Bee Jays Drop Final Game of Road Trip
Brock Kappelmann - June 16, 2019 7:51 am
The Valley Center Mud Daubers beat the Liberal Bee Jays 11-6 Saturday afternoon at Robertson Field in Wichita. The Bee Jays finish their 12 day road trip 6-3.
Walks were a problem again for the BJ pitching staff as they walked 10. Liberal out hit Valley Center 8-7. Cole Schoepke was mostly effective going 5 and 2/3 allowing three earned runs. JJ Rytz went two innings with no earned runs and no walks. Liberal committed three errors.
The Mud Daubers scored in the first before the BJ’s ties it in the second on Justin Quinn’s sac fly. Brandon Holdren doubled home a run in the third to tie the game 2-2. Liberal took the lead 4-2 when Shane Sirdashney ripped a two RBI double to left in the fourth. That lead stood until the sixth when Liberal walked four and committed an error allowing three runs to score to give the Daubers a 5-4 lead. The BJ’s fell apart in the seventh allowing six runs on three hits, two errors, two walks, and a beanball. That made it 11-4. Liberal scored two in the ninth as Sirdashney doubled Home a run and Corbin Truslow hit a sac fly.
Liberal is 9-4 and 8-4 in non division of the KCLB. Valley Center is 5-10 and 5-9 in league. Liberal begins a key four game series with Hays Monday night at 7 at Brent Gould Field. Southwest Roofing is the buyout sponsor. The game airs on 1270 and kscbnews.net with the Dugout Show at 6:45.