The Dallas Center-Grimes Mustangs played the Des Moines Roosevelt Roughriders on June 27. The Mustangs lost the close game 8-7.

The Mustangs started the game ahead with a whopping six runs in the first inning alone. They then allowed the Roughriders to score all eight of their runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings. The Mustangs closed the gap by just one in the seventh inning when they scored their last run.

Brett Foreman, Justin Biegger and Trent Carpenter led the Mustangs with one hit, one RBI and one run each. Biegger also had a double against the Roughriders.

Kade Rosa hit a double for the Mustangs as well. He also finished the game with one hit and scored one run. Cade Bertrand was walked to base by the Roughriders and scored one of the Mustangs’ seven runs.

Brody Gannon and Brady Nicolet scored the final two runs of the game for the Mustangs.

The Mustangs played Pella on Wednesday, June 28.