(Clarinda) -- Clarinda scored all eight of their runs in the first three innings to pick up an 8-1 victory over the Carroll Merchants on Friday afternoon.
The A's pounded out 12 hits on their way to the win, getting two hits apiece from Clayton Daniel, Zack Belanger, Chase Hamilton, Bryce Eberly and AJ Acton.
Acton doubled twice and drove in three, and Hamilton had a double and a triple while driving in a run. Daniel doubled and drove in two, and Hamilton tripled and brought in a single run.
Garrett Kraemer threw five innings of shutout baseball, allowing just three hits and striking out three. Adam Poldberg, Bryce Shea, Chad Cox and Dylan Algra threw an inning each, giving up just two hits and one run.
Clarinda will host the St. Joe Mustangs on Sunday evening at 7:00 PM.
Photos courtesy of Joe Moore At J&C Photography Clarinda