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Dalton Pflughaupt gets ready to make a pitch against Kearney.
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Catcher Marcus Silos winds up to throw the ball.
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Jack Kenny watches a fly ball that he hit in the first inning.

KEARNEY-Kearney pitcher Peyton Pocock threw a complete game shut out in which he only gave up four hits on Tuesday to defeat the North Platte First National Bank Seniors 7-0 at Memorial Field.

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It was a tough night for North Platte (20-11), but Seniors coach Rick Ostergard said that his team shouldn't be demoralized by the loss to Kearney.

"I saw a lot of good things," he said. "We had no errors. We hit the ball hard, it was just right at them. Dalton Pflughaupt threw well except for about a half a dozen pitches."

Kearney scored the first run in the second inning when Jamieson Oertle hit a two-out RBI double to left field. Breyden Eckhout then followed with a single into left that scored another run and made it 2-0.

With two outs in the third, Kearney added to its lead when Dakota Schriner hit a two-run home run over the fence in left to double the lead.

In the fifth inning, Kearney chased Dalton Pflughaupt from the game after Schriner got on with an infield single to load the bases with one out.

Darian Allberry relieved Pflughaupt and he walked his first batter, Phil Vornhagen to score another run. Then Jared Smalley got another infield single to make it 6-0. Oertle then brought in another run by hitting into a fielder's choice.

The damage was done after that. The First Nationals couldn't do much against Pocock, the ace pitcher for Kearney who threw a no-hitter against Hastings just a week earlier. Pocock made the pitches he needed to in key situations and that was the key to his success on Tuesday.

"We had quite a few of those counts where we ran the count up only to chase a pitch outside," Ostergard said. "He didn't do anything special. He threw strikes. But he was all over the place a lot of the time."


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