Gingerich and Hostetler lead IMS past Highland
KALONA — Senior Cameron Gingerich and junior Reggie Hostetler, the top two batters in the IMS baseball team’s lineup, drove in three runs apiece as IMS defeated Highland 15-5 in five innings on Friday night.
Gingerich went 1-for-3 with a double, three RBIs and three runs. Hostetler was 1-for-2 with a double, three RBIs and a run. Junior Tanner Leyden added a double and two RBIs, and senior Aaron Ockenfels was 1-for-3 with an RBI. Juniors Tyler Messer and Brent Brenneman also drove in runs for IMS (4-3, 4-3 SEISC North). Junior Dallas Nye chipped in a hit.
Leyden was the game’s winning pitcher. He gave up five runs, three of which were earned, on three hits in five innings. He struck out five batters and walked three.