Drovers continue home streak

The Drovers continue their home success, winning another two Monday afternoon over Sterling College at Bill Smith Ballpark.
The Drovers won the first game on a home run by Greg Ylda in an extra inning. The final score was 8-6.
USAO scored five runs in the first inning but weren’t able to get another until the bottom of the seventh, where they tied the game and sent it into extra innings.
Ylda went three for four with two runs and four RBIs.
First baseman Luke Krobath hit one of two with one run and 10 put outs during the first game.
Pitcher Newt Compton gave up three hits in his five innings, and Alfonso Cardenas gave up two hits and one run in his three innings.
The Drovers, while slow to start in the second game, came out to win it 14-9.
Luke Krobath had a strong second game. He hit three of four with four RBIs and scored two runs for the Drovers.
Ylda continued his success from the first game as he hit a double, had two RBIs and scored two runs.
Pitcher Derek Wilkerson came in at the top of the second inning. He had four strikeouts and gave up five earned runs in his five innings.
The Drovers stay undefeated with a 7-0 record. They play at home again at 1 p.m. Friday against Mount Mercy College and then again at 1 p.m. Sunday against Peru State University.