Friday, September 17, 2021
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Williamsburg blasts Norway in IVL

NORWAY - The Williamsburg Red Sox blasted the Norway Bandits in their Iowa Valley League doubleheader on Sunday, winning both games 13-2 at the Norway field.

Zack Brown went 5-for-5 to lead Williamsburg in the first game. Truman Schmidt belted a grand slam. Nick Sueppel hit a home run and scored four times for the Sox.

Tanner Jansen benefited from all that hitting and was the winning pitcher with eight strikeouts. Braedon Brown had two hits for Norway.

Garrett Saunders went 5-for-5 for Williamsburg in Game 2 and excelled at shortstop. Sueppel socked a grand slam and drove in five runs. Hogan Penny had three hits and three RBIs for the Red Sox.


IOWA CITY - Tanner Lohaus allowed only one hit in 4 2/3 innings as Red Top trimmed Walford, 7-6, in the first game of their doubleheader at Iowa City West.

Lecari Elion got the victory in relief for the Toppers. Cal Clark had three hits and three RBIs. Nick Day had two hits, including a triple.

Walford tied the game in the top of the fifth, but Red Top regained control with two runs in the bottom of the inning.

Walford rebounded with a 7-2 victory in the second game. Parker Ridge had three hits for the Hogs and Andrew Walker collected two hits. Jake Stenberg added a two-run double.

Taylor Jackson had three hits for Red Top, including a double. Day furnished a two-run double.


* Stars          13-5
Williamsburg      9-7
Red Top           9-9
Walford           9-9
Watkins          6-10
Norway           6-12

* Clinched title

PITCHERS OF THE WEEK: Tanner Jansen (Williamsburg) & Blake Hargens (Stars)

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Zach Brown (Williamsburg), Garrett Saunders (Williamsburg) & Nick Sueppel (Williamsburg)


Watkins at Walford, 1 p.m.
Red Top at Williamsburg, 1 p.m.
Stars at Norway, 5 p.m.
End regular season



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