Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Xavier High School - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Keller tosses 3-hitter as Saints split

Mitch Keller enjoys watching his older brother Jon pitch in the Big Ten Conference for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

Some of it appears to be rubbing off.

Keller tossed a three-hitter Thursday as the Xavier Saints drubbed Dubuque Senior, 12-1, in five innings in the first game of a Mississippi Valley Conference doubleheader at Ken Charipar Field on a steamy night.

Dubuque Senior took the second game, 8-6.



Error-plagued Hawks swept by Saints

Both teams hit the ball well Tuesday night, but only one caught it and threw it well.

Xavier beat Prairie, 5-3 and 12-7, to sweep a Mississippi Conference softball doubleheader at Prairie.

Prairie (8-28, 6-20) out-hit Xavier (23-17, 15-11) in the opener, 11-6, but the Hawks also committed six errors.



Drahozal tosses 3-hit shutout for Saints

Erin Drahozal pitched a three-hit shutout Monday night as the Xavier Saints blanked Washington (Iowa), 10-0, in the second game of a non-conference doubleheader at Bob Erusha Field.

Washington took the first game, 8-6.

Courtney Colston drove in two runs and scored two runs in the second game for Xavier (21-17). Drahozal also scored twice.

Drahozal went 2-for-3 with a home run in the first game. Colston also went 2-for-3. Jacey Wiebold took the loss on the mound.


Galligan helps Saints reach 20 wins

CORALVILLE - Sydney Galligan went 6-for-6 at the plate Friday as the Xavier Saints split two games at the Iowa City West Classic to reach 20 wins for the season.

Galligan was 4-for-4 as the Saints (20-14) lost to Davenport West in their first game, 8-3. Allison Schwach was 3-for-4. Jacey Wiebold took the loss on the mound.

Galligan went 2-for-2 with three runs and three stolen bases as the Saints rebounded with a 15-0 conquest of West Liberty. Erin Drahozal was 2-for-3 with a home run, double and four RBIs. Courtney Colston was 2-for-3 with three RBIs.

Drahozal was the winning pitcher in Game 2.


Xavier splits with Dubuque Senior

Sydney Galligan hit two doubles and drove in three runs as the Xavier Saints defeated Dubuque Senior, 8-3, in the first game of a Mississippi Valley Conference softball doubleheader at Bob Erusha Field on Thursday.

Jacey Wiebold got the victory on the mound for Xavier (19-13, 13-11).

Dubuque Senior won the second game, 4-2. Haley Deutmeyer hit a two-run double for the Saints. Erin Drahozal took the loss.

Dubuque Senior raised its records to 31-6 overall and 20-4 in the conference.


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