Bee Jays Hold on to Beat Boulder

Brock Kappelmann - July 11, 2019 6:39 am

The Liberal Bee Jays won their season high sixth straight game Wednesday night at Brent Gould Field.  The Bee Jays beat the Boulder Collegians 9-8 to sweep the two game series with the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Baseball League.

The Bee Jays used a five run third inning to jump ahead early.  Aiden Shepardson singled, Justin Quinn walked, and Trevor MacDonald singled.  Connor Emmet singled home two runs.  Cayde Ward then doubled home a run.  Shane Sirdashney singled home a run.  The Bee Jays took a 6-0 lead with a run in the fifth. Ward singled to lead off the inning and scored on a Brandon Holdren double.  The Collegians scored a run in the sixth and two in the seventh.  Liberal added a run in the bottom of the sixth to lead 7-3.  Shepardson walked and scored on a Justin Quinn double. The BJ’s plated two in the eighth to lead 9-3.  Quinn reached on an error and scored on MacDonald’s double.  Emmett singled home a run.  Boulder made things interesting in the ninth scoring five runs on two hits, one error, two walks, and a bean ball.

Jake Reed gave the Bee Jays a quality start going six innings with seven strikeout and one walk.

Liberal is 22-10 overall.  They have Thursday off and host the Clearwater Outlaws Friday at 7 to begin a four game series at Brent Gould Field.  The Dugout Show begins at 6:45 on 1270 and  The Bank of Beaver City is the buyout sponsor. 


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