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Dodge City A's rally past Bat Cats

Bat Cats travel to Hays Thursday

POSTED June 7, 2018 9:42 a.m.

DODGE CITY – Dodge City rallied from a 7-2 deficit to upset the Great Bend Bat Cats 9-8 on a game-ending single in Wednesday’s Jayhawk League baseball game.
Jake Cruce singled home Carlos Arellano off hard-luck losing pitcher Nolan Riley, who struck out five batters. Blake Shinkle and Carlos Arellano were hit by pitches and Jordan Vukovich singled to load the bases.
Bat Cat Reese Johnson homered to start against the Dodge City A’s. The Bat Cats led 7-2.
Nolan Riley singled home Zack Berohn to ignite a three-run second inning. McKay Banks singled home Riley and Jack Bordovsky for a 4-0 lead.
Dodge City’s Cruce singled home Jordan Vukovich for a 4-1 score. Banks scored on a groundout for a 5-1 lead. Dante Faicchio scored on a Bat Cat fourth-inning error.
Blaine Ray singled home and Riley scored on a bases-loaded walk for a 7-2 lead after five innings.
The A’s rallied with a five-run sixth inning for a 7-7 tie. Blake Shinkle drilled a three-run homer off starter Hegarty. Dayton Cook singled home Arellano and Sean Noel hit a sacrifice fly off reliever Chandler Gant.

The Bats led 8-7 when Behorn's sacrifice fly scored Reece Johnson in the eighth inning. But Noel's single scored Dylan  Johnson with the tying run for an 8-8 tie. 

Bat Cats 130 120 010 – 8 10 2
Dodge City 001 105 011 – 9 13 0
Hegarty, Boren (6), Gant (6), Riley (7) and Schatz. Van Cleave, Wilson (5), Gonzalez (8), Knoten (9) and Noel. W—Knoten. L—Riley. 2B—Vukovich. HR—GB—Johnson; DC—Shinkle.

Liberal Beejays 2-0
Hays Larks 1-0
Dodge City A’s 1-0
El Dorado Broncos 1-1
Derby Twins 1-1
Bat Cats 0-2
Haysville Aviators 0-2

Hays 11, Great Bend 6
Liberal 6, Haysville 4
El Dorado 3, Derby 2

Dodge City 9, Great Bend 8
Liberal 9, Haysville 2
Derby 17, El Dorado 3

Great Bend at Hays
Liberal at Haysville

Oklahoma City at Great Bend
Dodge City at Haysville
El Dorado at Hays
Liberal at Derby


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