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Denver boys sweep two doubleheaders
Denvers Boys Baseball Team swept two doubleheaders to add four wins out of five games to their win column from June 7-14.

It started out with an 8-4 loss to New Hampton on June 7. With only four hits, the Cyclones managed to put away four runs. How? Zach Millers only hit was a two-run homer. Other hits were by Brock Farley, Timmy Arians and Carter Herbst. Herbst earned an RBI, and Bryce Phelps stole a base. Denvers last two runs were in the bottom of the seventh inning which they entered trailing 8-2. The comeback was not enough, and the final score was 8-4.

Columbus Double-Header

Two days later, the boys hosted Waterloo Columbus, coming up with a solid 5-1 win in the first game, then turning the bats on for 12 runs off 11 hits including a homer, a triple and two double-baggers for a 12-6 trouncing in the second game.

Junior Zach Miller got the win, pitching all 7 innings, he also hit a double and scored an RBI. Bo McMahon also had a hit. Kain Eagle hit two doubles, resulting in one RBI. Carter Herbst had two stolen bases and Nathan Eggena also stole a base.

Cael Krueger was credited with the win in the second game, although Bryce Phelps and Brock Farley also pitched. Denver started out with three runs in the first inning, with Columbus claiming the lead with a five-run fourth inning. Columbus could only score one more time, a lone run in the sixth, with Denver added a run in the fourth, three in the fifth and five more in the sixth for a 12-6 final score.

The boys added lots of stats to the scorebook in this game. Brock Farley had two hits, including a homer, four RBIs and a stolen base. Cael Kruegers sole hit was a triple, earning him 2 RBIs. Kain Eagle and Zach Miller both hit doubles, Millers included an RBI, plus he stole two bases. Bryce Phelps had two hits and a stolen base; Timmy Arians had a hit; Bo McMahon had two hits, 3 RBIs; Nathan Eggena scored one run off a single. He also stole a base.

Read about the double-header against Sumner-Fredericksburg in the June 21 issue of the Forum. Subscribe today!
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