ST. JOSEPH -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda junior varsity baseball team swept a doubleheader against St. Joseph-Ogden.
In game one, PBL won 12-3.
At the plate, Brett Giese finished the game hitting 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored for PBL while Jarred Gronsky hit 2-for-5 with an RBI.
On the mound, Keagan Busboom allowed three earned runs on two hits and three walks with four strikeouts through three innings. Alex Plott allowed no runs on two hits and four walks with three strikeouts through four innings.
The Panthers scored two runs in the bottom of the first inning, including an RBI single by Giese. Keagan Busboom drew a bases-loaded walk to send Ashton Pope home for a game-tying run in the fourth inning.
In the sixth inning, PBL broke the 3-3 tie with nine runs.
Jarred Gronsky doubled to send Keagan Busboom home for the go-ahead run and Hank Harms sent Gronsky home with a base hit to center field. Drew Diesburg and Jarred Grsonky also each hit an RBI single while Pope, Charlie Pound and Busboom each drew a bases-loaded walk.
In game two, PBL won 8-3.
Giese hit 2-for-4 with three RBIs while Keagan Busboom hit 2-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored.
On the mound, Giese allowed two runs -- one earned -- on one hit and six walks with five strikeouts through five innings. Mason Bruns allowed one unearned run on no hits and three walks through two innings.
The Panthers scored three runs in the second inning, all via a three-RBI double to right field by Giese.
In the sixth inning, Busboom doubled to left field to send Diesburg and Hank Harms across home plate and Busboom scored on a Jarred Gronsky groundout to extend PBL's lead to 6-2.
The Panthers scored two more runs in the seventh inning.
PBL 12, St. Joseph-Ogden 3
SJ-O 100 200 0 -- 3 4 1
PBL 200 109 x -- 12 10 0
PBL pitching -- Keagan Busboom, 3 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 4 K, 3 BB. Alex Plott, 4 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 3 K, 4 BB.
St. Joseph-Ogden pitching -- Jacob Carlson, 6 IP, 10 H, 12 R, 11 ER, 8 K, 12 BB.
St. Joseph-Ogden hitting -- Jairus Kiser 1-3, R. Jack Humphery 1-3, RBI. Jacob Carlson 2-3. Jared Blacker R, 2 BB. Brodie Meneely R. Gage Dann RBI.
PBL hitting -- Keagan Busboom 2 RBI, 3 R, 4 BB. Jarred Gronsky 2-5, 2B, RBI, R. Brett Giese 3-5, RBI, 2 R. Isaac Denault 1-2. Hank Harms 1-1, RBI, R. Mason Bruns 1-4, RBI. Jacob Gronsky 2 BB. Evan Donaldson R. Landon Wilson 1-2. Ashton Pope RBI, 2 R. Drew Diesburg 1-3, RBI, R. Charlie Pound RBI, R, 2 BB.
PBL 8, St. Joseph-Ogden 3
PBL 030 003 2 -- 8 7 3
SJO 000 201 0 -- 3 1 1
PBL pitching -- Brett Giese, 5 IP, H, 2 R, ER, 5 K, 6 BB. Mason Bruns, 2 IP, 0 H, R, 0 ER, 0 K, 3 BB.
St. Joseph-Ogden pitching -- Xander Rieches, 2 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, 4 K, 4 BB. Isiah Immke, 5 IP, 4 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 8 K, 3 BB.
PBL hitting -- Keagan Busboom 2-4, 2B, 2 RBIs, 2 R. Jarred Gronsky 1-3, RBI, R. Brett Giese 2-4, 2B, 3 RBIs. Mason Bruns R, 3 BB. Jacob Gronsky 1-4, R. Drew Diesburg 1-4, R. Hank Harms 2 R, 2 BB.