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Cardinal baseball sweeps Hillsboro

POSTED April 17, 2017 4:27 p.m.

HILLSBORO — The rain-plagued Hoisington baseball team swept Hillsboro 14-0 and 24-5 in a doubleheader played April 7.
CARDINALS 14, TROJANS 0 — Collin Schlochtermeier struck out five batters and spun a five-hit shutout in a 14-0 victory over Hillsboro. Kyle Lang doubled and drove in four runs.
Lang’s two-run double that scored Braxton Donovan and Ethan Hubbard keyed a five-run second inning. Hubbard’s single scored Myles Menges and Alex Schremmer and Jeremy Briet forced home runs on a walk and groundball for a 5-0 lead.
Schlochtermeier and Hubbard scored on errors for a 7-0 lead. Hanzlick’s fly ball scored Jerred Bieberle and Breit’s double scored Kyle Lang for a 9-0 lead.
Hunter Hanzlick’s two-run double keyed a five-run sixth inning. Lang, Menges and Schlochtermeier drove home runs. Schlochermeier and Hubbard each stole two bases.
CARDINALS 24, TROJANS 5 — Braxton Donovan drove home four runs and Nate Larkin and Jeremy Breit drove in three runs in a 24-5 rout of Hillsboro. The Cardinals forced home 12 runs on bases-loaded walks and a hit batter.
Larkin’s two-run single that scored Boxberger and Byers was the Cardinals’ first RBI with a base hit in an 11-run sixth inning. Avery Brewer and Hunter Hanzlick also delivered run-scoring singles in the sixth inning.
Alex Schremmer pitched three and two-thirds innings and stole five bases.
Hoisington 053 015 — 14 10 0
Hillsboro 000 000 — 0 5 6
Schlochtermier and Breit. Tracy, Bradford (4), Parks, (5), Hein (6) and Jones. W—Schlochtermier. L—Tracy. 2B—H, Breit, Hanzlick, Lang.
Hoisington 322 114 (11) — 24 6 7
Hillsboro 002 120 0 — 5 6 5
Schremmer, Boxberger (4) and Breit. Philpott, Hanschu (3), Gardner (4), Reimer (6), Unruh (7) and Jones.


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