Seventy-seven mile per hour winds halted play just before the power went out at Brent Gould Field Wednesday night. The Hays Larks led the Bee Jays 5-4 in the top of the eighth. The game is not official and will be joined in progress in the top of the eighth inning at a date to be named later. The BJ's host Hays July 20 and 21st and play at Hays June 26 and 27 and July 6 and 7. The Larks lead the game despite six errors.
The Larks got off to another good start scoring two in the first and two in the fourth before adding a run on a wind blown double in the eighth. Liberal scored one in the first after there were two Hays errors and 14th round Tiger draft pick Pat Cooper walked three and walked in a run. Oklahoma Science and Arts catcher David Masters tripled to lead off the fourth before Lubbock Christian's Mark Gomez singled him home. The BJ's tied the game in the seventh with the severe weather approaching when a hot smash by Masters went under the legs of the Hays first baseman. College of Sequoias right hander Mike McBride pitched three scoreless innings of relief for starter Austin Robson. Liberal plays at Haysville Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights at 7 p.m. on Talkradio 1270 and kscbnews.net.