Bee Jays Sunk in the Sixth of Loss to Oklahoma Drillers
Brock Kappelmann - June 21, 2022 6:35 am
The Liberal Bee Jays concluded their last of 10 straight on the road with a 6-2 loss to the Oklahoma Drillers at OCU in Edmond Monday evening. Liberal had just four hits in the non league loss.
The Bee Jays scored two in the fourth to take the lead. The Drillers answered with one in the fourth. The Drillers used a five run sixth to take hold of the game. Both teams had only four hits a piece and the BJ’s committed two errors and the Drillers had one error. Ethan Fray and Zeb Ruddell tripled and Tyce Armstrong and Luke Smith doubled. On the mound, Nick Moore went three shutout innings with four strikeouts and one walk. Nick Andrews and Luke Barbier worked scoreless innings. Paul Bonzagni went three shutout innings with five strikeouts and no walks.
Liberal falls to 8-3 overall. They return home for a 12 game home stand beginning Wednesday night at Brent Gould Field. They also play their first Rocky Mountain League game in 11 days as they host the Hays Larks. It’s the Larks first trip to Liberal since 2019. The buyout sponsor is Hornung Family Funeral Home so admission is free. Pre-game at 6:45 with first pitch at 7pm on 1270, 92.3, and the KSCB and The Legend App.