REINBECK - John Bloom threw a one-hitter as East Marshall defeated Gladbrook-Reinbeck 2-1 in NICL West baseball play on Monday.
The Mustangs (8-3, 2-0) scored twice in the fifth and that was all the run support Bloom would need. The senior struck out 12 and the lone Gladbrook-Reinbeck (3-3, 0-3) run came in the seventh.
Dakotah Wolken went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI for East Marshall. Bloom added a double and RBI, while Lance Steward had a base hit and run scored.
Next up for the Mustangs is a trip to South Hardin.. The Rebels host South Tama.