NL baseball falls to West Burlington
NEW LONDON — The New London baseball team got on the board first, but a six-run inning by West Burlington lifted the Falcons over the Tigers, 10-4, during Monday night’s game in New London.
The Tigers scored two runs in the opening frame, getting off to a good start. However, West Burlington tied the game with two runs in the third and took a big lead with six runs in the fourth.
New London managed two runs in the fifth, but ulitmately fell short in the home game.
Dalton Dudley started on the mound for the Tigers, going three innings and giving up five hits for six runs (five earned). He walked four and struck out four.
Hunter Moeller came on in relief, pitching the last four innings and alllowing five hits for four runs (three earned), walking none and striking out two.
At the plate, five Tigers had one hit each, including a double from Cameron Watson. Jacob Bench knocked in two runs, and Quincy Porter scored twice.
The Tigers are now 2-5 overall and 2-2 in the Southeast Iowa Super Conference South Division.
They play another conference game tonight (Tuesday) at Danville, starting with JV at 5:30 p.m.