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Cubs Varsity baseball

Cubs Varsity Baseball traveled to Maple Lake for a cmc game against the Irish and luck was not with the Cubs. Kimball committed six errors in the game, three in the first inning, which allowed Maple Lake get a big lead early. Kimball did pull back within two, but walks and errors helped the Irish 10-run rule the Cubs. Kimball 7 - Maple Lake 17 Kimball Hhtters: Tommy Linn 3-3 2Runs RBI 3SB, Ben Knaus 1-2 3RBI, Tom Winkleman 1-1 DBLE, Burke Tagney 1-1, Scott Stenger 2-3 2Runs, Tyler Gregory 2Runs. Kimball record: 4-4 Overall and CMC. Cubs loses pair at Pierz Kimball traveled to Pierz for a CMC double header, one of the games was a continuation of a rain out. In the continued game Kimball was behind by 4 in the 3rd inning. Pierz came out and piled on the runs as Kimball concieded the loss. In the second game Junior Bobby Arens went to the mound and pitched another complete game. Unlike the other two complete games, Arens came out on the short end of this one. The Cubs were only able to put up 1 run in the 2-1 loss. Kimball had its chances but two base running errors in the late innings took scoring chances away. First game: Kimball 2 - Pierz 18 Kimball hitters: Ben Knaus 2-3, Scott Stenger 1-2 2Runs SB, Burke Tagney 2-3 RBI DBL. Second game: Kimball 1 - Pierz 2 Kimball hitters: Ben Knaus 1-3, Kurt Kuechle1-2 DBL   Run, Andy Dingmann 2-3 RBI, Tom Winklemann 1-3,   Bobby Arens 1-2, Scott Stenger 2SB.  Kimball record: 4-6 CMC and overall. Lakers win in bottom of 7th Kimball Battled back all game long scoring 10 runs, but could never get the lead in the game against CMC opponent HLWW. After Going down 5-1 in the third inning, Kimball bounced back and scored four to to pull back in, the Cubs then matched run for run with the Lakers. The game would be tied in the seven and Kimball walked the lead off guy, which eventually scored the winning run on a base hit later in the inning. Kimball hurt itself all game long by committing six errors which lead to seven unearned runs for the Lakers. Kimball 10 - HLWW 11 Kimball hitters: Tommy Linn 3-5 DBL 2SB 2R, Karl Hunt 3-4 SB 3R, Ben Knaus 3-5 3RBI 2R, Kurt Kuechle 3-4 RBI, Bobby Arens 1-4, Burke Tagney 1-3 Run, Scott Stenger 2-4 SB 2R. Kimball record: 4-7. Nathan Schwieters, coach