Patience was a virtue for the Liberal Bee Jays Sunday. After their scheduled 8 a.m game was pushed back to 3:30, the Bee Jays outlasted the Albuquerque Diablos 4-1 Sunday at the NBC World Series in Wichita. The game included a three hour rain delay and ended at 9 p.m.
The BJ's scored an unearned run in the first and the Diablos did the same in the fifth before the rain delay. Both teams mustered one unearned run on one hit in the first five innings.
After the delay, Liberal scored three in the sixth on two hits. A Jason Dahl single and a Lewis Guilbeau RBI triple to center were the two hits. Zach Reding added a sac fly.
Tyler Wiedenfeld (6-1) pitched five strong innings for the win. Newcomer Seth Davis was electric in four shutout innings accompanied by six strikeouts.
The Bee Jays play the the Houston Tuzos and the San Diego Waves Monday at 4 on 1270 and kscbnews .net.
The BJ's are 25-18 and the Diablos finish 22-14.