Redhawks walk off against Tigers in extras

Redhawk sophomore pitcher Tyler Popelka delivers to the plate against the Iowa Valley Tigers on Saturday, June 4. After dropping the first game of their home tournament to Class 1A No. 2 North Linn, 10-0, the Redhawks took down the Tigers in the second game, 13-12, in three extra innings. -Photo by Soren M. Peterson
North Tama’s Gabe Kopriva at-bat early in the game against the Iowa Valley Tigers on Saturday, June 4. In the 10th and final inning, Kopriva batted in the winning run for the Redhawks. -Photo by Soren M. Peterson
North Tama third baseman, senior Logan Rausch smiles between plays on J.L. Lister Field during last Saturday’s home tournament in Traer. In the bottom of the 10th inning with one out and runners on first and second, Rausch scored the winning run from second on a hit to right field by Gabe Kopriva. Following the Saturday tournament, the Redhawks entered the week of June 6 with an 8-3 record on the season. -Photo by Ruby F. Bodeker
Freshman Josh Dostal (5) hits the ball for North Tama against Iowa Valley on June 4, enabling Kolt Knaack (not pictured) to score for the Redhawks. -Photo by Soren M. Peterson
Kolt Knaack. -Photo by Soren M. Peterson
Devin McKinley pictured on Saturday, June 4, during North Tama's game with Iowa Valley. McKinley ran the bases & hedged steals in a manner that continues to put most of his opponents to shame. -Photo by Soren M. Peterson
Kolt Knaack pictured moments before sliding into home on Saturday, June 4, in Traer during their game against Iowa Valley. --Photo by Soren M. Peterson
Logan Rausch. -Photo by Soren M. Peterson
Tyler Popelka in his wind-up on June 4. T-Photo by Soren M. Peterson

Weekly Scoreboard heading into the week of Monday, June 6, 2022.

North Tama Baseball (8-3)

5/31 – North Tama 7, Collins-Maxwell 3

6/1 – North Tama 6, Colo-Nesco 1

6/4 – North Linn 10, North Tama 0

6/4 – North Tama 13, Iowa Valley 12

Upcoming: 6/10 v. Baxter (H); 6/13 v. Don Bosco (H); 6/14 @Nashua-Plainfield