Rattlers Win 3 of 4 to Begin Summer Season

Brock Kappelmann - June 6, 2021 7:07 am

The Liberal Rattlers 17u team opened their summer winning three of their four games at Demon Field in Dodge City Friday and Saturday.   The Rattlers dropped the opener 5-2 to the Buhler Nationals on Friday before beating the Dodge City A’s 11-3.  Saturday, the Rattlers outlasted the Finney County Blues 8-4 and routed Wellington 13-3.

In the Buhler game, Shay Kerr had two hits.  Zevin Littell pitched four innings and Aiden Schwindt went two innings.  In the Friday night win over Dodge City, Zane Eyler had a triple and a double.  Adam Mendoza had two hits.  Medoza and Erik Baca drove home two runs a piece.  Brooks Kappelmann pitched 2 and 1/3 with five strikeouts and Oscar Rubio went 3 and 2/3 innings.

On Saturday afternoon, the Rattlers built a 5-2 lead before the Blues scored two unearned runs in the third to make it 5-4.  The Rattlers scored three in the fourth to lead 8-4.  Adam Mendoza pitched 3 and 1/3 innings and Jose Degollado pitched 2 and 2/3.  Adam Mendoza and Oscar Rubio had three hits a piece.  Brook Kappelmann had two hits.  Zevin Littell drove home two runs.  The Rattlers beat the Wellington Crusaders to wrap up their first weekend after high school ball.  Liberal used a six run second and a five run fifth.  Zayden Martinez pitched 3 and 1/3 innings.  Oscar Rubio went 1 and 2/3.  Erik Baca and Zane Eyler had two hits a piece.

Liberal plays at McPherson this weekend.

 

Latest Stories

The Sandlot Comes to Liberal

David Mickey Evans, the writer, director, and narrator of the movie, The Sandlot, will be in...

Sprinkler Malfunction Causes Grass Fire

At 130pm on Wednesday, June 23rd, the Seward County Fire Department was dispatched to a vegetation...

Homes Threatened by Seward County Grass Fire

At 3:06pm Seward County Fire Department was dispatched to a vegetation fire in 5000 block of...