Evans Sets Records in Sweep at Alva
Brock Kappelmann - April 16, 2017 10:09 am
Liberal stays undefeated with two wins at Alva against the Goldbugs Saturday afternoon. Liberal senior slugger Cole Evans set the school’s RBI and home run records in the wins. Liberal won 2-1 in game one and 11-6 in game two.
In game one, Evans pitched six and two thirds innings striking out 12 in the win. Kaleb Wilmes got the last out. LHS scored both runs in the fourth. Kaiden Bigham drove home a run and later scored on an Alex Yanez sac fly. Evans was 2-3 with a double.
In game two, Evans muscled up with a homer and three RBI’s. It is his sixth homer in school history passing Ruben Sigala and Toby Redmon. He passes Tim Fitzgerald’s 63 for most RBI’s in school history. Alva, who had played 25 games already, jumped to a 3-0 lead. The Redskins plated six in the third. Alva tied it with three in the fifth. LHS chased home three in the sixth and two in the seventh. Tucker Deaton pitched an inning and a third scoreless and Braxton Hyde pitched a scoreless seventh. Jett Brown was 2-4 with three RBI’s.
Liberal is 8-0 and hosts Colby Friday at the National Beef Family Sports Complex.