The Dakota McCombs era at the helm of the Keota baseball team is underway and what a start to the era it has been. After a 6-0 blanking of Belle Plaine to open the year on Monday including a no-hitter by senior Austin Waterhouse, the Eagles followed that up with a 9-3 victory over English Valleys on Wednesday.

The Eagles put the pressure on early and often scoring in every inning including two in each of the first three frames. Freshman Colton Clarahan was doing it all, going 3-for-4 at the plate with a pair of RBI and pitching 3 1/3 innings of hitless ball. Waterhouse added a pair of hits and one run knocked in. Carson Sprouse picked up the win on the bump going three innings giving up one run on two hits.

The Eagles start the season 2-0 and they get back on the diamond Tuesday hosting Lone Tree.