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Lions sweep Cards in doubleheader
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LYONS — The Hoisington High School baseball team dropped a pair of games against Lyons on Friday.
The Lions won 20-10 and 21-11. Both games ended in six innings.
The Cardinals fell to 2-4 on the season.
In Game 1, Hoisington took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but Lyons scored a run in the bottom of the first and four more in the bottom of the second to take hold of the game.
The two teams traded the lead again before the Cardinals took a 10-9 advantage into the sixth inning, but the Lions scored 11 in the bottom of the sixth to enact the run rule.
Hoisington’s Trent Schremmer was 2-for-3 with a home run, Bryce Steiner with a pair of RBIs and Colton Zink went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI.
Lyons took control of the second game quick, leading 3-0 after two innings before the Cardinals broke out for five runs in the top of the third.
The Lions responded with 10 runs in the bottom of the third, forcing the Cardinals to play catch up the rest of the way.
Jacbo Warnken led Hoisington from the plate, going 3-for-4 with an RBI.
The Cardinals got home runs from Justin Umphrey and Taylor Crawford.
Crawford finished with three RBIs, and Umphrey had two.
Hoisington travels to Nickerson on Tuesday for a doubleheader, starting at 4 p.m.

                                                                   — Kevin Price