Fremont Area Marine Corps League/Harris Exteriors/Raising Cane's/Angie Hazen, Don Peterson and Associates Fremont Nighthawks Under 11 "A" team defeated the River City Owls 12-4 on Thursday night at Schilke Field.
The Nighthawks were led in their home opener by a solid pitching performance from Garrett Rau. He worked three innings and struck out six of the nine batters he faced.
Nate Kudrna worked an inning and struck out two.
The Owls only had one hit in four innings.
The Nighthawks were led in hitting by Jackson VanHorn with a double, single and three RBI. Other top hitters included Joe Archer and Kudrna. Caden Ristau, Mason Nau, Austin Owens, Carter Vanek, Ethan Peterson, James Fittje, Ashton Lamb and Cole Hazen led the defense.