Canova 14U grabbed the lead late in a 5-3 win, but Canova 16U dropped their first game of the season 12-6. Both games were played against Salem/Montrose.
Canova 14U took the lead in the seventh with a Kolt Koepsell two-RBI single. This was two of Koepsell’s three RBIs on the day. Luke Koepsell scored on a wild pitch two batters later. He also pitched seven innings in the win. Luke Koepsell had 13 strikeouts and threw 88 pitches.
Canova 16U allowed runs in six out of the seven innings played. Ryder Errickson had one hit, one RBI, and drew two walks, and Jack Nieses had two hits in the loss. Errickson and Griffin Clubb each gave up six runs on the mound, but each pitcher had two runs earned.
Both teams will play Platte tonight at 7:30 p.m.