Rattlers Go 4-1 in Hays
Brock Kappelmann - July 3, 2017 7:08 am
The Rattlers finish 4-1 in Hays at the Wild West Festival. After wins over TMP and North Colorado Friday, the Rattlers lost to the Colorado Baseball Academy 10-0 on Saturday. Sunday they beat Norton 7-0 and defeated the Southwest Hitters 6-3 in eight innings.
Saturday the Rattlers had one hit and two errors against the Colorado Baseball Academy.
Sunday, the Rattlers beat Norton 7-0. Max Valles was 3-3 with a double while Dylan Thompson added a double. Thomson, Cesar Burciaga, and Elijah McCarter had two hits a piece. Kaleb Wilmes pitched all seven innings for a shutout win.
The Rattlers needed extra innings to defeat the Southwest Hitters. It was 3-3 after seven but the Rattlers had three in the eighth as McCarter, Braxton Hyde, and Pancho Terrazas drove home runs. McCarter was d3-4 on the day and Max Valles was 2-2. Hyde pitched seven innings with five strikeouts and one walk.
The Rattlers are 24-5.
The 15 and under Rattlers won a tournament at Dodge City by beating the Dodge City Rangers 11-4. Aiden Pittman was the MVP in that game. The 13’s took third in the same tournament playing up against older teams. The 15’s host district Wednesday night at 8 at the National Beef Family Sports Complex.