Mid-Prairie survived a late comeback attempt from Monticello, taking a 8-7 conference win.
After two scoreless innings, Mid-Prairie struck first with four runs in the bottom of the third. Monticello tied the game at 4-4 in the sixth inning, but Mid-Prairie plated four more runs in the sixth to take an 8-4 lead.
In their final at-bat, Monticello scored three, but Myah Lugar came on in relief to close out the game. Cassidy Rourke went six and one-third innings and struck out four while giving up seven hits and three earned runs.
Jaselyn Robertson hit two doubles, her fourth and fifth of the season.
Kylee Kos and Rourke had two RBIs each.
Hawks raise money for
Colton Allen’s family
Mid-Prairie raised more than $1,200 for the family of Colton Allen after a concession stand and private donation fundraiser during their game against Washington.
Allen was a Mid-Prairie student who died in June. The team has created custom jerseys and worn them in his honor and now held a fundraiser for his family.
All proceeds from the concession stand totalled more than $1,200 according to Mid-Prairie activities director Tyler Hotz and an undisclosed amount of private donations.
Washington won the game 7-4, breaking a 4-4 tie in the seventh with three runs.
Hawks split with Wilton
Mid-Prairie split with Wilton, losing game one 13-8 and winning game two 7-5.
Cassidy Rourke was the winning pitcher in game two.
Georgia Nisly hit a triple and Kylee Kos had a double.