While last week ended on a sour note for the Plainview Indians, this week is shaping up to end on a much brighter note.

While last week ended on a sour note for the Plainview Indians, this week is shaping up to end on a much brighter note.

Thursday afternoon an old rivalry was renewed as the Indians took on the Lone Grove Longhorns, winning 14-4 in five innings to extend their recent winning streak to three games in a row.

Meanwhile the loss snapped a two-game winning streak for Lone Grove, dropping them to 3-3 on the season.

Britton Sperry got the game started with a bang for Plainview as he smashed a solo home run to left field in the top of the first, before Aidan Long made it 3-0 with a two-RBI single.

Sperry would strike again later in the inning with an RBI double, as the Indians plated seven runs in their first appearance at the plate.

Bryson Stricker, Spencer Flatt and Payton Webber each collected RBI’s in the inning as well.

Cases Presgrove got the Longhorns on the board in the bottom half of the first when he launched a home run to center field, making it 7-1.

Trevor McKnight made it 7-2 with a sacrifice fly RBI.

Flatt and Clay Christensen combined to make it 9-2 for the Indians in the second as each player collected an RBI.

Presgrove got another RBI in the second as he brought home a run for Lone Grove with a single to center.

Trevor Burton put the Indians up 10-3 in the third when he scored on a passed ball.

Braxton Campo went yard for Lone Grove in the fourth with a solo home run to make it 10-4, but the offense stalled out from there for the Longhorns.

Plainview finished off the game in the fifth as Chase Owen, Flatt, Stricker and Blake Barnard each collected RBI hits for the Indians to make it a 14-4 score.

Flatt got the win on the mound for Plainview, throwing four innings of work. He allowed three earned runs on four hits with two walks and seven strikeouts.

Jake Geurin threw an inning of relief, not allowing any hits or walks.

Braxton Campo took the loss for Lone Grove, throwing 4 1/3 innings of work. He allowed four earned runs on 11 hits with five strikeouts.

Plainview (6-3) is back at home today against Harrah beginning at 5:30 p.m. while Lone Grove is hosting Byng today beginning at 5 p.m. 

The Indians will then travel to Broken Bow on Monday to play in the Southeast Shootout tournament.