Washington drops one in Keokuk
Washington was unable to overcome a rough first inning in Keokuk on Friday
The Demons and Chiefs met to finish their game that got suspended after one inning on June 30, but the five runs Keokuk had plated in the first helped them to a 7-3 victory.
The Demons outscored Keokuk in the innings played on Tuesday 3-2, but only managed two hits in the game, coming from Elijah Wood and Walker Breard.
Breard’s was the biggest of the night for Washington as his three RBI triple in the third cut the Chief lead to 5-3.
The Chiefs answered in the bottom of the third with two runs to complete the scoring in the contest.
Keokuk’s Nate Lisering finished the game with a two-hitter, striking out five over seven innings of work.
Washington got 5 2/3 innings from Blake Weidman on the mound, who gave up two runs and two walks, while striking out two batters in the game.
Michael Gier, Tanner Knupp and Jacob Green all scored runs for the Demons, with Gier adding a stolen base to his stats.
Washington will wrap up its conference season with a doubleheader against Fort Madison at home on Monday night, before playing at Solon on Tuesday.
The Demons will open up their playoffs on Friday when they take on Benton at Solon High School.
Monday’s doubleheader will begin at 5:30.