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Bee Jays Roll Past Roughriders

Brock Kappelmann - June 9, 2022 9:09 pm

The Liberal Bee Jays remain unbeaten after a 15-1 win over the Colorado Roughriders Thursday night in Wheat Ridge.  The game went eight innings due to run rule.

The game was scoreless until the BJ’s put up a four spot in the fourth.  Tyce Armstrong and Zach Yorke singled to begin the inning.  Caden Hensley singled home a run.  Jett Brown rolled a single through the right side to score two.  Brown scored on a wild pitch.  Liberal scored two in the fifth as Luke Smith singled to lead off the fifth and Tyce Armstrong lofted a two run home run over the center field wall for a 6-0 lead.  Conner Westenburg singled and stole two bases in the sixth and scored on an error after stealing third.  The Roughriders scored a run in the seventh.  Liberal put the game to bed with eight runs on three hits and three errors in the eighth.

Liberal scored 15 run on 14 hits and one error.  The Roughriders had four hits and five errors.

Brady LeJeune-DeAcutis pitched four strong innings for the win.  He struck out five.  Robert Bonilla worked three innings allowing one run with three strikeouts and one walk.  Paul Bonzagni worked a scoreless eighth.

Caden Hensley was 3-5 with three RBI’s but Tyce Armstrong was the Epic Touch Player of the Game with a 3-5 game with a homer and three RBI’s.

Liberal is 4-0 and the Roughriders are 0-5.  The Bee Jays continue their Rocky Mountain Collegiate League road trip with a Friday night game in Fort Collins against the Foxes with pre-game at 6pm CST on 1270, 92.3, and The KSCB and The Legend App.



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