Earlville-Leland answered a Woodland-Flanagan-Cornell five-run inning with one of its own, but it came too late as the Warriors held on for a 15-13 nonconference baseball victory at Woodland Wednesday.
    Chandler Hillebrenner was given a lead early as the Warriors (1-0) scored a run in the first inning and four in the second for a 5-0 lead. The Panthers scored a run in the third only to allow WFC five runs in the bottom of the inning in building a 10-1 advantage.
    The Panthers scored four runs in the fifth and three in the sixth to close the gap to 10-8. But the Warriors plated five runs in the bottom of the sixth to extend the margin to 15-8. Earlville-Leland scored five runs in the seventh but ran out of steam, falling two runs short.
    Hillebrenner got the win, allowing 1 run on three hits and two walks. He fanned seven.
    Jake Albertson and Cody Dodge had three hits apiece and Hillebrenner and Mason Ewing each had a double, single and four RBIs. Tyler Jenkins had a pair of hits and scored four times and Kyle Voytko contributed a double and two runs batted in.