Bee Jays Salvage Final Clearwater Game with Run Rule
Brock Kappelmann - July 16, 2019 7:12 am
The Liberal Bee Jays salvaged the final game of the four game series with Clearwater. The Bee Jays beat the Outlaws 11-1 in eight innings Monday night at Brent Gould Field.
Trevor MacDonald pitched seven strong innings allowing one run. Rafferty Brown pitched a scoreless inning.
Liberal scored 11 runs on just six hits. Clearwater pitching walked 13. The Bee Jays scored their first two in the first. Jordan Williams walked and Connor Emmet whistled a double to right to score him. Corbin Truslow lofted a sac fly to center to score Emmet to give the BJ’s a 2-0 lead. Brandon Holdren doubled off the wall in left to lead off the second narrowly missing a home run. Aiden Shepardson singled him home. Emmet walked to lead off the third and stole a base. He scored on another Truslow sac fly. Holdren walked to lead off the fourth and scored on Colton Moore’s double over the right fielder’s head. Williams grounded out to score a run. Liberal scored three in the seventh. Clearwater walked the first four batters and Truslow walked with the bases loaded to score a run. Holdren singled home a run. Moore grounded out to score a run. Liberal scored two in the eighth to end the game. Holdren singled home a run to end it. Holdren was 3-4 and had four hits Sunday night.
Liberal is 24-12 overall and 18-12 in the KCLB. Clearwater is 16-21 overall and 13-19 in the KCLB. Liberal plays at Dodge City Wednesday night at 7:30 now controlling their own destiny to win the Jayhawk Division of the KCLB and advance all the way to Championship Week of the NBC World Series. The game airs on 1270 and kscbnews.net.