Creating the perfect ending to a close-to-perfect game was Cameron Oswald, who hit a walk-off home run to end the game with a 12-2 score Friday, April 9, 2021, in Tarkio. He’s pictured being congratulated by his teammates and head coach Casey Martin. Cameron also had three RBIs in the win.

Carter Holecek checks out the play as he runs the bases during his in-the-park home run Friday, April 9, 2021. Carter also had three RBIs in the win.

Trent Kingery and Cameron Oswald gather with their teammates in the dugout during the Wolves baseball games against West Nodaway.

Zack Stevens waits for the pitch in EA Wolves baseball action against West Nodaway Friday, April 9, 2021, in Tarkio.

If you weren’t at Friday night’s (April 9, 2021) East Atchison baseball contest, you missed one amazing game! The varsity Wolves blew away the competition and defeated West Nodaway 12-2 on their home field in Tarkio. Besides the number of runs, several events that took place during the game were extra special. Aaron Schlueter threw a complete game, pitching five innings and striking out 12 batters. He also had a great catch when a batter smacked one right back to the mound. Aaron also performed a perfect bunt that advanced the runners around the bases. Not to be outdone, Carter Holecek hit a single that quickly turned into an in-the-park home run after several errors by the opposing team. He had three RBIs in the win. Also contributing with hits and RBIs were Cory Stevens with two hits and two RBIs, Jarrett Spinnato with two hits and one RBI, and Bo Graves with one hit and two RBIs. But that’s not all folks! To end a game that was pretty close to perfect, Cameron Oswald hit a walk-off home run. He also had a double and three RBIs in the win.

Individual EA stats follow:

Zack Stevens – 1 walk, 2 strikeouts

Jarrett Spinnato – 2 hits (2 singles), 1 RBI, 1 run, 1 strikeout

Bo Graves – 1 hit (1 single), 2 RBIs, 1 run, 2 walks

Carter Holecek – 1 hit (1 single), 3 RBIs, 1 run, 1 walk; fielding – 1 putout

Cameron Oswald – 2 hits (1 double, 1 home run), 3 RBIs, 2 runs

Braden Graves – 1 run, 1 strikeout; as catcher – 12 putouts, 3 stolen bases allowed

Cory Stevens – 2 hits (1 single, 1 double), 2 RBIs, 2 runs, 1 strikeout; fielding – 1 putout

Aaron Schlueter – 1 hit (1 single), 3 runs, 1 walk; as pitcher – 5.0 innings pitched, 2 hits allowed, 3 walks, 12 strikeouts, 2 runs, 2 earned runs; fielding – 1 putout

Josh Smith – 1 run

The junior varsity Wolves also claimed victory on their home field Friday, winning 3-2. Individual EA stats follow:

Zack Stevens – 1 strikeout

Jarrett Spinnato – 1 strikeout; as pitcher – 1.0 inning pitched, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts, 2 runs

William Kimpston – 1 hit (1 single), 1 run, 1 strikeout

Bo Graves – as catcher – 7 putouts, 1 passed ball allowed, 3 stolen bases allowed, 3 runners caught stealing

Carter Holecek – 1 run, 1 walk

Trent Kingery – 1 walk

Braden Graves – as pitcher – 2.0 innings pitched, 1 hit, 1 walk, 4 strikeouts

Cory Stevens – fielding – 1 error

Jesse Navin – 1 RBI, 1 run, 2 walks; fielding – 2 putouts