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Great Bend Braves sweep Cunningham

Legion baseball

POSTED June 13, 2017 8:54 a.m.

BY JIM MISUNAS
jmisunas@gbtribune.com

Riley Smith drilled a grand slam homer as the American Legion 17-and-under Great Bend Braves swept Cunningham 17-0 and 36-2 in Sunday’s baseball doubleheader at the Great Bend Sports Complex. The Braves (8-2) travel to Dodge City Tuesday and play Pratt Wednesday at home.
BRAVES 17, CUNNINGHAM 0 — Smith’s grand slam keyed a seven-run third inning. Townshend Kurth and Jesus Bujanda also homered.
Joey Soupiset drove in two runs. Christian Zahnter, Dalton Barfield and Nahum Olivas drove in runs.
BRAVES 36, CUNNINGHAM 2 — Barfield drove in seven runs with four hits as the Braves scored double digits in three straight innings. Cal Kaiser, Olivas, Jayce Christiansen, Brayden Powell and Colin Hall each drove in three runs. Zahnter and Jesus Bujanda each drove in two runs.

BRAVES 17, CUNNINGHAM 0
Cunningham 000 0 — 0 2 4
Braves (10) 07x — 17 13 1
Duncan, Nathan (2) and Daylen. Haberman, Zahnter (3) and Eduardo Bujanda. W—Haberman. L—Duncan. HR—GB—Smith, Kurth, Jesus Bujanda.

BRAVES 36, CUNNINGHAM 2
Cunningham 000 2 — 2 5 4
Braves (11) (13) (12 )x — 36 21 3
Keegan, Pugh (2), Holmes (3) and Jones. Kaiser, Olivas (3) and Jones. W—Kaiser. L—Keegan. 2B—GB—Barfield, Christiansen. 3B—Barfield.

2017 BRAVES (8-2)
LL—Russell 13-3, 14-3
L Chanute 2-8; W Kansas Senators 10-2
L Emporia 1-2, W Mound City 10-9
WW Hays 11-9, 10-8
WW Cunningham 17-0, 36-2
6-13—at Dodge City, 6 p.m.
6-14—Pratt, 6 p.m.
6-16-17-18—Braves Classic
6-21—at Hays, 6 p.m.
6-22—Kinsley
6-23-24-25—Chiefs Classic
6-28—at Dodge City
6-30—at Pratt Tournament
7-1-2—at Pratt Tournament
7-5—at Buhler, 6 p.m.
7-8-9-10—Class A Zone

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