Clarksville reaches 1A finals with shutout
With all nine starters back from a year ago, Clarksville was able to punch their state finals ticket with a 4-0 victory over Lisbon in a Class 1A semifinal on Wednesday at Rogers Park.
The Indians (18-1 overall) didn’t score until the fourth inning, but pitcher Kori Wedeking tossed a five-hitter with five strikeouts to propel Clarksville.
Wedeking also did damage at the plate, going 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored. Wedeking also had a double.
Ainsley Lovrien drove in two runs for the Indians.
Recording hits for Lisbon were Peyton Robinson, Ryleigh Allgood, Stacia Hall, Kali Nelsn and Samantha Bennett.
Clarksville will now face two-time defending champion Collins-Maxwell in the 1A state title game. First pitch will be at 7:30 p.m. on Krugers Seed Field (Diamond 1).
Lisbon will face Lynnville-Sully at 6 p.m. in the third place game on Iowa Central Field (Diamond 2).
CLARKSVILLE 4, LISBON 0
Lisbon 000 000 0 — 0 5 1
Clarksville 000 103 x — 4 6 1
WP–Kori Wedeking (7IP, 5H, 0ER, 0BB, 5SO); LP–Ryleigh Allgood (6IP, 6H, 3ER, 0BB, 5SO); LOB–Lisbon 5, Clarksville 3. 2B–C: Kori Wedeking; SB–L: Peyton Robinson.