Rattlers Win First Two at Andover
Brock Kappelmann - June 19, 2021 7:16 am
The Liberal Rattlers won their first two games at the tournament at Andover High School on Friday night. The Rattlers rallied to beat Hutchinson 8-4 and then defeated the Wichita Saints 16-6.
In the 5 pm game, Hutchinson led 4-1 after four. Liberal scored one in the fifth and three in the sixth and three in the seventh to rally for the 8-4 win. Carlos Campos was 3-4 and Erick Baca was 3-4 with three RBI’s. Zevin Littell was 2-3 with three RBI’s. Zane Eyler was 2-3. Oscar Rubio pitched four innings allowing one earned run. Justn Degollado pitched a scoreless inning and Zane Eyler pitched two scoreless innings.
In the night game, the Rattlers got off to a great start and never looked back. Liberal scored three in the first and five in the second and third innings. Carlos Campos was 3-3 while Shay Kerr, Oscar Rubio, and Zane Eyler had two hits a piece. Eyler had three RBI’s.
Liberal plays McPherson Saturday morning in Andover. If they win, they play in the championship game Saturday night.