the Jaycee Sports Complex. MNB will have 13 returners from last years squad that won the Mid Nebraska league championship and the B6 area tournament championship to advance to state. The only player that McCook lost from last season was Kaden Sitzman who will be the First Central Bank juniors head coach this season. Tonight's first pitch from the Jaycee Sports Complex will be at 7:30 pm. The First Central Bank Juniors will play prior at 5:30 pm. 





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Champaign, Ill. – A six-run seventh inning helped Nebraska finish its season with an 11-8 victory over Illinois at Illinois Field on Saturday afternoon.

Junior Angelo Altavilla led the Husker offense with a 4-for-5 performance with two RBIs, two runs scored and three stolen bases. Zac Repinski and Keegan Watson each homered during NU’s scoring barrage in the seventh frame.

Senior right-hander Matt Warren, making his 12th start of the season, went 5.0 innings and allowed three runs on three hits, while recording two strikeouts. Nate Fisher (0.2 inning), Andrew Abrahamowicz (1.1) and Jake Hohensee (2.0) each made relief appearances for the Huskers. Abrahamowicz earned the win, while Hohensee collected his team-high 13th save of the season.

In the top of the first, the Huskers went down in order with two flyouts and one strikeout. Illinois took a 1-0 lead after the bottom of the first. Bren Spillane drew a one-out walk and scored on Michael Massey’s RBI single. Warren struck out the next Illini batter.

Altavilla hit a two-out single before stealing second, but remained stranded when a strikeout ended the second frame for the Big Red. Illinois added two runs in the bottom of the second to build a 3-0 advantage. Grant Van Scoy drew a two-out walk before Jack Yalowitz homered to right field.

Nebraska managed two hits in the top of the third, but left two on base in a scoreless frame. Mojo Hagge hit a one-out single, but was thrown out at second when Scott Schreiber reached on a fielder’s choice. Schreiber made it to second when Jesse Wilkening singled, but both runners were stranded when a flyout ended the inning. The Fighting Illini threatened with two baserunners with two outs in the bottom of the third, but the score remained 3-0.

NU tied the game at 3-3 with three runs in the top of the fourth. The first four Husker batters reached base, as Repinski drew a walk before Luke Roskam, Altavilla and Jaxon Hallmark singled. Altavilla’s hit brought in Repinski and Hallmark’s hit drove in Roskam. Hagge grounded out, but earned an RBI as Altavilla scored on the play. The Illini went down in order in the bottom of the fourth.

The Huskers took a 5-3 lead in the top of the fifth with two runs. Wilkening laced a leadoff double before advancing to third on a groundout. Repinski’s sacrifice fly drove in Wilkening. Roskam blistered a double and scored on Altavilla’s RBI single. Warren retired all three Illini batters in the bottom of the fifth with one strikeout.

Nebraska went down 1-2-3 in the top of the sixth. Illinois retook the lead at 7-5 with four runs in the bottom of the sixth. The first four Illini batters reached base and also scored with two singles, one double and a walk.

The Huskers responded with six runs in the top of the seventh to take an 11-7 lead. Brison Cronenbold drew a leadoff walk before Repinski blasted his third home run of the season. After a flyout, Altavilla and Hallmark hit back-to-back singles before Watson blistered his first career home run to bring in both baserunners. Schreiber walked before scoring on Wilkening’s second double of the game. In the bottom of the seventh, Spillane hit a solo home run to cut the Husker lead to 11-8 before three consecutive outs.

Roskam drew a one-out walk before a double play ended a scoreless top of the eighth for the Big Red. Illinois’ leadoff hitter walked, but he remained stranded after three consecutive outs.

Hagge singled in the top of the ninth, but the other three Husker batters in the inning struck out. Illinois’ leadoff hitter walked in the bottom of the ninth, but a double play followed by a groundout ended the game.

The Huskers finish the season with a 24-28 record, including an 8-14 mark in Big Ten play.




