OMAHA – Home Federal has started their tournament weekend off with a victory.
The Grand Island seniors defeated Mitchell, SD 14-2 at Millard West on Friday in the first game at the Omaha Classic.
Home Federal fired out of the gates with a nine-run first inning and out-hit Mitchell 8-2 in the contest. Shay Schanaman (2-for-2, 2 RBI, 3 R, 2 BB) and Tyler Sextro (2-for-2, RBI, R) each had multiple hits in the win.
Schanaman went five complete innings on the mound on 87 pitches and struck out seven and walked four.
Grand Island faces Bellevue West and Millard West on Saturday.
MITCHELL, SD 0 0 2 0 0 X X – 2/2/1
HOME FEDERAL (14-3) 9 2 3 0 X X X – 14/8/2