COLUMBIA — Hickman High School baseball hosted a double-header Saturday, dropping the first game to Willard and beating Kirksville in the second.
In game one, the Kewpies managed just one hit, a home run by Colby Fitch. Augie Loehr was the losing pitcher, giving up six runs (only one earned) and striking out four over four innings. Willard won the game 11-1.
Hickman turned things around in game two, defeating Kirksville 11-1. Anthony Hansen picked up the win, going five innings and only surrendering three hits and one run. The Kewpies had plenty of help at the plate. Tyler Kramer went 2-for-3, scoring two runs and driving in two more. Sami Baugher hit two triples and drove in three runs, and Brian Montgomery went 1-for-2 and had two runs batted in.
The Kewpies' next game is scheduled for 10 a.m. March 29 at Hickman High School. The team will host another double-header against St. John Vianney High School and Waynesville High School.