Cloud County squuezes out two wins

Cloud County squeezed out a pair of wins over Brown Mackie College in a doubleheader Wednesday at the Concordia Sports Complex.
The Thunderbirds won the first game 2-1, and captured a 5-3 victory in the second game.
Game one was scoreless through three and a half innings.
Cloud County went up 2-0 with a pair of runs in the bottom of the fourth.
Roger Diaz singled with one out. Skye O’Neil drew a walk and Chase Reibenspies was hit by a pitch to load the bases.
Daniel Schafer walked to force home a run.
Jordan Brown walked to drive in O’Neil.
The T-Birds left the bases loaded in the fourth and fifth innings.
Brown Mackie scored its only run on a walk and two singles in the sixth inning.
Aaric Woodyard pitched a perfect seventh inning to pick up the save for Cloud County.
Taylor West worked five scoreless innings to get the win. He gave up three hits, struck out one and walked two.
Matthew Forsythe allowed one run on two hits in one innings. He struck out one and walked one.
Cloud County, now 14-14, had just two hits in the game.
The T-Birds got out to a 5-0 lead in the second game.
Tanner Palmore walked and scored on a single by Patrick Grundman in the bottom of the first inning.
Cloud County made it 3-0 with two runs in the second inning.
With two out, Palmore walked, JD Peterson singled and Jackson Cain walked.
Cooper Skjeie was hit by a pitch to force home a run.
Peterson scored on a fielder’s choice ground ball by Grundman.
Cloud County tacked on two runs in the third inning.
O’Neil led off with a single.
Schafer singled with one out to drive in a run. He scored on a ground ball by Palmore.
Brown Mackie scored one run in the fifth inning and two in the seventh to make it 5-3.
Jesse Rall shut out Brown Mackie on four hits through four innings to get the win. He struck out four and walked one.
Adam Balliet gave up one run on two hits in one inning of work. He struck out two and walked one.
Brendan Hardaway pitched one scoreless inning.
Drew Dejmal worked two-thirds of an inning and allowed two runs on one hit. He walked three.
Taylor Keller recorded the final out.
Peterson had three hits for Cloud County.
Grundman had two hits and drove in two runs.

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