Alex Christ

Oskaloosa's Alex Christ makes a throw to first in a game earlier this season

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Oskaloosa 7, Washington 1

WASHINGTON — The Oskaloosa Indians grabbed their third straight victory this week with their road win at Washington.

Osky used a four-run first innings and didn’t look back with a run in the third and two more in sixth.

The Indians got a great outing from Alex Christ, who pitched the complete game allowing one unearned run on five hits with one walk and three strikeouts.

Eight of the nine starters had a hit for Oskaloosa while Colin Snitker had two RBIs and Landon Briggs, Christ and Carson Genskow all had one RBI.

Oskaloosa (7-21, 2-17 LHC) will try to keep things rolling when they travel to Indianola (24-10, 13-7 LHC) on Saturday.

Knoxville 4, Mount Pleasant 2

Mount Pleasant 12, Knoxville 10

MOUNT PLEASANT — Knoxville came away with a split in a pair of different games at Mount Pleasant on Thursday.

Knoxville scored the first four runs in game one and were able to hold off Mount Pleasant from there.

Game two saw Knoxville jump in front 5-1 in the third inning before the back and forth continued the rest of the game with Mount Pleasant eventually erasing a 10-6 deficit to score six straight and get the win.

Knoxville (17-15) heads to Indianola (24-10) on Friday at 5 p.m.

*Knoxville stats were unavailable at time of print

Colin Peters can be reached at 641-672-2581, by email at cpeters@oskyherald.com or on Twitter @ColinPetersOH.

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