Extra Effort Propels Bee Jays in El Dorado
KSCB News - June 18, 2015 7:05 am
For the second time in three games, the Liberal Bee Jays played an 11 inning game and won. Wednesday night, beginning a stretch of nine of the next 11 on the road, the Bee Jays outlasted the El Dorado Broncos 6-2 at McDonald Stadium in El Dorado. Liberal excelled on the mound as Tyler Wiedenfeld pitched 7.6 strong innings with six strikeouts, one walk, and two runs. Jakob Hernandez and Lee Busto pitched 2.3 and one scoreless innings respectively. The Bee Jays struck first in the third when Bryson Allen laced a double to left and Luke Sherley doubled off the wall in left. El Dorado scored a run n the third and the fourth to lead 2-1. Gavin Wehby tied it in the eighth with a home run to right center. The BJ’s broke through in the 11th when Brandon Rix singled and Chase Chambers laced a double to left center to score him. Sherley singled home two and Madison Foster lofted a sacrifice fly to give the BJ’s some breathing room. Liberal out-hit the Broncos 11-7. Bronco starter Adam Keller started the game and went seven innings allowing one run. The West Virginia transfer verbally committed to Seward County earlier this week. Liberal is 12-4 and 8-3 in the Jayhawk as El Dorado is 8-3 and 5-3. The same two teams meet Thursday night at 7 in El Dorado on 1270 and kscbnews.net.