Iowa baseball: Harris-Lake Park wins wild opener
HARTLEY, Iowa — In what turned out to be a wild season-opener, Harris-Lake Park held on to pick up the victory.
H-M-S scored a pair of runs in the first, fourth and fifth innings to carry a comfortable 6-1 lead into the seventh. That’s when the Wolves plated seven to go up 8-6. The Hawks came back with one but couldn’t quite complete the comeback and H-LP opened its season with a victory.
Nitschke went two innings and allowed three hits while striking out one in relief of starter Brady Van Iperen. Evan Metzler took the loss for the Hawks.
Tanner Green finished the night 2-for-4 at the plate with two doubles and two runs. Jordan Kyle added a pair of hits himself.
H-LP (1-0 overall) opens its home schedule at 6 p.m. today against Remsen St. Mary’s in Lake Park.
R H E
H-LP 010 000 7 — 8 9 6
H-M-S 200 220 1 — 7 5 2
G/T 17, S-O 4
GRAETTINGER — Host Graettinger/Terril scored 12 runs in the third inning to break a scoreless tie en route to a 17-4 five-inning win over Sibley-Ocheyedan in the Generals’ season-opener.
Jameson Cosgrove started for Sibley-Ocheyedan and was the losing pitcher.
Kyle Green had two hits for the Generals, including a triple.