Seward took down Pratt 8-0 and 9-4 Monday night at Brent Gould Field. Seward jumps back into second place in the Jayhawk West percentage points behind first place Butler. Seward can take the lead back with a positive day Tuesday. In game one, Camron Maldonado pitched the distance allowing one hit as he improves to 7-3. The Saints scored one in the third, two in the fourth, three in the fifth, and two in the sixth. Pratt committed four errors. Ty Jacobs drove home two runs. Maldonado says this team needs to take the right approach to the ballpark. "Just compete," the Wichita State transfer said. "We need to compete on the mound, compete at the plate, and compete on the field. Play every game like it's your last game. It's fun when we win like this. We just need to keep having fun."
In game two, Pratt's porous defense paved the way for the Saints. The Beavers (14-27, 2-20) making nine errors. Seward only out-hit the Beavers 10-8 but won 9-4. Seward built a 9-2 lead after seven. Logan Hall pitched his fifth complete game and improved to 5-2. Quay Grant hit his fourth homer and drove home three. Ty Jacobs had two hits and three RBI's. Seward is 23-22 overall and 19-7 in the Jayhawk West. The Saints host Pratt Tuesday at 1 PM with game one airing on kscbnews.net and game two on Talkradio 1270 and kscbnews.net.