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.