The Marion baseball team opened its season Tuesday in dominating fashion against Herington High School, winning 22-2 and 16-0.
The Warriors hit the ball nearly at will during both games, scoring 22 runs by the fifth inning in the first game. Pitcher Luke Steele shut out the Railers in four innings before giving way to Dylan Pippin in the fifth.
With the bases loaded, Pippin walked a Herington player, giving the team its first run of the evening. The Railers scored their second run moments later after a ground ball .
Marion began the second game similarly to how the first game ended, scoring 14 runs in the first two innings.
The Warriors added two runs in the third, and pitcher Taylor Heidebrecht completed the shutout, and the Warriors defeated the Railers on a third inning run rule, leading by 15.