Jun 15, 2021 12:12 PM

Ike Book homers, scores go-ahead run as Mustangs win third straight Monday

Posted Jun 15, 2021 12:12 PM

By TOMMY REZAC

St. Joseph Post

The St. Joseph Mustangs won their third straight game with an 8-7 win at Sedalia Monday, improving the Mustangs’ record to 5-4 in a game that stretched to 11 innings.

Lafayette alum Ike Book continues to be hot at the plate, as he went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBIs, including a home run.

Book is now batting .345 on the season, leading the team with 10 hits and nine RBIs.

Another Lafayette product, Cole Slibowski, went 2-for-4 Monday night with a run scored and an RBI as well. Book actually scored the go-ahead run in the top of the 11th off of a single from Slibowski.

Savannah grad Noah Bodenhausen also had a pair of hits in the victory, while Mid-Buchanan alum Brady Holden had a double.

The Mustangs head to Des Moines to face the Prospects on Tuesday night at 7 p.m.