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Iowa Mennonite Meets Huskies in Conference Doubleheaders

Posted: Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 7:00 am

In a dual match up of KCII area teams on Monday the Iowa Mennonite School baseball and softball teams travel to Highland.

The IMS softball team enters play with an overall record of 1-6, fresh off of their first win of the season 10-1 over Columbus. On the season IMS is hitting .201 at the plate, led by Rubye Ney and her .273 average. In the circle IMS has a team ERA of 7.53, led by Hannah Harris at 5.83 with a 1-5 record in 36 innings thrown.

The Highland softball team enters play with an overall record of 5-5. Last time on the diamond the Huskies beat Central Lee 2-0 on Thursday. For the year, Highland is hitting .228 as a team, led by Kylie Wood with a .296 average. In the circle the Huskies have a 3.76 team ERA led by Megan Hoenig with a 5-3 record and 3.07 ERA in 54 innings of work. Last year Highland won the only meeting between these schools 9-8.

On the baseball diamond, IMS comes into the game with an overall record of 4-3, having lost to New London 11-1 Friday their last time out. On the season, IMS is hitting .298 as a team led by Trevor Leyden with a .381 average. On the mound, IMS has a 2.87 ERA led by Reggie Borntrager with a zero ERA in 10 innings and a 1-0 record.

The Highland baseball team is 6-4 coming into tonight. Last time out they beat Central Lee 2-1. On the season, the Huskies are hitting .309, led by Brody Burton and his .594 average. Highland has a 2.37 team ERA, led by Burton with a 2-1 record in 15 innings with a 1.40 ERA. These two teams met a season ago with Highland winning 8-7. Both doubleheaders begin at 5:30 Monday night at Highland.