WATKINS - The Norway Bandits and Watkins Mudhens split an Iowa Valley League doubleheader in Watkins Saturday night.
Norway won the first game, 6-1, and Watkins rebounded in the nightcap for a 13-5 victory.
Sunday's doubleheaders that were supposed to feature Fairfax at Red Top and Williamsburg at Walford were canceled by rain and wet grounds and will be not be rescheduled.
NORWAY 6-5, WATKINS 1-13
Norway exploded for six runs in the fifth inning of the opener to take control in the 6-1 victory.
Tony Solato drew a walk and Christian Stekl was hit by a pitch to set the table for the Bandits. Ron Benich hit a key double for Norway in the inning and Mitch Walser had a two-run double. Benich and Walser had two hits in the game.
Brady Corson struck out eight batters in six innings for the victory.
Jonny Frese and Luke Hassman had two hits for Watkins in the opener. Read more...