Burlington High School struck for three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to pull out a 7-6 win over Mount Pleasant in a nonconference baseball game at Community Field.
The Grayhounds trailed 6-4 going into the inning. Mason Leinbach reached on an error and scored on Danny Topping's single. Everett Willson's triple brought in courtesy runner Drake Parks to tie the game.
The next two Grayhounds were intentionally walked, then Willson scored the winning run on a fielder's-choice grounder by Isaiah Perez-Hall.
Reece Wissinger was the winning pitcher, throwing 2 1/3 shutout innings.
Willson was 4-for-4. Leinbach had two hits and scored three runs. Topping also had two hits.
Jordan Magnani and Rylan Seberg each drove in two runs for Mount Pleasant.
WP — Reece Wissinger. LP — Zach Beason. Two or more hits — Mount Pleasant: Rylan Seberg 2-3, Colby Potts 2-4. Burlington: Everett Willson 4-4, Danny Topping 2-3, Mason Leinbach 2-4. 2B — Jordan Magnani (MP), Willson, Josh Orth (BHS). 3B — Everett Willson. RBI — Mount Pleasant: Magnani 2, Seberg 2, Beason. Burlington: Willson 2, Orth 2, Topping, Isaiah Perez-Hall.
MEDIAPOLIS 5, WAPELLO 2: The Bulldogs reached Saturday's final with a win over Wapello in Tuesday's Class 2A district semifinal.
Levi Eberhardt had two hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs to lead the Bulldogs, who face Central Lee in the district final.
Cauy Massner was the winning pitcher, striking out five and allowing eight hits in six innings.
Trace Howard had three hits and scored both of Wapello's runs.
WP — Cauy Massner. LP — Sam Short. Two or more hits — Wapello: Trace Howard 3-4, Trenton Massner 2-4, Sam Short 2-4. Mediapolis: Levi Eberhardt 2-4. 2B — Howard, Short, Eberhardt. HR — Eberhardt. RBI — Wapello: Short, Gage Witte. Mediapolis: Eberhardt 3.