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Camden Armstrong struggled through his worst outing of the season his last time out allowing six runs in six innings in a loss to Liberty High on Saturday.
The Clear Creek Amana senior followed it up with his best performance of the year on Friday.
Armstrong spun a complete game three-hitter to lift Clear Creek Amana to a 2-1 win over Western Dubuque on Friday in the first game of a WAMAC conference cross-divisional doubleheader in Epworth.
Western Dubuque forced a split with an 11-4 win in the nightcap to improve to 17-3 on the season and 12-1 in WAMAC play.
Armstrong improved to 4-2 on the season as Clear Creek Amana moved to 10-12 and 6-10 in conference play.
Clear Creek Amana took a 1-0 lead with a run in the top of the first inning and broke a 1-1 tie with a run in the sixth.
Mike Upton went 2-for-3 for the Clippers while Casey Ogden was 1-for-3 with an RBI.
Armstrong and David Jensen each walked twice and scored a run for the Clippers.
Casey Ogden took the loss in the nightcap allowing 11 runs on 11 hits in three innings.
Cody Ogden went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI and Camden Smyka had a hit, a run and an RBI.
Clear Creek Amana 100 001 0 – 2 3 1
Western Dubuque 010 000 0 – 1 3 0
W – Camden Armstrong L – Calvin Harris
2B – CCA: Zach Bierman, Sawyer Nauman
Clear Creek Amana 202 000 0 – 4 5 0
Western Dubuque 502 400 x – 11 13 2
W – Matt Maiers L – Casey Ogden
2B – CCA: Swails; WD: Sawyer Nauman, Ryan Gasper
3B – WD: Calvin Harris
Regina followed up a season-long 10-game winning streak with another season-long streak.
That streak ended on Friday.
Class 2A second-ranked Regina snapped a 3-3 tie with two runs in the seventh inning and ended a four-game losing skid with a 5-3 win over Burlington Notre Dame on Friday in Burlington.
It was the first win for Regina since June 12 and improved the Regals to 15-6 on the season.
Burlington Notre Dame dropped to 11-12 with the loss, its second straight following a four-game winning streak.
Jake Phillips picked up the win, allowing just one hit in 1 2/3 innings of scoreless relief.
Ryan Schott started and allowed three runs, one earned, on one hit while striking out six and walking seven.
Blake Berns led Regina going 3-for-4 with a double, a home run and two RBI.
Masen Miller added two hits and scored a run while Trent Hoogerwerf drove in a run and Schott and Evan Suchomel each scored once.
Regina 001 110 2 – 5 8 1
Burlington Notre Dame 000 102 0 – 3 2 5
W – Jake Phillips L – Mitchell Brent
2B – ICR: Blake Berns
HR – ICR: Blake Berns