The Mid-Prairie baseball team travels to Cascade Thursday to meet the Cougars in River Valley Conference play. The Golden Hawks are 2-1 on the young season after an 8-6 extra inning win over Fairfield Tuesday. Mid-Prairie is hitting .245 as a team early on with Collin Miller’s .571 leading the way. Brock Harland has a team best five hits and three driven in. Cain Brown has thrown a team high seven innings across two appearances with a 1-0 record and a save to go along with his 2.00 ERA. Brady Weber has worked five innings, striking out a team best 10. Mid-Prairie has a team ERA of 2.33. Cascade is 3-0 early with a doubleheader sweep of Midland and a 3-2 victory over Northeast Goose Lake to their credit. As a club, the Cougars are hitting .342 with five players over .300, led by Ty Frasher at .636 and a .909 slugging percentage. The sophomore has a team best seven hits and is tied for the team lead with Cass Hoffman with five RBI. Cooper Hummel leads the pitching staff who has a collective 0.41 ERA. He has a 2-0 record with no runs, two hits and three walks allowed in eight innings. Cascade has won six of the eight all-time meetings between the schools but the Hawks swept the Cougars last season in a doubleheader. Varsity action starts tonight at 7p.m. in Cascade.