Bee Jays Use Nine Run Third to Cruise Past North Platte
Brock Kappelmann - June 9, 2023 6:39 am
The Liberal Bee Jays scored nine in the third on the way to a 15-8 win over the North Platte Plainsmen in North Platte Thursday night. The B.J.’s scored one in the second and nine in the third. North Platte countered with a five run third to make it 10-5. The Bee Jays led 12-8 after five. Liberal scored in all but two innings. North Platte out-hit Liberal 12-11 but the Plainsmen made four errors. Isaac Webb was 3-4 with three runs and two RBI’s. Owen Barger and River Jackson had two hits a piece. Jackson Schofield drove home two runs. Liberal pitching allowed eight earned runs and 12 hits but struck out nine and walked two. Tristin Crusenberry and Hunter Phillips pitched four innings a piece. Jett Brown worked a scoreless ninth.
Liberal is 4-0 and North Platte is 0-8. The Bee Jays face the Western Nebraska Pioneers in Gering Friday night at 7:35 cst.