Waukon baseball team’s four wins in seven games include home NEIC splits against Crestwood and New Hampton

Three solid innings ... Waukon baseball junior pitcher Nate Keenan delivers a pitch in the first game of the Indians’ home doubleheader with Crestwood Tuesday, June 7. Keenan threw the final three innings of game one of the Northeast Iowa Conference twinbill, allowing three hits and just one run - unearned, while striking out one batter. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

A full slate of seven games in five days saw the Waukon baseball team put four of those in the win column to improve to a 7-9 season mark that includes a 3-7 record in Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) play. The Indians swept a home doubleheader from Turkey Valley Monday, June 6 by scores of 3-2 and 5-1 before splitting a similar match-up at home with Crestwood Tuesday, June 7 with a 6-2 loss in game one followed by a 10-0 triumph in five innings. The Indians then fell at home to Union, 8-4, Wednesday, June 8 and split another home NEIC twinbill Friday, June 10 against New Hampton, winning the first game, 1-0, in walk-off fashion before falling hard in the nightcap, 12-2, in five innings.

The Indians are next scheduled to play a varsity doubleheader at Crestwood Monday, June 13, play at South Winneshiek Wednesday, June 15, host Osage Thursday, June 16 and play a varsity doubleheader at Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, June 17. The diamond Tribe will then play a trio of varsity doubleheaders the following week, at New Hampton Tuesday, June 21 and at home against Oelwein and Decorah on back-to-back nights, Thursday, June 23 and Friday, June 24.

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