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Panthers rip Rockets on senior night

The six Mt. Pleasant seniors pose with their senior portraits on senior night Friday. Left to right: Jaden Davis, Rylan Seberg, Jaxon Hoyle, Nik Coble, Clayton Lowery and Corbin Broeker. (Courtesy of Wanda Broeker)
The six Mt. Pleasant seniors pose with their senior portraits on senior night Friday. Left to right: Jaden Davis, Rylan Seberg, Jaxon Hoyle, Nik Coble, Clayton Lowery and Corbin Broeker. (Courtesy of Wanda Broeker)

MT. PLEASANT — It was a senior-led senior night win over the Mt. Pleasant baseball team on Friday. The Panthers popped Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 6-1 to pick up their seventh win in their last eight games.

Senior starter Jaxon Hoyle dominated the Rockets, throwing a complete-game one-hitter. He gave up one earned run and struck out seven batters en route to the victory.

Each of the five seniors in the starting lineup made an impact. Corbin Broeker was 1-for-4 with two RBIs. Nik Coble went 2-for-3. Rylan Seberg was 2-for-4. Clayton Lowery went 1-for-3 with a double, and Hoyle knocked in two runs.

Brennen Bender and Chase Williamson also had hits for Mt. Pleasant. Both players went 1-for-2.

Mt. Pleasant honored its six seniors before the game; Broeker, Coble, Seberg, Lowery, Hoyle and the injured Jaden Davis.