The Eddyville-Blakesburg baseball team is putting together a strong run to close out the regular season. The Rockets Have won ten of their last 11 games and currently stand 20-5. They are ranked 8th in the latest class 2A poll despite having a young squad. They have just two seniors, with a big junior class.
Eddyville-Blakesburg coach Rod Ashman who says the Rockets are starting to generate more runs though the strength of the team is their pitching. Ashman says the Rockets have played a demanding schedule as he says the South Central conference is very tough.
Ashman says his team has lofty goals for the post season as they would like to get back to Principal Park. The team played a regular season game there last year, but want to be playing there this time in the state tournament.