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Kirkwood baseball sweeps Muskegon

VERO BEACH, Fla. - The Kirkwood baseball team drubbed Muskegon in a doubleheader Sunday, 13-2 and 14-0, on the second day of its spring trip to Florida.

The Eagles (9-2) got strong pitching, lots of hitting and sparkling defense in Vero Beach.

Adam Ketelsen tossed five shutout innings in the 14-0 victory in Game 2. He allowed only four hits with eight strikeouts and one walk.

Ellison Hanna went 2-for-3 with a double, four RBIs, two runs and two stolen bases in the second game. Izaya Fullard and Joel Thompson drove in three runs for the Eagles, while Kal Youngquist and Cal Clark had two RBIs.

Taylor Jackson went 2-for-3 with a double, triple and four runs in the opener. Korry Howell scored twice.



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KCC baseball team dumps Hagerstown

VERO BEACH, Fla. - The Kirkwood baseball team got strong pitching Saturday and topped Hagerstown, 9-1, in the first game of their spring trip to Florida.

Cameron Leff allowed only three hits in five innings, with five  strikeouts and two walks. Hagerstown scored an unearned run during Leff's stint on the mound.

Nate Barnes and Ian Delleman both tossed one shutout inning in relief.

Taylor Jackson went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and two runs. Cal Clark was 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs. Izaya Fullard was  2-for-3 with two RBIs.



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Fullard helps Eagles slam Lewis & Clark

GODFREY, Ill. - Izaya Fullard went 4-for-7 with a grand slam and six  RBIs Sunday as the Kirkwood Eagles swept a doubleheader from Lewis &  Clark, 5-1 and 12-0 in five innings.

Kirkwood swept the four-game series from Lewis & Clark and outscored  the hosts, 35-12.

Fullard went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in the 5-1 victory in the opener.  Ellison Hanna was 3-for-4 with a double.

Cal Stalzer pitched four strong innings for the victory, allowing one  run on five hits with seven strikeouts. Peyton Long and Cam Cowan  combined for three scoreless innings in relief.

Fullard was 2-for-3 with his grand slam in the second game. Ross  Kramer also slugged a home run and Chili Moseley had two hits.  Kirkwood erupted for nine runs in the fourth inning.



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KCC baseball sweeps Lewis & Clark

GODFREY, Ill. - The Kirkwood baseball team rode good work by their starting pitchers Saturday to a sweep of Lewis & Clark College in Godfrey, Ill.

Cameron Leff allowed only one earned run in five innings in a 7-5 victory in the first game, then Adam Ketelsen allowed did exactly the same thing in an 11-1 verdict in the nightcap.

The sweep lifted the Eagles to 4-2 for the season heading into another twinbill at Lewis & Clark Sunday.

Cal Clark drove in two runs for Kirkwood in the 7-5 victory in the opener. Ellison Hanna and Chili Moseley had two hits. Kaden Wadle got the final two outs in the bottom of the seventh for the save.



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KCC baseball splits with No. 17 Johnson County

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The Kirkwood baseball team split a doubleheader  with Johnson County Community College Sunday.

The Eagles won the first game, 9-4, in eight innings. Johnson County  took the nightcap, 4-3.

Kirkwood (2-2) and Johnson County (8-3) split the four-game series in  Kansas. Johnson County is ranked No. 17 in NJCAA Division I. Kirkwood  is not ranked in Division II.

The first game was tied, 4-4, after seven innings. The Eagles plated  five runs in the top of the eighth for the victory.

Kaden Wadle pitched 2 1/3 shutout innings for the Eagles in the opener  and got the victory in relief.

Izaya Fullard went 2-for-5 in the first game and scored a pair of  runs. Kal Youngquist and Max McCay drove in two runs. Ellison Hanna  scored twice.



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