Bee Jays Regroup with Great Bend

Brock Kappelmann - July 30, 2020 7:23 am

After allowing two first inning runs and committing two errors, the Bee Jays had a chat in the dugout.  They seemed to regroup from that and took it to the Great Bend Bat Cats 14-3 in a run rule Wednesday night at Brent Gould Field.  The game went seven innings.

The Bat Cats came out ready to play with two first inning runs.  Both runs were unearned after a pair of BJ errors.  Liberal rebounded in a big way with four in the second.  Cayde Ward singled to lead off the inning and Bryce Donovan reached on an error.  Aidan Shepardson lined a sac fly to left.  AJ Folds singled.  Nate White singled home two runs.  Liberal scored a fourth run on a second Bat Cat error of the inning.  The BJ’s scored seven in the third.  Ward walked before Donovan singled.  Shepardson popped a double down the right field line.  Folds singled home a run.  White singled home a run.  Cody Bigford whacked a two RBI triple to right center.  Caeden Trenkle his a sac fly.  Wyatt Grant and Ward singled and Donovan singled home an 11th run.  in the fourth, the BJ’s scored two.  White singled and Bigford reached on a third Great Bend error.  Trenkle singled home two runs.  Folds tripled to lead off the sixth and scored on a Bigford single.

Dylan Johnson worked five solid innings for the win.  He didn’t allow an earned run and struck out five.  Garrett Bonnett pitched an inning allowing a run.  Payton Strambler pitched a scoreless seventh.  AJ Folds and Nate White had three hits a piece.  Liberal out hit the Cats 15-3 and both teams had three errors.

The Bee Jays are 28-6 and Great Bend is 18-20.  Liberal plays Great Bend Thursday night at 7 at Brent Gould Field with the Dugout Show at 6:45 on 1270 and  Windtree Management is the buyout sponsor.  The Carlile Fan of the Year and BJ Player of the Year will be announced before the game.



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