Panther Baseball Pushes Streak to Seven

Kolby Allsup tagged out an IMS runner on a steal attempt [photos by Adam Meier].

6-23 Pekin 11, Columbus Junction 0

6-24 Pekin 11, IMS 2

6-26 Pekin 3, Highland 0

6-28 Pekin 14, Moravia 3

6-28 Pekin 16, New London 5


The Pekin baseball team has been balling. Five wins in five chances last week ran the Panthers’ winning streak to seven games, and a two-run loss to Lone Tree represents the team’s only blemish in the last 11 contests.

Pekin’s perfect week all started at home on Monday against Columbus Junction. The Panthers made quick work of Columbus Junction, wrapping up the 11-0 win in five innings. Senior Cade Millikin got the win on the mound, allowing five hits and one walk in five innings of work, while striking out seven.

Read the full article in the July 2 edition of the News-Review.