Red Devils Take 2 From Ottawa JV

Red Devils Take 2 From Ottawa JV

Iola, KS-  The Allen Community Red Devils hosted the Ottawa JV baseball team for a double header on the Allen Campus. 

The Red Devils wasted no time in setting the tone early on the day by getting a quality start out of Conner Darnell (Chouteau, OK).  Darnell fired a scoreless top of the 1st inning which provided the opportunity for the offense to get going early by scoring 5 runs in the bottom half of the inning.  The Red Devil offense was paced by Sky-lar Culver (Mountain Home, AR) and Justus Burke (Bettendorf, IA).  Culver finished the day 2-2 with a double and a homerun and 2 RBI's.  Burke was 1-2 with a 3 run homerun.  Also having a solid day at the plate was Nathan Best (Olathe, KS).  Best was 3-3 with a double and an RBI. 

With the offense providing an early cushion, the rest of the day belonged to Darnell.  Darnell who threw a complete game no hitter for the Red Devils.  He went 5 innings striking out 9 and walking 3. 

In game 2, the pitching again dominated the day.  Jake Pease (Fort Wayne, IN) got the start and the win.  Pease threw 2 innings of scoreless baseball.  Coleton Crisp (Whitewater, KS), Jacob Potter (Victoria, BC) and Nate Postlethwait (Valley Center, KS) finished up the last 4 innings combining to only give up 1 run while striking out 8. 

The Red Devil offense managed to put up 11 runs on 14 hits.  Leading the pack again was Burke, he finished a perfect 4-4 on the day, with a double, 2 runs scored and 3 RBI's.  Matt Phipps (Dublin, OH) finished 3-4 with a double, run scored and 1 RBI.  Zach Adams (Overland Park, KS) was 2-3 with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI.

The Red Devils are off till February 24th and 25th at Colby Community College in Colby, KS.