Saints Use No Hitter and Walk Off to Sweep Barton

Brock Kappelmann - April 9, 2021 7:22 am

The Seward County Saints used a no hitter by Sam Berberich, and grand slam by Landon Anderson, and a walk off winning hit by George Gallardo to sweep the Barton Cougars Thursday afternoon at Brent Gould Field.  The Saints won game one 10-0 in five innings and took game two 9-8.

In game one, Sam Berberich tossed a five inning no hitter.  Berberich struck out four and walked one.  Landon Anderson singled home a run with two outs in the second.  KP Werner doubled home a run sizzling a smash down the third base line.  Kase Johnson drove home two runs with a single up the middle for a four run second.  Landon Anderson hit a grand slam to left in the third for an 8-0 lead.  Anderson homered again in the fifth with a towering blast over the center field wall.  Kase Johnson doubled home a run to end the game at 10-0 in five innings.

Game two was a wild one.  Barton took a 5-0 lead with one in the third and four in the fourth.  Seward countered with one in the fourth.  Barton plated a single run in the fifth.  Seward scored five in the bottom of the fifth to tie the game at 6-6.  Both teams scored two in the eighth and George Gallardo provided the walk off base hit.  Cory Didier worked out of a bases loaded jam with no outs in the seventh without allowing a run.  Braden Boisvert hit a home run.  Seward out hit the Cougars 17-12 in the win.

Seward has won 10 in a row and is 12-6 in the Jayhawk West.  Seward is 16-14 overall.  Barton is 7-7 in the Jayhawk West.  Seward plays at Barton Saturday at 1.  Both games will air on 1270 and

Game 1 audio:


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