The Boyer Valley boys fell to 0-5 in the Rolling Valley Conference and 0-7 overall following a 12-4 loss to Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton on Thursday night at Elk Horn.
BV jumped out to a 3-0 lead after its initial at bat, but Exira/EH-K came right back with six runs in its first at bat.
The host Spartans led 12-3 before the visiting Bulldogs scored the game’s final run in the seventh.
Conlan Petersen went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and one run for BV.
Lucas Berens was 2-for-3. Hunter Soma went 1-for-4 with a double and one run.
Kyle Hast was 1-for-4. Jaidan Ten Eyck also finished 1-for-3 with one RBI.
Jonathon Shimerdla started on the hill and took the loss in just one-third of an inning, as he gave up six runs on two hits and walked three.
Jesse Soma tossed four innings in relief, yielding six runs on five hits with one K and three walks.
Petersen also struck out one Spartan batter in one and two-thirds innings of work.