Jul 01, 2024

Mustangs eek out win at Carroll Sunday, scoring go-ahead run in the ninth

Posted Jul 01, 2024 12:24 PM


St. Joseph Post

The St. Joseph Mustangs broke a 1-1 tie with two runs in the top of the ninth inning, defeating the Carroll Merchants 3-1 Sunday at Merchants Park in Carroll, Iowa.

With bases loaded and one out, Benton grad Carson Schmidt singled, scoring Lafayette grad Jayden Little along with Trevor McCollum.

McCollum was 3-for-4 with a run scored in the game. Schmidt was 2-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI.

Carson Schmdit’s brother, Tanner, got the save in the ninth, striking out one. The Mustangs are 26-4 on the season. They beat Jefferson City Saturday 5-0 after losing to Clarinda Friday, 11-3.

The Mustangs are off Monday and are at Clarinda Tuesday for a 7 p.m. game.