From staff reports
Joplin’s doubles team of Luke Frogge and Edran Ali led the Eagles to a 6-3 victory Wednesday against Glendale in an Ozark Conference dual at Cooper Complex.
Frogge and Ali defeated Glendale’s No. 1 doubles team of Micah Klousia and Luke Hanson 8-6.
“That was a huge win against a very strong conference opponent,” said Joplin coach Sean McWilliams. “Frogge and Ali played a very good Klousia and Hanson team, and that was a difference maker in the match. That was a great win for us.”
Joplin’s Jeremy Lynn, Frogge, Ali and Duncan Ford won their singles matches.
“We’re proud of our No. 6 player (Ford), who was down 5-2,” Williams said.
Mount Vernon 9, Carl Junction 7
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Mount Vernon scored three runs over the final two innings to beat the Bulldogs in a Big 8 Conference contest.
The Mountaineers took advantage of 14 hits and four Carl Junction errors.
Trailing 7-6 in the top of the sixth, Mount Vernon’s Grayson Ketron opened the inning with a double. Dominic Swillum scored Ketron with a single, and Zane Phillips belted a triple to score Swillum and take an 8-7 lead.
Phillips and Ketron had three hits each for the Mountaineers.
Dalton Cloven had two hits and three runs batted in for the Bulldogs (7-11, 2-3 Big 8).
Carl Junction faces Seneca on the road today at 5 p.m.