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Bat Cats win Jayhawk game

POSTED June 13, 2018 10:36 p.m.

DERBY – Great Bend Bat Cat Chris Swanberg drove home four runs to spark a 8-5 victory Wednesday over the Derby Twins, the Bat Cats’ first Jayhawk League baseball win. The Bat Cats (1-5 Jayhawk) travel to Haysville starting Thursday.
Barton Cougar pitcher Easton Smith (Ellis) worked seven innings with two strikeouts.
Barton Cougar Nolan Riley doubled home Swanberg and Zack Berohn scored on a groundout for a 2-0 lead after two innings. Reece Johnson scored on a passed ball to ignite a four-run fifth inning. Swanberg’s single scored Austin McNicholas and Blaine Ray. Anthony Schatz’s single scored Swanberg for a 6-0 lead.
Derby’s Braxton Wehrle doubled home Toi Moyer and Toren Craig in the fifth inning. Toren Craig scored on Brent Herbert’s seventh-inning groundout.
Swanberg singled home McNicholas in the seventh inning. Swanberg doubled home Reece Johnson in the eighth inning for an 8-3 lead.
Derby’s Brent Herbert drilled a two-run homer off Chandler Gant that scored Wehrle in the ninth inning.

Great Bend    020 040 110 – 8 9 3
Derby Twins  000 020 102 – 5 11 1
Easton Smith, Anderson (8), Gant (9) and Schatz. Zimmerman, Kliniske (3), Fisher (4), Moody (5), Baker (6), Schmidt (8), Honea (9) and Moyer. W—Smith. 2B—GB—Riley; D—Wehrle.

Hays Larks 5-1
Derby Twins 5-3
Liberal Beejays 4-3
Dodge City A’s 3-2
El Dorado Broncos 3-4
Haysville Aviators 1-4
Bat Cats 1-5
Derby 5, Great Bend 4
Derby 15, Great Bend 7
Hays 2, Liberal 1
El Dorado 21, Dodge City 11
Great Bend 8, Derby 5
Dodge City 3, El Dorado 2
Great Bend at Haysville
Hays at Liberal, 2
Derby at Dodge City
El Dorado at Liberal
Great Bend at Haysville


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