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Neligh's #2 Pee Wee baseball team played two games on their home field last week.
On Monday night, the team took on Albion #1 and fell, 21-5. Highlights of the game included a triple by Thomas Johnson, which batted in 3 runs for the home team; and an in-field home run by Talon Krebs. Runs were scored by Krebs (2), Trinity Graham, Carson Jones and Jesse Green. Pitching duties were shared by Krebs, Graham, Jones, Green, Haiden Sleister and Ashton Higgins.
Neligh #2 hosted Pierce on Thursday night. Starting the bottom of the 1st inning down by 5 points, Neligh came back to within 3 for a final score of 10-7. Runs were scored by Layne Bullock (2), Haiden Sleister (2), Thomas Johnson, Isaias Juarez and Blake Ofe. Pitching for Neligh were Carson Jones, Talon Krebs and Trinity Graham.
The Neligh Pony team picked up a 14-5 victory on Thursday to keep their undefeated season alive.
"The Neligh Pony team overcame inconsistency at the plate and in the field to hold off Plainview and remain undefeated," Coach Matt Belitz said. "They will have to put together a more complete outing if they hope to continue their winning ways.
Hunter Reestman recorded a triple and a double; while Cole Belitz and Tucker Knust each hit a double and a single. Other singles came from Hunter Charf with 4; Beau Murray with 2; and one each from Jayden Arehart, Austin Rice, Preston Vondra and Cade Wilkinson.
Beau Murray pitched three innings for 6 strikeouts, and Jayden Arehart finished out the final three innings and tallied 5 strikeouts.
The Pee Wee and Pony teams are both scheduled to play again tonight.