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Baseball team holds on to get win over Blue Devils

| April 3, 2024 2:00 AM

The Columbia Falls baseball team dropped Corvallis last week 12-9 to improve its record to 4-0 on the season.

Cody Schweikert had three hits and scored four runs, Kellen Kroger threw four hitless innings in the win.

Behind Kroger, who walked one and struck out four, and a three-run double from Dominick Young in the fourth inning, the Wildcats had a 9-0 lead.

But Young ran into trouble on the mound, giving up five hits and six runs in the fifth. Dayne Tu had a tough time in the seventh giving up four hits in 1-2/3 innings and three runs. Schweikert came in late in the seventh and got the last out for the Wildcats — his first appearance on the mound this season. The Cats travel to Troy Thursday and the are scheduled to play Bigfork Saturday at home. Gametime is 1 p.m.