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Jim Ecker, President & Editor

Kirkwood baseball sweeps weekend series

GODFREY, Ill. - The Kirkwood baseball team swept another doubleheader  from Lewis & Clark Sunday to win all four games in the weekend series.

The Eagles trimmed Lewis & Clark, 8-7, in the first game Sunday and  sailed 10-1 in the nightcap.

Kirkwood took an 8-3 lead into the bottom of the seventh inning of the  opener and survived a four-run rally by Lewis & Clark. General  McArthur went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs for the Eagles.  McArthur, Tyler Bordner and Cal Clark all scored twice.

Kirkwood starting pitcher Hunter Lee tossed four shutout innings to  get the victory in the first game. He allowed only two hits, with five  strikeouts and two walks.

Bordner and Korry Howell belted home runs for the Eagles in the 10-1  victory. Bordner was 2-for-5 with four RBIs. Howell was 2-for-3 with  two RBIs and three runs. Lorenzo Elion and Cal Clark had two hits.

Starting pitcher Ross Kramer allowed only one run on three hits in  five innings in the nightcap. He struck out five batters and walked  one. Adam Ketelsen pitched two shutout innings in relief with three  strikeouts.

Kirkwood raised its record to 5-3.


Kirkwood        100 331 0- 8 5 2
Lewis & Clark   000 003 4 - 7 7 2

W - Lee. L - Hathaway.


Kirkwood        150 002 2 - 10 13 1
Lewis & Clark   000 100 0 - 1 6 0

W - Kramer. L - Siebert.


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