Kerr’s Home Run Not Enough in Life Prep Losses
Brock Kappelmann - April 23, 2022 7:39 am
Liberal’s baseball team played a double header against private school Wichita Life Prep Friday at Westurban in Wichita. Life Prep won the first game 6-3 and took game two 11-1 in five innings.
In game one, Shay Kerr’s 1st inning home run gave the Redskins a 1-0 lead. Life Prep scored two in the second. Liberal scored a run in the third to tie the game at 2-2. Life Prep scored three in the third to lead 5-2. They led 6-2 with a run in the fifth. The Skins scored a sixth inning run. Life Prep out-hit the Redskins 10-3. Oscar Rubio pitched five innings for the Redskins and Zayden Martinez worked two scoreless innings.
In game two, the Redskins scored a run in the first when Shay Kerr singled home Izzy Rotolo. Life Prep scored two in the first. Life Prep broke the game open with four in the second and four in the fourth before one run in the fifth to end the game. Liberal committed seven errors and walked five. Life Prep out-hit LHS 10-2.
Liberal falls to 6-7. The same two teams play one game on Saturday at 11am in Wichita.