Bonzagni Pitches BJ’s Past Denver
Brock Kappelmann - July 13, 2022 10:15 pm
Liberal right hander Paul Bonzagni pitched seven strong innings and Nick Moore pitched two innings to close the door in an 8-3 Bee Jay win at Denver Wednesday night. The win marks the BJ’s 13th straight win. It came on a rainy night at Everitt Middle School in Wheat Ridge.
Liberal scored in the second when Jordan Thompson raced home to score on a wild pitch. The Bee Jays scored two in the third. Zach Yorke singled ahead of two walks to load the bases. Ryan Leary singled home a run. Conner Westenburg was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded for the 3-0 lead. Denver struck for three runs on four hits in the fourth. The BJ’s scored three in the fifth. Hudson Polk led off the inning with a double to left center. Ethan Frey singled. Ryan Leary singled home a run. Conner Westenburg singled home a run then eluded a tag at second base which allowed another run to score. Liberal scored two more in the seventh. Jordan Thompson tripled off the fence in right to lead off the inning. Gavin Brzozowski singled home home. Brzozowski later scored on a wild pitch.
Liberal out-hit Denver 13-5. Ryan Leary 2as 3-5 with two RBI’s.
Liberal is 22-4 overall and 17-1 in the Rocky Mountain. The Cougars are 13-16 and 10-15 in the RMBL. Liberal plays the Gameday Angels Thursday night at 8pm CST with pre-game at 7:45 on 1270, 92.3, and The KSCB and The Legend App.