Bee Jays Rally to Defeat Hays

KSCB News - July 28, 2010 12:00 am

The Liberal Bee Jays came from behind on Tuesday to knock off the Hays Larks 6-5 in Hays.

The Larks scored the game’s first runs scoring four in the second inning. The Bee Jays put a four spot of their own though in the sixth inning that included a Joe Perez two run homer.

Hays re-took the lead 5-4, but Joe Vaskas hit a two run homer for Liberal in the seventh to give the Bee Jays the lead for good.

Travis Parker earned the win in relief lasting 1 and 2/3 innings giving up no runs and striking out three. Nick Youpel pitched a scoreless inning of relief, and Tomas Cruz pitched a scoreless ninth to earn the save.

Hays drops to 20-17 overall, and 16-15 in the Jayhawk League. The Bee Jays improve to 31-12 overall, and 22-11 in the league.

Liberal will conclude the regular season on Thursday at Dodge City at 7 p.m. The game will air on 1270 AM and right here on kscbnews.net.

 

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