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Bat Cat pitcher Howe throws gem
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 Great Bend’s Tanner Howe threw a complete game to spark the Bat Cats past the Derby Twins 3-2 in Wednesday’s Sunflower Collegiate League baseball game.

All-Sunflower League Howe (4-1) yielded two early runs and shut out the Twins in the final seven innings. Howe struck out four batters and yielded no walks in a nifty 107-pitch outing.

The Bat Cats (10-5) travel to Andale Thursday and Friday. Derby drops to 9-8.

Bat Cat catcher Chase Gibson delivered the game-winning hit with a two-run homer in the seventh inning. Zach Poe singled and Gibson homered off losing pitcher Michael Mitchell.

Derby led 1-0 when Derrick Winn singled home Jaret Koin in the first inning. Bat Cat Luke Repka scored on Daunte Freeman’s first-inning groundout.

Derby’s Ryan McNally tripled and scored on Quinton Albrecht’s second-inning groundout.

Derby Twins 110 000 000 – 2 7 0

GB Bat Cats 100 000 20x – 3 6 0

Mitchell and Albrecht. Howe and Gibson. W—Howe, 4-1. L—Mitchell. 3B—D—McNally. HR—GB—Gibson.


Cheney Diamond Dawgs 15-3

Great Bend Bat Cats 10-5

Hutchinson Monarchs 10-7

Wichita Sluggers 7-10

Andale Warhawks 2-15


Haysville Aviators 11-6

Derby Twins 9-8

El Dorado Broncos 8-7

Mulvane Patriots 9-10

Newton Rebels 7-10


Salina Shock 3-10


Great Bend Bat Cats 9, Newton Rebels 6

Hutchinson Monarchs 8, Haysville Aviators 6

Cheney Diamond Dawgs 7,  El Dorado Broncos 4 

Wichita Sluggers 8, Mulvane Patriots 2


Andale Warhawks 12, El Dorado Broncos 11 

Hutchinson Monarchs 6, Newton Rebels 3

Wichita Sluggers 5, Haysville Aviators 4

Derby Twins 6, Salina Shock 5

Cheney Diamond Dawgs 3, Mulvane Patriots 2


Great Bend Bat Cats 3, Derby Twins 2

El Dorado Broncos 7, Andale Warhawks 3

Mulvane Patriots 7, Cheney Diamond Dawgs 5

Newton Rebels 18, Hutchinson Monarchs 7

Haysville Aviators 15, Wichita Sluggers 5