Bee Jays Edge Angels for 17th Straight
Brock Kappelmann - July 19, 2022 6:53 am
The Liberal Bee Jays have won their 17th straight game with a 4-1 win over the Gameday Angels Monday night at Brent Gould Field. Liberal improves to 26-4 overall and 21-1 in the Rocky Mountain Baseball League.
The Bee Jays got it done on the mound. Brady LeJeune-DeAcutis pitched five shutout innings for the win. Newcomer Thomas Wrehe pitched two innings. Colby Diduch closed out his second game of the series working two scoreless innings.
Liberal out-hit the Angels 6-5. The Angels had three errors and Liberal had two.
The Bee Jays did most of their scoring early. They scored one in the first when Gavin Brzozowski doubled to right and Daylan Pena doubled him home with a drive off the center field wall. Liberal scored two in the second. Caden Hensley doubled down the left field line. Jordan Thompson singled him home. Thompson scored when the pitcher was not paying close enough attention to him at third. Liberal added a seventh inning run after three BJ batters were hit by a pitch and one Angel error.
Gavin Brzozowski was the Epic Touch Player of the Game going 2-4 with two doubles and a walk. He was 8-14 with two homers and four doubles in the series.
Gameday falls to 11-13 and had lost eight of the last nine. Liberal hosts the Fort Collins Foxes Tuesday night at 7pm on 1270 and 92.3 with pre-game at 6:45. The Apple Hutch and Prairie Vista Eye Optical P.A. are the buyout sponsors.