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Pella Christian Outlasts Clarke in Playoff Opener

Posted: Monday, July 9th, 2018 at 6:00 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports - Andrew Schneider

Pella Christian overcame numerous defensive mistakes with excellent pitching and timely runs in an 8-4 playoff win over Clarke heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

After the first of four errors to begin an inning in the game lead to the first run, the Eagles answered with a home run by Kade Vander Molen to take their first lead in the bottom of the 3rd. After the Indians took advantage of another P.C. miscue in the next Frame, the Eagles scored six runs in the final three innings to pull away.

Devin Haveman gave up one hit in four innings to earn the win, with Will Dembski striking out four to close out the game.

Pella Christian advances to the next round of the district bracket, when they head to Centerville to take on the Big Reds Tuesday. Hear the game live on 92.1 KRLS at 7 p.m.