Hawks get cooled by Polar Bears

Cesar J ToledoSports ReporterCtoledo@theperrychief.com

Hawks baseball team tagged the host Polar Bears for nine hits but came up a run short in a 10-9 loss.

The Woodward-Granger Hawks (6-5, 5-2) traveled to Des Moines North on June 10 to face off against non-conference opponent the Polar Bears (1-10).

W-G erased a one run deficit the second inning when they scored five runs for a 7-3 lead.

Their lead lasted an inning and a half when the Polar Bears countered in the bottom half of the fourth with five runs to take an 8-7 lead.

The Hawks battled back with two more runs in the sixth and seventh that gave them the 9-8 advantage.

In the bottom of the seventh, the Polar Bears came from behind with a two run inning to seal the victory.

Hawks starter Cole Theisen tossed five innings, gave up eight runs -four earned- on seven hits while striking out two.

Jackson Larson came in relief in the sixth. He struck-out two, gave up two earned runs off two hits and earned the loss.

Larson and Race Brant led the team with two hits each. Marcus McConahay, Brady Aunspach, Reese Jamison, Jordan Pierce, and Nick Brummond accounted for the other five hits.

The team will look to bounce back on June 13 when they welcome conference foe the Des Moines Christian Lions.