ELLINWOOD – The Great Bend Chiefs are officially in postseason form. The Chiefs rolled past AA Ellinwood 11-1 in Wednesday’s final tuneup for AAA Zone play Saturday.
led the Chiefs with three hits and three runs batted home.
Olivas scored the first run on Alex Schremmer’s third-inning sacrifice fly. Christian Zahnter singled home Joey Soupiset and Colin Hall to ignite a three-run fourth inning. Riley Smith scored on a passed ball.
Ellinwood’s Levi Swenson scored on a fourth-inning passed ball for a 4-1 score. Olivas singled home Soupiset for a 5-1 lead after six innings.
Carson Smith started a five-run seventh inning with a two-run single to score Schremmer and Townshend Kurth. Hall doubled home Carson Smith. Olivas doubled home Hall and Riley Smith for a 10-1 lead. Schremmer scored Calan Haberman for an 11-1 final.
GB Chiefs 001 301 510 – 11 13 3
Ellinwood 000 100 000 – 1 5 0
Soupiset, Holden (3), Carson Smith (4), Haberman (5), Schremmer (7), Riley Smith (8), Kurth (9) and Hall. Stuhsatz, Knop (3), Christiansen (5), Doll (6), Hammeke (8) and Niles. W—Soupiset, 4-1. L--2B—GB—Olivas, Hall.