Jefferson City, MO 52° View Live Radar Sat H 58° L 49° Sun H 64° L 43° Mon H 51° L 33° Weather Sponsored By:

College Baseball: Jefferson College sophomore Rackers earns second win

College Baseball: Jefferson College sophomore Rackers earns second win

March 14th, 2019 by News Tribune in College Sports

TRENTON, Mo. — Jefferson College sophomore pitcher Jason Rackers struck out six batters in five innings last Friday, leading the Vikings to a 14-1 win against North Central Missouri College.

Rackers (Blair Oaks High School) scattered three hits in the complete-game win, facing just 17 batters.

Sophomore second baseman Grant Wood (Jefferson City High School) went 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI for the Vikings.

In four games this season, Rackers has a 2-2 record with a 4.29 ERA. He has struck out 22 batters in 21 innings pitched.

Wood has played in 17 games this season, compiling a .258 batting average (16-for-62) while hitting safely in his last six games. He has scored 22 runs, driven in 13 and has five doubles to go with two home runs.

Jefferson College (11-6) hosts Metropolitan Community College today.