The Oelwein Huskies swept the Union Knights on May 24. In game one, Oelwein went up 4-0 after four innings collecting seven hits off Union starter Alex Barz. Bo Bader threw shutout ball for the last three and two thirds innings. Offensively, Union was kept in check by Oelwein’s starter who struck out nine.
Only four Union players were able to collect hits: Carey, Driscol (2), Will Crees, and Bader. Barz suffered the loss on the mound.
In game two, each team found runs tough to come by as Oelwein pulled out a 2-1 win. The game was scoreless until the top of the fourth when Oelwein plated two runs on three hits off of Union starter Nic Peters.
Justin Clark and Crees had hits in the game while Barz and Driscol collected two hits a piece. Nic Peters threw a solid game giving up two runs, four hits, and struck out seven in a complete game outing.