Liberal Cruises Past Hays to Take Series
Brock Kappelmann - June 12, 2017 6:45 am
The Liberal Bee Jays have won two straight Jayhawk League series. The Bee Jays defeated the Hays Larks 12-5 Sunday night at Larks Park in Hays. Liberal built a 9-0 lead after two innings and held on.
Jake Harrison is 2-0 after pitching six innings allowing one unearned run. Zach Zeller and Lowell Schipper both pitched scoreless innings.
The Bee Jays scored three in the first one night after scoring four in the first. Nate Crossman led off the game with a hit, Cale O’Donnell walked, and Garrett Scott singled. Colton Onstott rolled a singled to right to score two. Jaron Robinson singled up the middle to make it 3-0. The BJ’s scored six in the second. Caleb Ward walked and Crossman doubled to left center. Zac Cook singled home two runs. Scott reached on an error scoring a run. Onstott doubled him home. Robinson singled and stole second as Onstott streaked home from third. Austin Ott singled home Robinson. Hays scored in the third to make it 9-1. The BJ’s scored a pair of runs in the fourth. They scored one run on an error on a double play attempt. Cook doubled home a run. Liberal’s 12th run came across in the sixth when O’Donnell singled home a run. Hays scored four in the seventh.
Liberal is 5-3 and Hays is 3-3. The Bee Jays have Monday off and play a three game series at Haysville against the Aviators Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday on 1270 and kscbnews.net.