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Great Bend Legion Braves tie, lose
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Great Bend Braves lose, tie

DODGE CITY – Great Bend Brave Carson Umphres drove home two runs and scored on a wild pitch to salvage a 5-5 tie with Dodge City in a recent American Legion baseball doubleheader. Dodge City won the second game 3-1. The Legion Braves own a 4-3-1 record.

BRAVES 5, DODGE CITY 5 (tie) – Umphres delivered a key at-bat with an RBI double that scored Lane French in a 3-run first inning. Umphres scored on a wild pitch. Hunter Herrman scored on Mohr’s sacrifice fly. Dodge City’s Mauricio Ruiz scored on a second-inning error.

Herrman scored on Umphres’ RBI third-inning single for a 4-1 lead. Dodge City’s Layton Blatnick scored on Arec Mendoza’s fourth-inning sacrifice fly. Great Bend’s French scored on a passed ball for a 5-2 lead.

Dodge City rallied for a 5-5 tie. Grigsby scored on a passed ball. Keats Bogner scored on a Ramses Ruiz double. Mauricio Ruiz scored on a wild pitch for a 5-5 tie.

DODGE CITY 3, BRAVES 1 (G2) – Great Bend’s pitching was solid, but the Braves managed one run. Great Bend’s Owen Kaiser scored on Trey Millsap’s seventh-inning bases-loaded walk.

Dodge City’s Mauricio Ruiz doubled home Christopher Ruiz and Blatnick. Mauricio Ruiz scored on a Nicholas Carmona’s double for a 3-1 victory.

Great Bend 301 010 0 – 5  7 3

Dodge City 010 102 1 – 5 7 2

Kaiser, Umphres (3), Coleman (5) and Milsap. Lang, Ramses Ruiz (4), A Ruiz (7) and Mendoza. 2B—GB—Poe, Umphrey; DC—Maurico Ruiz, Ramses Ruiz, A. Ruiz.

Great Bend 000 000 1 – 1 5 0

Dodge City 300 000 x – 3 6 0

Scobee, Saffa (3), French (5) and Coleman. Keck, Ruiz (4), Webb (6) and Mendoza. W—Ruiz. L—Scobee. 2B—DC—Ruiz, Carmona.