HOISINGTON — The Hoisington High School baseball team shut down Ellsworth not once, but twice on Friday evening.
The Cardinals (9-5) won the first game of a doubleheader 15-0 in three innings and the second 10-0 in five innings.
Trent Schremmer led Hoisington from the plate in Game 1, going 3-for-3 with a double and a triple. He drove in four runs and crossed the plate three times.
Colton Zink went 2-for-2 and also drove in four runs. Zink had a home run.
Braeden Crites added two RBIs, and Brad Reif and Jake Warnken each had one RBI.
Jake Warnken went all three innings on the mound for the Cardinals.
He allowed three hits and two walks while striking out four strikeouts.
Hoisington put an exclamation mark on the second game, scoring six runs in the bottom of the fifth to enact the run rule.
Zink clubbed an RBI double, Brad Reif drove in a run with a single, a run crossed the plate in a hit-by-pitch and Schremmer smacked a two-run single.
Again, Schremmer led things offensively, going 3-for-4 with two doubles and five RBIs.
Reif pitched all five innings for the Cardinals. He gave up one hit and three walks. He struck out six batters.
— Kevin Price