He wasn’t alone with the long ball, as Adam Cox had a home run and two RBI of his own. Logan Hilderbrand scored four times for North Clay.
Dylan Walker got the win for North Clay after four innings of one-run ball, while Elijah Knepper lost his season debut, allowing six earned runs in 3.1 innings.
Nick Reis had Newton’s lone RBI.
North Clay (7-3) takes on Sandoval Thursday, while Newton hosts Edwards County.
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NC 402 23 1 11 2
WP - Walker LP - Knepper
Newton: Reis (1-3, RBI), Schackmann (1-3), Schulte (1-1), Shull (1-1)
North Clay: Cox (3-4, HR, 2 RBI), Hilderbrand (2-3, RBI, 4 R), Clifton (3-3, HR, 6 RBI), Traub (1-2, RBI)
Neoga routs Okaw Valley
Neoga’s bats got even hotter as they kept their win streak alive with a 17-0 shutout of Okaw Valley.
Trevor Moore and Guy Walk each had three RBIs, and Walk got the win on the mound with five shutout innings.
Jon Atwell had two RBI and Devin Olmstead hit a home run in the win.
Neoga (9-2) hosts Marshall Friday.
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OV 000 00 0 6 5
WP - G. Walk LP - Sroka
Neoga: Monroe (RBI), Moore (2B, 3 RBI), Olmstead (HR, RBI), Atwell (1B, 2 RBI), J. Baker (2B, RBI), G. Walk (2B, 1B, 3 RBI), Yurs (1B, RBI), James (RBI)
Shoes double up Greenville
Teutopolis and Greenville were all square at two runs apiece after the first inning, but the Lady Shoes took control of the game from there. Teutopolis added a pair in the third and scored three more in the sixth en route to a 8-4 win over the visiting Lady Comets.
Kadi Borries got the win for the Lady Shoes on the mound. Borries gave up ten hits in a complete-game effort, but also frustrated Greenville’s batters to the tune of 10 strikeouts.
Offensively, Borries homered yet again for coach Rich Niebrugge’s squad, leading the charge. Anni Borries, Allison Apke and Tara Stephens all knocked in one run apiece. Teutopolis moved to 8-1 on the season with the win, and the Lady Shoes next play Thursday when they host Stew-Stras.