By Barry Poe
Here are some stars from the past week's high school baseball games across Iowa.
If you know of a top performance we should include, please mention them in the comments section.
Ethan Davis, Edyville-Blakesburg
Davis 5-for-5 at the plate in his first two games of the season with three singles and two doubles.
Dodge Duke, North Mahaska
He collected five hits in as many at-bats in his opening two games, including a double, triple and four RBIs.
Sam Dvergsten, Storm Lake
Dvergsten was 6-for-7 at the plate in his first two games of the season, driving in three runs.
Landon Frost, Don Bosco
Front went 5-for-6 with two triples and five RBIs in first two games of season.
Nate Sampson, North Mahaska
Sampson was 4-for-5 at the plate with seven runs scored in two games.
Owen Larson, Estherville-Lincoln Central
Larson collected 7 hits in 9 at-bats with six RBIs and seven runs scored.
Carson Cummer, Dubuque Wahlert
Cummer was 6-for-8 at the plate in his first four games of the season.
Teagan Kasperbauer, Harlan
Kasperbauer totaled five hits in seven at-bats with six RBIs in opening two games.
Nevan Foss, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows
Foss finished 7-for-10 with six RBIs in his first three games of the season.
Lane Kaestner, Benton
Kaestner collected four singles and four doubles in 12 at-bats, driving in six in two games.
Cael Turner, Creston
Turner 4-for-6 with two home runs in the first two games of the 2022 campaign.
Cooper Nicholson, Dowling
In his first two games, Nicnolson was 4-for-6 with a homer and four RBIs.
Colten Clarahan, Keota
Clarahan allowed no earned runs and one hit while striking out 23 in 9.1 innings pitched.
Jacob Collison, South Tama
Collison struck out 18 and allowed three hits in 5-1 win over South Hardin.
Carter Thomas, Mason City
Thomas recorded 16 strikeouts while allowing three hits in 12-2 win over Charles City.
Karter Beving, Nevada
Bevin fanned 16 batters and gave up two hits in 7-1 win over Grandview Christian.
Eli Christensen, Ankeny Christian
Christensen struck out 15 and allowed three hits in 3-1 win over Pleasantville.
Jake Jeske, Eagle Grove
Jeske fire a six-inning no-hitter, striking out 15 in 3-1 season-opening win over Southeast Valley.
J.J. Lander, West Monona
Lander pitched no-hitter, striking out 14 in season-opening win over Whiting.
Doug Taylor, Mason City Newman
Taylor had 15 strikeouts and allowed only one hit in 6-0 win over Denver.
Boede Rahe, Marion
Rahe struck out 14 in a tense 5-4 win over Mount Vernon when Marion scored in bottom of seventh to win.
Ben Gilliland, Van Meter
In his first three games, Gilliland collected five hits in six at-bats. The defending state champions are off to 3-0 start.
Trevor Baumler, W.D.M. Dowling
He has slugged four home runs and driven in 12 in four games. Overall, is 8-for-13 at the plate.
Brady Blake, Indianola
The junior has hit four home runs and driven in a state-leading 14 runs in six games. He is batting an even .500 (9-for-18) for the season.
Brady Steward, Grinnell
Steward has helped the Tigers get off to a 5-0 start with two pitching wins, 17 strikeouts and a 1.08 ERA.