Waukon baseball team sandwiches home sweep of Oelwein between pair of NEIC doubleheader losses at New Hampton and to Decorah

Five total RBI ... Waukon baseball senior center fielder Lincoln Snitker chases down a fly ball for an out in the Indians’ home doubleheader sweep of Oelwein Thursday, June 23. Snitker collected three hits in six at-bats in the two games, belting a pair of doubles to drive in a total of five runs. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Waukon baseball team recorded a pair of wins against a former Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) squad in between doubleheader losses to a pair of remaining NEIC foes this past week. That doubleheader trio included losses of 4-3 and 5-2 at New Hampton Tuesday, June 21 and losses of 24-14 in five innings and 14-7 at home against Decorah Friday, June 24. In between those two NEIC twinbill defeats, the diamond Tribe posted a pair of mercy-rule wins, 13-1 and 11-1 - both in five innings - at home Thursday, June 23 over Oelwein, a team that recently departed the Northeast Iowa Conference.

Now holding a 12-15 season record that includes a mark of 6-12 in the Northeast Iowa Conference, the Indians were next scheduled to host Charles City for a varsity doubleheader Monday, June 27 before hosting MFL/MarMac Wednesday, June 29 to finish off their regular season schedule. The diamond Tribe is then scheduled to begin postseason tournament play this Saturday, July 2 at MFL/MarMac High School against Clayton Ridge, with further details of that postseason journey printed in the June 29, 2022 print edition and e-edtion Sports pages.

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