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Bee Jays Pour it On Late in Wellington

KSCB News - June 12, 2015 6:58 am

For the first time, the Liberal Bee Jays win a series in Wellington. The Bee Jays took down the Heat 16-9 Thursday night at Hibbs-Hooten Field in Wellington. Liberal rallied from a 5-1 deficit to win. Liberal scored first in the top of the fourth when Brady Cox doubled home Madison Foster. But Wellington’s Cody Den Beste lined a grand slam over the trees in right against BJ starter Tyler Wiedenfeld to give the Heat at 5-1 lead. The BJ’s trimmed the lead to 5-2 in the sixth when Matt Cole doubled home a run. Liberal broke through against a shaky Wellington bullpen. They scored five in the seventh to lead 7-5 and scored all five with two outs. After Bryson Allen reached on an error and Luke Sherley doubled, Madison Foster doubled home two to make it 5-4. After two walks, Cole reached on an infield single to tie it and Troy LaBrie slapped a single to right to score two. Liberal added six more in the eighth. Foster singled home another run before a Chase Chambers RBI double. Cole doubled home two more for a 13-5 lead. The BJ’s added three more in the ninth as Foster singled home a run and Cole singled home two. Cole was 4-6 with six RBI’s and Foster was 4-6 with four RBI’s. Tyler Wiedenfeld pitched the first five innings allowing five runs before Thomas Garland went three innings allowing four and Lee Busto pitched the final inning. Liberal is 8-3 and 4-2 in the Jayhawk while the Heat are 10-2 and 5-2. Liberal hosts Derby to begin a three game series Friday night at 7 at Brent Gould Field. Dugout Show at 6:45 on 1270 and kscbnews.net. Billy’s/Ayr Lanes is the buyout sponsor.

 

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