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Bat Cats hit rock bottom, 0-5 in Jayhawk

POSTED June 13, 2018 1:18 p.m.


DERBY – The Great Bend Bat Cats are perfect in the Jayhawk League – and not in a good way.
The Derby Twins buried Great Bend 15-7 Tuesday to drop the Bat Cats to 0-5 in the Jayhawk League. Derby led 15-0 and scored nine unearned runs.
The Bat Cats scored the final seven runs. Brendan Madsen singled home McKay Banks in the sixth inning. Chris Swanberg scored on a seventh-inning passed ball. Thomas Alexander’s single scored Scott Gerardy.
Swanberg’s eighth-inning single Madsen to start a four-run eighth inning. Reece Johnson scored on a wild pitch. Austin McNicholas singled home Swanberg and G. Johnson.
Derby’s Braxton Wehrle homered and Houston Parker delivered an RBI single for a 3-0 lead after one inning. Parker’s double scored Aaron Beaulaurier in the third inning.
Jace Snodgrass homered to spark a five-run fourth inning. Brent Herbert, Beaulaurier and Parker delivered RBIs. Derby scored six fifth-inning runs. Zach Smith, Wes Anderson, Marquis Paige and Snodgrass drove home runs for a 15-0 lead.

Bat Cats 000 001 240 – 7 10 6
Derby 301 560 00x – 15 17 0
Hegarty, Boren (5), Gutierrez (7) and G. Johnson. Engleman, Dove (6), Herbert (8), Craig (9) and Parker. W—Engleman. L—Hegarty. 2B—GB—Banks, Swanberg, Gerardy; D—Parker 2, Herbert 2, Anderson, Z. Smith, Snodgrass. HR—D—Snodgrass, Wehrle.

Hays Larks 5-1
Derby Twins 5-2
Liberal Beejays 4-3
El Dorado Broncos 3-3
Dodge City A’s 2-2
Haysville Aviators 1-4
Bat Cats 0-5
Derby 5, Great Bend 4
Derby 15, Great Bend 7
Hays 2, Liberal 1
El Dorado 21, Dodge City 11
Great Bend at Derby
Hays at Liberal
Dodge City at El Dorado


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