Day and then Night for Saints
Brock Kappelmann - March 20, 2022 6:57 am
In game one, Dylan Day tossed a complete game shut out in a 4-0 Seward win over Butler. The Grizzlies humbled the Saints 23-1 in game two for a split of the double header and the series. The two teams met on a sunny day with temperatures in the 60’s and virtually no wind at Brent Gould Field in Liberal.
In game one, Day was the story. The sophomore right hand pitched his first complete game as a Saint. The Grizzlies mustered just four hits. Seward scored in the second when Gannon Hardin launched a solo home run to right center for his fifth of the season. In the fifth, Brody Boisvert slapped a one out single to right and Tucker Livermore reached on an infield hit. With two outs, Ranse Radtke line a two RBI triple down the right field line. Radtke scored on an error. Seward out hit Butler 5-4. Butler had two errors and SCCC had one. Day struck out seven and walked four.
In game two, the Saints actually scored first. Ranse Radtke walked and Jaxson Gregg doubled over the left fielder’s head. Radtke scored on a wild pitch. Butler scored two runs with two outs in the third to lead 2-1. Butler scored five unearned runs after a Seward error on a throw home from third with the bases loaded. Butler broke the game open with six in the fifth and six in the sixth before a four run seventh.
Seward is 9-20 overall and 2-6 in the Jayhawk West. Butler is 14-8 overall and 5-3 in the KJCCC West. Seward hosts Garden City Thursday at 1 with the Dugout Show at 12:45 on 1270, 92.3, and the KSCB and The Legend App.