SOUTH SIOUX – Following a one-run home loss on Monday, the Wayne High baseball team went back to work on the road looking to remain undefeated in games played away from Hank Overin Field.
From Voss Field in South Sioux City, the Blue Devils visited the Cardinals of South Sioux City Tuesday evening.
Neither team scored in the opening seven innings. In extras, Wayne High posted a four-run eighth inning and held off South Sioux City for a final of 4-0. Wayne High has won three of their past four to improve to 4-3 while the Cardinals fell to 2-8 after snapping a seven-game losing streak last week.
WHS started the eighth at the top of the order with Jacob Kneifl reaching with a hit,
James Dorcey on an error and Reid Korth driving in a run with a double. Brooks Kneifl then cleared the bases with a three-run shot.
Jacob Kneifl singled twice and scored; Dorcey singled and scored as Victor Kniesche, Jaxon Mrsny, Max Miller and Toby Braun all singled.
Jacob Kneifl tossed the complete game win in eight innings (109 pitches) allowing just four hits while striking out 11 batters and walking two.
WHS at SSC:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 R H E
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 9 0 – WHS
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 – SSC
The Wayne High baseball team will next host Arlington on Thursday, April 8 before welcoming in Blair on Saturday, April 10.