Area baseball roundup: Moke strikes out 11 as Honkers outlast Royals
PLATTE—Blake Moke struck out 11 Winner/Colome hitters and didn't allow a hit in five innings pitched as the Platte-Geddes/Dakota Christian/White Lake/Corsica-Stickney Honkers defeated the Royals 4-2 in a prep baseball game on Monday in Platte.
Moke had three walks and allowed two earned runs, while going 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs. Riley Hoffman added a double and two RBIs and tossed the final two innings in relief of Moke. Trevor Sprik had two hits, including a double in the win.
For Winner/Colome, Nick Lantz took the loss, allowing four earned runs on eight hits with one strikeout in three innings pitched.
Drew DeMers had Winner/Colome's lone hit, a double, and two RBIs.
PGDCWLCS (8-1) plays Gregory on Sunday in Platte, while Winner/Colome (10-5) plays Pierre on Wednesday in Pierre.