Baseball: Weiss, Pierz shut down second-ranked Eden Valley-Watkins
By PATRICK SLACK
Eden Valley-Watkins (EVW) scored twice in the first, but Pierz junior Cody Weiss shut down the Eagles the rest of the way, leading the Pioneers to a 5-2 win, Monday.
The win clinched a season sweep for Pierz over visiting EVW, which entered the game ranked second in Class A.
Senior Logan Meyer and juniors Jon Fuhrman and Cody Nordmann each had a pair of hits to lead Pierz offensively.
Meyer and Fuhrman both scored a run and Nordmann picked up an RBI.
Junior Nick Lochner added a pair of runs and senior Trent Davis scored once.
Weiss scattered seven hits in the complete-game win, striking out six batters.
Pierz plays a doubleheader at Kimball Area, Thursday.
EVW 2 7 3
Pierz 5 10 1
Pierz—Logan Meyer: 2-2, 2B, R; Jon Fuhrman: 2-2, R; Cody Nordmann: 2-3, RBI; Trent Davis: 1-3, R; Nick Lochner: 1-4, 2-R; WP-Cody Weiss: 7-IP, 2-R, 7-H, 3-BB, 6-K.