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Orabs Post 13-7 Win Over G-LR in Siouxland Conference Baseball

Orab-LogoThe Sheldon Orab baseball team posted a 13-7 home win over George Little Rock Monday night in Siouxland Conference play.

The Mustangs scored first with a run in the first inning as they capitalized on a pair of Sheldon errors.

Sheldon took the lead for good with a three run second inning. The key hit was a 2 run double to left by Travis Buyert.

The Orabs put two more on the board in the bottom of the third as Ben Marshall driving in the final run with a ground ball single up the middle to put Sheldon in front 5-1.

A seven run fourth inning broke the game open. Key hits in the inning were an rbi double off the bat of Mitch Jensen followed by an rbi single from Matt Buenger.

George Little Rock responded with a four run fifth as fielder’s choice ground balls from Jacob Kathman and Austin Hayenga accounted for two of the Mustang runs.

Sheldon scored a run in the bottom of the fifth to take a 13-5 lead into the sixth inning.

George Little Rock finished the scoring with two runs in the top of the seventh coming on back to back rbi singles from Heyega and Brendon Reifers that made the final score 13-7 Orabs.

Ben Marshall went the first five inning for Sheldon to get the win. He gave 3 earned runs on 5 hits and walked 3. Jacob Kathman took the loss going three innings. He Gave up 8 hits, walked 5 and struck out 3.

Up next for Sheldon is a Tuesday trip to Cherokee while the Mustangs are on the Road at Remsen Union.

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