On Wednesday, the Oran High School baseball team traveled to Bloomfield to take on the Wildcats. Games played the previous two years had been close competitive affairs. Last year the Eagles had to rally for a 2-1 victory, two years ago Oran won 6-3. This year it was over early as the Eagles jumped out to a 5-0 lead after one and never looked back as they coasted to an 18-1 5 inning mercy-rule win. With the win, they improved to 7-0.
Drew Reischman got the start on the mound, went the first two innings and picked up the win. He improved his personal mark to 2-0. He allowed one hit and struck out three. Ty Johnson worked a hitless third. He walked one and struck out one. Kayden Hargrove then saw his first varsity pitching assignment. He allowed one unearned run over the final two innings. He gave up one hit, walked two and struck out three.
At the plate, Todd Priggel hit two out of the park and had four runs driven in, Cole Priggel also homered and drove in three. Lane Peterson also drove in three. Miles Trankler had 2 rbi on 2 hits off the bench. Hargrove also drove in 2.
Reischman, Denver Elfrink and Tristin Schlosser each had a double for the other extra-base hits.
Oran scored 5 in the first, 3 in the second. They doubled that by putting up a snowman (an 8) in the third before closing out with a pair of runs in the fifth. Bloomfield managed an unearned run in the bottom of the 5th.