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LUBBOCK, Texas – The McCook Community College golf team posted its best score of the week Friday to end the season at the National Junior College championships. The Indians shot a 319 Friday to finish the week with a four-round score of 1,282. “This was not the ending of our season we were hoping for but that's golf,” MCC Coach Tyler Loop said. “These guys accomplished a lot this year and this was a great learning experience for them and myself as well.” MCC shot consecutive rounds of 321, 320, 322, and 319 and finished in 21st place. Freshman Cameron Lampe (Windsor, Colo.) who was the only Indian to break 74 all week, posted a 78 Friday to finish with a 315. Sophomore Brady Rogers (Ord, Neb.) shot an 84 Friday to finish at 318. Sophomore Colton Zulkoski (Ord, Neb.) shot a team-best 76 Friday to finish with 319. Sophomore Kaleb Wonderly (Benkelman) finished with an 82 Friday and a four-day total of 333. Freshman Graham Gaspard (Breckenridge, Colo.) shot an 83 Friday and posted a 336.

MCC GOLFERS FOUR-DAY TOTALS

Cameron Lampe 79-73-85-78 — 315

Brady Rogers 82-77-75-84 — 318

Colton Zulkoski 80-82-81-76 — 319

Kaleb Wonderly 82-88-81-82 — 333

Graham Gaspard 80-88-85-83 — 336

 




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Champaign, Ill. – The Nebraska baseball team (23-28, 7-14 Big Ten) was officially eliminated from contention for a spot in the Big Ten Tournament following a 13-6 loss to Illinois at Illinois Field on Fridayevening.

In the top of the first, NU left one baserunner stranded in a scoreless frame as Jesse Wilkening drew a two-out walk. Illinois took a 1-0 lead with one run in the bottom of the first. Michael Massey hit an RBI single that brought in Ben Troike after he was hit-by-pitch. Troike stole second before advancing to third on a wild pitch.

Angelo Altavilla smashed his fifth home run of the season in the top of the second to tie the game at 1-1. The Fighting Illini went down in order in the bottom of the second.

NU went down 1-2-3 in the top of the third with two flyouts and a strikeout. Illinois left two baserunners on after a leadoff single and a strikeout-wild pitch, but the score remained tied at 1-1.

Jaxon Hallmark hit a two-out single and stole second in the fourth, but was left stranded after an inning-ending strikeout. Illinois scored five runs on four hits to take a 6-1 lead after the bottom of the fourth.

Joe Acker hit a two-out single in the top of the fifth, but remained stranded when the inning ended on a flyout. Illinois extended its lead to 9-1 with three runs in the bottom of the fifth. The first two Illini hitters reached on a double and a single. A sacrifice fly brought in one run before Zac Taylor hit a two-run homer to left field.

In the top of the sixth, Wilkening, Hallmark and Alex Henwood each singled to load the bases with two outs, but a groundout ended a scoreless frame for the Big Red. Illinois tacked on four runs in the bottom of the sixth on six hits. Bren Spillane hit a leadoff home run before five of the next six Illini batters recorded hits.

In the top of the seventh, NU went down in order. The Fighting Illini also went down 1-2-3 in the seventh.

Nebraska scored five runs in the top of the eighth to cut the deficit to 13-6. Scott Schreiber reached on a strikeout-wild pitch in the leadoff spot before Wilkening blistered a home run to score both of them. Hallmark drew a one-out walk before Henwood singled. Altavilla walked to load the bases. A wild pitch scored Hallmark before Mike Addante’s two-RBI single. Brison Cronenbold hit a double to advance Addante to third, but both runners remained stranded after a groundout ended the inning. Illinois went down in order in the bottom of the eighth.

All three Husker batters in the top of the ninth were retired.

The Huskers and Fighting Illini wrap up their three-game series with the regular-season finale on Saturdayat 3 p.m. (CT) on the Big Ten Network.





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