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 kscbnews.net.
Game 1 audio: