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Clear Creek Amana Baseball

Clippers split with Central DeWitt

CCA holds off Sabers 5-3 then falls 2-1 in doubleheader

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DeWITT– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) Creek Boys split on the road Wednesday, June 7, in DeWitt with the Central Clinton DeWitt Sabers.
The Clippers won the opener 5-3 with a two-run second inning and a three-run effort in the top of the fifth. The Sabers attempted to rally in the bottom of the seventh, putting three runners across. Cody Ogden, Kobey Schlotman and Tyler Hallett fueled the fifth inning with a single, double and single respectively. Grant “Big Rig” Riggan pitched 6-1/3 innings with a no-hitter through four innings of work. Alex Goedken relieved the Big Rig for the final two outs to claim the save. Schlotman led at the plate with two hits and an RBI, with two hits from Ogden and one apiece for Hallett, Cam Armstrong and Camden Smyka. David Jensen and Hallett also had one RBI each. Riggan gave up five hits and three earned runs while striking out three and walking three. Goedken gave up one hit.
The Creek Boys scored their only run of the nightcap in the top of the second inning as a Saber error brought Riggan home. DeWitt tied in the bottom of the inning and took the lead with one run in the bottom of the third. Ogden and Schlotman had one hit apiece for the Clippers while Jensen took the loss on the mound after giving up five hits and two earned runs. He struck out seven and walked four.
The split put the Clippers at 4-7 overall and 4-4 in the WaMaC.

Creek Boys, Bobcats split

CCA wins 6-3 then falls 5-0

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TIFFIN– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) varsity baseball team moved to 5-8 overall and 5-5 in the WaMaC Friday, June 9, at home in a doubleheader split with the Bobcats from Western Dubuque.
The Clippers pounded out 11 hits in the opener for a 6-3 win, powered by one run each in the bottom of the first, second, fourth and fifth innings, and two runs in the sixth.
The Bobcats answered with one run in the second, fifth and sixth innings. Tyler Hallett doubled in the first to drive in the Creek Boys’ first run. Cody Ogden had a pair of hits and three RBI for CCA, Hallett had two hits and one RBI, David Jensen and T.J. Bollers had two hits each with one hit apiece for Kobey Schlotman (RBI), Grant “Big Rig” Riggan (RBI), and Jordan Wolfe. Schlotman went the distance on the mound, giving up seven hits and three earned runs while striking out seven.
Western Dubuque reloaded for the nightcap and came out swinging with a three-run effort in the top of the first inning. The Bobcats held the Creek Boys at bay with seven scoreless innings while adding one run each in the top of the fourth and fifth innings to hand the Clippers a 5-0 defeat.
Ogden and Schlotman had CCA’s only two hits with a double for Ogden. Ogden worked one inning on the mound and was charged with the loss. He gave up two hits, three runs (two earned) and two errors while striking out one. Alex Goedken pitched four innings, giving up two hits and two runs (one earned) and Camden Smyka threw two innings, striking out one and walking one.
The Clippers travel to Solon to face the Spartans in the annual rivalry game on Thursday, June 15, with a doubleheader starting at 5 p.m. and are home on Friday, June 16, for a double-dip with Iowa City Regina starting at 5 p.m. The Creek Boys stay home on Monday, June 19, as the Independence Mustangs gallop onto Cappy’s diamond in Tiffin for a doubleheader also starting at 5 p.m.