Sommer tosses gem as Indians get back on track with rout

Trey Sommer narrowly missed out on a perfect game, allowing just one single in a 14-0 win for the Iola A Indians over Garnett. The victory keeps Iola's season alive in the Zone Tournament.

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July 21, 2021 - 9:47 AM

Trey Sommer delivers a pitch for the Iola A Indians Tuesday in a 14-0 win over Garnett. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

CHANUTE — With an overpowering fastball, deceptive breaking pitches and pin-point control, Trey Sommer had things well in hand Tuesday.

Sommer, pitching for Iola’s junior American Legion squad, tossed a four-inning one-hitter in a 14-0 victory over Garnett in an elimination game of the A American Legion Zone Tournament.

By the time the game reached the top of the fourth, the only remaining intrigue was whether Sommer could complete a perfect game.

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