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June 10, 2013

Rebels fall in 7th to Clinton

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To keep arms fresh, Howe used five pitchers for two innings or less. He said the Rebels had a tough conference schedule ahead this week and was focused on those battles.

Northeast plays Big East rivals Midland (tonight) and Bellevue (Thursday), both home doubleheaders.

“I’m looking forward to seeing the guys taking care of business,” Howe said. “We have some opportunities this week. If we take care of our business it doesn’t matter what the other team does.”

The same can be said for Clinton, which plays tonight at Bettendorf, then hosts Davenport Assumption in Thursday night MAC play.

“They’re good teams, but I’m hoping we’ll compete and get back in this race for the MAC,” Cunningham said.

Maquoketa impresses at Cal-Wheat invite

CALAMUS — Behind two wins, Maquoketa continued its success during Saturday’s four-team tournament between Maquoketa, Bellevue, North Cedar and host Calamus-Wheatland.

Alex Becker threw seven solid innings in his win over the Warriors. The senior allowed only three hits with eight strikeouts in the 4-1 victory. Justin Alden scored Cal-Wheat’s lone run in the seventh inning behind a double from Austin Houzenga.

Against Bellevue, Maquoketa tallied nine hits in a 5-0 shutout win. Trent Bollman scored twice, going 3-for-3 at the plate with three stolen bases. Tyler Regan batted in three runs with a double to help the Cardinals improve to 8-4. They turn their attention to Dyersville Beckman tonight in a home doubleheader.

Cal-Wheat bounced back with a shutout win of its own against North Cedar, winning 2-0. Austin and Nick Houzenga drove in runs for the Warriors, who travel to Marquette Catholic for tonight’s doubleheader.

Sabers strong at tourney

DENVER — Central DeWitt racked up 23 runs between two games Saturday, taking down tournament host Denver 16-10 and then shutting out North Fayette 7-0.

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