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Haysville Aviators sweep Bat Cats

POSTED July 9, 2018 3:37 p.m.

The Great Bend Bat Cats have officially hit rock bottom. The Haysville Aviators completed a three-game sweep of the Bats Cats with an 11-7 Jayhawk League baseball victory Sunday. The Bat Cats contributed five errors that led to seven unearned runs.
Haysville (9-16) passed the Bat Cats (7-19 Jayhawk) for sixth place in the Jayhawk. The Bat Cats travel to Dodge City (12-10) Tuesday and return home Wednesday for a 5:30 twin bill against the Fort Collins Foxes.
Nick Urban-Michalak delivered three hits and the Bat Cats collected 13 hits.
Haysville’s Trevor Omahen singled home Nigel Williams and Damond Nixon for a 2-0 lead. Urban-Michalak’s double scored Andrew Schatz and Hunter Romero scored on a groundout for a 2-2 tie after four innings.
Haysville’s Williams and Byron Smith delivered RBI fifth-inning singles for a 4-2 lead. Chris Swanberg’s single scored Reece Johnson for a 4-3 score after five innings.
The Aviators scored five sixth-inning runs off reliever Austin Oblas. Campbell Quirk homered. Smith drilled a two-run single and Nixon added an RBI single. Nate Stolz scored on groundball for a 9-3 lead.
The Bats Cats battled within 9-6. Brendan Madsen delivered an RBI single to score Urban-Michalak. Andrew Schatz scored on an error. Urban-Michalak singled home Swanberg.
Aviators Zach Nogolski and Manny Garcia scored on eighth-inning errors. Swanberg singled home Reece Johnson for the Bat Cats’ final run.
Haysville 000 225 020 — 11 12 1
Bat Cats 000 211 210 — 7 13 5
Coffman, John (7), Sosa (9), Smith (9) and Smith. Curry, Oblas (5), Boren (7), Gutierrez (9) and Schatz. W—Coffman. L—Curry, 2-3. 2B—GB—Urban-Michalak. HR—H—Quirk.

Hays Larks 18-5
Liberal Beejays 14-10
Dodge City A’s 12-10
Derby Twins 13-11
El Dorado Broncos 13-13
Haysville Aviators 9-17
GB Bat Cats 7-20

Haysville 3-4, Great Bend 0-3
Hays 5, El Dorado 0
Derby 12, Dodge City 6

Haysville 11, Great Bend 7
El Dorado 9, Hays 4
Dodge City 8, Derby 3

Derby 6, Haysville 4
Liberal 8, El Dorado 7

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


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