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Elk Mound pitcher throws perfect game

by Samuel Ripp

ELK MOUND — The Elk Mound baseball team was at home on Monday, May 2 to take on Plum City and came out victorious in a 12-0 shutout. The headline of the game was junior pitcher Trey Mohr throwing a perfect game.

Mohr threw the Mounders’ second perfect game of the season with senior Brandon Bohl throwing one earlier in the season. Mohr went five innings due to the ten run rule and struck out nine on the afternoon. Mohr did not need many runs to back up his perfect performance, but he helped himself out at the plate by going a perfect three for three and taking a walk. He also drove in one run and scored two runs himself.

Elk Mound was in complete control throughout the entire game as they started off by scoring four runs in the first inning. They followed up with a three run second inning. Elk Mound put the game away in the fourth by scoring five more runs to make it 12-0 and end the game after five innings.

The Mounders collected eleven hits on the afternoon and collecting hits included: Mohr with three, senior Alex Hollister, junior Hunter Adleman with two, senior Cole Tyman with two, senior Grant Kjellberg, and senior Ryan Conlin with two.

With the twelve runs they scored on the night, they collected eight RBIs. Adding to their season total included: Mohr, Hollister, Adleman with two, Tyman with two, Grant Kjellberg, and sophomore Ethan Kjellberg.

Elk Mound will look to keep their five game winning streak going as they face conference opponent Boyceville on Thursday, May 5.