COUNCIL BLUFFS - The NIACC baseball team split a doubleheader with Iowa Western on Sunday.
Iowa Western won the first game 4-0 behind the strength of starting pitcher Indigo Diaz, who held the Trojans scoreless for 5 1/3 innings and allowing three hits with nine strikeouts and two walks.
NIACC managed the Sunday split with a 5-2 win in the second game. The Trojans' Spencer Chirpich (1-2) went the distance allowing two runs (1 earned) on five hits with three strikeouts and one walk.
Iowa Western scored a single run in the seventh inning to win Saturday's suspended game, 5-4.
NIACC (8-11) opens ICCAC play Saturday and Sunday in a four-game series at Southeastern. The Saturday twinbill starts at 3 p.m. and the Sunday doubleheader begins at noon.