Alta Aurelia Baseball Defeats Pocahontas Area

The pitching of Cale Brechwald, and a late homerun by Preston McCoy, helped Alta Aurelia to a 4-1 win at Pocahontas Area last night (Wed).

The Warriors had a two-out rally in the 3rd that started with a single by Tanner Randall, which was followed by walks to McCoy and Brechwald. A grounder hit by Carson Reinert turned into an error which allowed two runs to score.

McCoy provided insurance with a two-out, two-run homerun in the 7th to boost the lead to 4-0.

The Indians got their only run in the bottom of the 7th on an RBI groundout by Carson Bunda.

Brechwald threw six innings, allowed one hit, and struck out ten. McCoy finished up on the mound in the 7th, and had two strikeouts.

Poky starter Chase Cook went 6 2/3 innings, allowed two hits, and had six strikeouts. Gavin Ehn struck out the only batter he faced.

With their 3rd win in a row, Alta Aurelia is now 5-3. The Warriors play at Hinton tonight (Thur).

Pocahontas Area (2-2) plays at Emmetsburg in a 5:30 game today.

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