Iola AA Indians overcome defensive struggles to earn split

Iola's AA American Legion baseball team had a serious case of the yips Monday. The Indians committed a combined 13 errors — nine in the first game — in splitting a doubleheader with Parsons.

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June 22, 2021 - 10:01 AM

Iola AA Indians pitcher Aiden Jones delivers a pitch against Parsons Monday. Jones allowed two hits over five innings in an 8-3 victory, salvaging the second game of a doubleheader for Iola. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

They can’t all be works of art.

Iola’s AA American Legion baseball team struggled mightily in the field Monday, and in so doing, let an 8-3 lead slip away in the late innings in a 12-8  loss to Parsons.

The Indians rebounded from there by thumping Parsons, 8-3 in the finale.

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