DODGE CITY – Dodge City rallied from a 7-2 deficit to upset the Great Bend Bat Cats 9-8 on a game-ending single in Wednesday’s Jayhawk League baseball game.
Jake Cruce singled home Carlos Arellano off hard-luck losing pitcher Nolan Riley, who struck out five batters. Blake Shinkle and Carlos Arellano were hit by pitches and Jordan Vukovick singled to load the bases.
Great Bend Bat Cat Johnson homered to start against the Dodge City A’s. The Bat Cats led 7-2.
Nolan Riley singled home Zack Berohn to ignite a three-run second inning. M Banks singled home Riley and Jack Bordovsky for a 4-0 lead.
Dodge City’s Cruce singled home Jordan Vukovich for a 4-1 score. Banks scored on a groundout for a 5-1 lead. Dante Faicchio scored on a Bat Cat fourth-inning error.
Blaine Ray singled home and Riley scored on a bases-loaded walk for a 7-2 lead after five innings.
The A’s rallied with a five-run sixth inning for a 7-7 tie. Blake Shinkle drilled a three-run homer off starter Hegarty. Dayton Cook singled home Arellano and Sean Noel hit a sacrifice fly off reliever Chandler Gant.
Bat Cats 130 120 010 – 8 10 2
Dodge City 001 105 011 – 9 13 0
Hegarty, Boren (6), Gant (6), Riley (7) and Schatz. Van Cleave, Wilson (5), Gonzalez (8), Knoten (9) and Noel. W—Knoten. L—Riley. 2B—Vukovich. HR—GB—Johnson; DC—Shinkle.