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Youngquist helps Eagles gain split

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Kal Youngquist belted a home run and drove in five runs Monday as the Kirkwood Eagles topped Northeast Community College, 9-1, in the second game of their ICCAC conference doubleheader at Kirkwood.

Northeast took the first game, 4-2.

Youngquist went 3-for-3 and socked his seventh homer in the nightcap. Carter Lawler (4-3, 3.43) pitched a complete game for the victory, allowing only four hits with six strikeouts and one walk.

Taylor Jackson was 2-for-3 and drove in two runs in Game 1. Zion Pettigrew scored three times. Joel Vaske drove in two runs. Brett Givens scored twice.

Pettigrew collected his ninth homer in the 4-2 setback in the opener. Vaske hit his third homer of the year. Cameron Cowan (2-2) allowed only two earned runs in seven innings, but suffered the loss.

The split left Kirkwood at 29-16 overall and 13-11 in the league. Northeast won the series, 3-1, raising its records to 26-14 overall and 15-9 in the league.

GAME 1

Northeast     101 011 0 - 4 5 x
Kirkwood      010 100 0 - 2 3 3

Cowan and Vaske. L - Cowan (2-2). HR - Pettigrew, Vaske. RBI - Pettigrew, Vaske.

GAME 2

Northeast    010 000 0 - 1 4 x
Kirkwood     302 103 x - 9 8 0

Lawler and Vaske. W - Lawler (4-3). 2B - Jackson, Youngquist. HR - Youngquist. RBI - Jackson 2, Youngquist 5, Vaske 2. SF - Jackson. SB - Usher 2, Vaske, Givens.

 
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