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Creek Boys tame Tigers, CCA tops Grinnell, 6-5

TIFFIN– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity baseball club improved to 13-4 overall with a 6-5 non-conference win over Grinnell, a member of the Little Hawkeye Conference, on Monday, July 13, in Tiffin.
The Tigers scored one run in the top of the first inning and attempted a late rally with four runs in the top of the seventh. The Clippers plated one run in the bottom of the second and the third, followed with three runs in the fourth and the winning run in the bottom of the seventh.
Senior Tyler Schrepfer earned three RBI in the contest as he went 2-3 at the plate with a pair of singles. Fellow senior Grant Jensen hammered a pair of doubles, with a double from junior Brock Reade. Sophomore Parker Smith recorded a pair of singles, as well. Reade spent six innings on the mound, giving up five hits and two runs with seven strikeouts. Sophomore Stirlen Roberson pitched one inning, giving up three hits and three runs with one strikeout.
It was the fourth consecutive win for the Creek Boys.