The Forest city baseball team beat Rockford, 9-8, on Friday, June 14, holding off the Warriors as they attempted a comeback in the bottom of the seventh inning.
The Indians scored all of their runs in the middle innings, with one in the third, three in the fourth, and five in the fifth. Going into the bottom of the seventh, Forest City led.
The Indians offense managed eight hits, and eight walks. Senior Avery Busta was the winning pitcher, after allowing five hits and six earned runs in 4 2/3 innings.
The Forest City baseball team was crushed by Waverly-Shell Rock on Thursday, June 13, 16-2. The Indians could manage only three hits, and fell behind early, as Waverly scored four runs in the first inning, and seven in the second.
Junior Derek Froendt pitched just 1 2/3 innings, and allowed six hits, six walks, and 10 runs.
Forest City scored nine runs in the fourth to gain a significant lead over Nashua-Plainfield on Wednesday, June 12, as the Indians eventually won 14-7. The Huskies scored four runs in the fifth and another in the sixth. The Indians offense managed 14 hits, and six walks, while three different hitters for Forest City hit doubles. Freshman Reese Moore got the win by pitching four innings, and allowed five hits and two unearned runs.
Forest City’s baseball team scored a pair of runs in the top of the first inning but couldn’t keep it up, falling short against the Midgets, on Tuesday, June 11.
Avery Busta went 3-for-3 in the loss with a run. Blaze Andersen had a pair of hits and an RBI.
Saint Ansgar beat Forest City's baseball team 6-4 on Monday, June 10, holding off the Indians by breaking a tie in the bottom of the fourth inning.
The Saints took a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, only to have the Indians tie the game in the fourth. In the bottom of the fourth, Saint Ansgar scored two more runs, and held the lead for the win.
On Monday, June 17, the Indians traveled to Lake Mills. On Tuesday, June 18, the Indians hosted Denver and the Eagles on Wednesday, June 19. They travel to West Fork on Friday, June 21.