LARNED – Larned pitcher Owen Reece threw a brilliant 2-hit shutout to beat Nickerson 6-0 in Thursday’s rain-plagued baseball game. Larned (3-0) overcame a rain delay that canceled the second game.
Eian Sanders delivered a 2-run double that sparked a 6-run fourth inning. Larned converted four hit batters, three walks and an error into a 6-run inning. Sanders scored on a hit batter. Deacon Martin scored on a wild pitch. Mason Miller scored on a hit batter. Reece Morgan scored on an error. Sanders’ double scored Tristan Regan and Carson Shaver.
Nickerson’s Keastin Abernathy and Lian Hedrick singled.
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Larned 000 60x – 6 4 0Starnes, Abernathy (4), Nuss (4) and Hedrick. Reece and Shaver. 2B—Sanders. W—Reece. L—Starnes.