The St. Joseph Mustangs snapped their two-game losing streak Wednesday as they defeated the Clarinda A’s 6-2 inside Phil Welch Stadium.
St. Joe’s collegiate summer baseball team improves to 11-3 this season and 10-3 in MINK League play.
After the Mustangs scored a run in the first inning, Clarinda took the lead with two runs and it stayed that way until the seventh inning. In the bottom of the seventh, St. Joseph catcher Jordan Maxson hit a three-run home run to put the Mustangs ahead for good and they added two more in the eighth inning.
Jackson Dierenfeldt finished 3-for-5 for St. Joe, while Jack Wagner scored two runs.
Ryan Scharf earned the win in relief as didn’t allow a run or hit in 1.2 innings. He struck out four and walked just one. Mahlyk Davis started and went 6.1 innings. He gave up two runs on three hits.
The Mustangs are back in action Thursday as they play a non-league game against the Kansas City Monarchs at 7:00 p.m. inside Phil Welch Stadium.