The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

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June 3, 2013

Hot bats: Clinton up big at Ft. Dodge


“Beating Fort Dodge the way we did, those are signature wins for our program.”

The River Kings turn their focus to Mississippi Athletic Conference play tonight with a two-game home set against Pleasant Valley. Cunningham took note of a recent poll that had Clinton finishing seventh out of 10 teams in the conference.

“I certainly expect us to compete at the top,” he said.

Friday, Game 1


Clinton 203 008 3 — 16 13 3

Fort Dodge 210 002 2 — 7 12 3

Cole Pennock (6 1/3 ip, 7 r, 4 er, 11 h, 3 so), Ryan Driscoll (2/3 ip, 1 h, 1 so) and Jake Faur; Tyler Vaughn (3 ip, 5 r, 4 er, 6 h, 1 bb, 3 so), JC Hatcher (2 2/3ip, 5 r, 4 er, 1 h, 5 bb, 2 so), Eric Puls (1/3 ip, 3 r, 3 er, 2 h, 1 bb), Sam Kolacia (1/3 ip, 3 r, 3 er, 3 h, 1 bb), Drew Hansen (2/3 ip, 1 bb, 1 so) and Devon Harms. Multiple hits -- Clinton (Alex Caldwell 2, Dustin Caldwell 2, Cody Collender 4, Ryan Driscoll 2, Jordan Chapman 2). 2B — Clinton (Collender 2, Cody Nolan), Fort Dodge (Austin Halligan, Devon Harms, Tyler Vaughn, Andrew Stover). HR — Clinton (Collender, Jake Simpson), Fort Dodge (Keegan Gormally). SB — Fort Dodge (JC Hatcher).

Game 2


Clinton 011 063 — 11 14 0

Fort Dodge 010 000 — 1 7 4

Jake Simpson (6 ip, 1 r, 1 er, 2 so) and Murray Henricks; Keegan Gormally (5 ip, 8 r, 7 er, 12 h, 2 bb, 2 so), Andrew Stover (1 ip, 3 r, 3 er, 2 h, 2 bb) and Devon Harms. Multiple hits -- Clinton (Cody Collender 2, Jordan Chapman 2, Jake Faur 3, Austin Driscoll 3, Murray Hendricks 2, Cody Nolan 2). 2B — Fort Dodge (Tommy Halligan, JC Hatcher), Clinton (Faur). HR — Clinton (Collender, Chapman). SB — Clinton (Collender).



Clinton 004 50 — 9

Ames 111 01 — 4

Rodney Witherspoon (4 1/3 ip, 7 h, 4 r, 3 er, 2so), Murray Henricks (2/3 ip, 0 h, 1 bb, 1 so). Multiple hits — Clinton (Evan Jackson). 2B — Clinton (Dustin Caldwell). 3B — Clinton (Ryan Driscoll). HR — Clinton (Cody Collender). SB — Clinton (Alex Caldwell). RBI — Clinton (D. Caldwell 3, Collender 4, Driscoll).

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