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Great Bend Braves to play tournament
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The Great Bend Legion baseball Braves will sponsor a five-team round-robin tournament starting Friday at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
The Braves (3-8) have lost eight of nine games after dropping 21-13 and 9-8 games June 7 to Hays-Thomas More Prep.
TMP 21, BRAVES 13 — The Braves gave away a 13-11 lead with 11 baserunners reaching base on walks and hit batters in a 10-run TMP sixth inning.
Trevor DeLong drove home three runs and Layton Holden delivered two RBIs.
Miguel Martinez scored a first-inning run. Jayce Kohls scored on a passed ball and DeLong singled home Caden Bieker and William Linenberger in the fourth inning.
Holden’s double scored Jacob Kennedy to start a seven-run fifth inning. Holden scored on a passed ball. Bieker’s single scored Kohls. Bieker and Martinez scored on bases-loaded walks and Linenberger scored on a passed ball. Holden’s single scored DeLong for a 10-10 tie. DeLong’s single scored Jacob Hinton and Bieker scored on an error for a 13-11 lead after five and a half innings.
TMP 9, BRAVES 8 — The Braves played giveaway with a game-ending error that gave Hays the tying and winning runs in the fifth inning.
Christian Zahnter scored on a second-inning groundout. Kennedy’s double scored Brody Feist and Kyler Feist to start a six-run third inning. Martinez scored on a groundout. Kennedy and Holden scored on passed balls. Linenberger’s single scored Kohls for a short-lived 7-2 lead.
Kyler Feist scored in the sixth inning to slice TMP’s lead to 9-8. But Holden was retired on a liner for the final out.
Braves 100 372 —13 11 5
TMP 105 41(10) — 21 7 2
kennedy, Martinez (4), Kyler Feist (5), Linenberger (6) and Hinton. Wentling and Pfeifer. W—Wentling. L—K. Feist. 2B—GB—Holden. 3B—GB—Martinez; H—Harris.
Braves 016 101 — 8 7 4
TMP 021 24x — 9 13 0
Delong and Martinez. Burnett, Rack (3) and Wentling. W—Rack. L—Delong. 2B—GB—Kennedy, Zahnter; H—Pfeifer. HR—H—Harris.

Game 1, 5 p.m. – Ellinwood vs. Larned
Game 2, 7:15 p.m. — Great Bend vs. Hutchinson

Game 3, 10 a.m. — Ellinwood vs. Hutchinson
Game 4, 12:15 p.m. — Larned vs. Dodge City
Game 5, 2:30 p.m. — Great Bend vs. Ellinwood
Game 6, 4:45 p.m — Hutchinson vs. Dodge City
Game 7, 7 p.m. — Great Bend vs. Larned

Game 8, 12:15 p.m — Dodge City vs. Ellinwood
Game 9, 2:30 p.m — Larned vs. Hutchinson
Game 10, 4:45 p.m. — Great Bend vs. Dodge City

2018 GREAT BEND BRAVES (17 and under)
2—Trevor DeLong
4—Jacob Hinton
8—Jayce Kohls
10—Christian Zahnter
11—Kyler Feist
12—Jacob Kennedy
15—Layton Holden
21—Caden Bieker
22—Matthew Nieman
28—Dalton Staab
35—William Linenberger
42—Miguel Martinez
98—Brody Feist
Coaches—Konner Ireland, Keaton Reneau, manager Chris Smith

2018 SCHEDULE (3-8)
WW—Cunningham 22-12; 17-2
L—Lawrence 1-11
L—West Franklin 0-16
L—Fike, Mo. 2-15
LL—Hays 0-13, 2-15
W—Cunningham 16-6
L—Kinsley SW Sox 2-5
LL—Hays-TMP 13-21, 8-9
6-12—Kinsley SW Sox, 6
6-13—Hays A, 5 (radio, 107.9)
6-15—Hutchinson, Braves Classic (radio, 107.9)
6-16—Ellinwood, Braves Classic (radio, 107.9)
6-16—Larned, Braves Classic (radio, 107.9)
6-17—Dodge City, Braves Classic (radio, 107.9)
6-19—Hays-TMP A, 5
6-20—at Dodge City A, 5
6-24—Russell A, 4
6-25—Inman, 6
6-28—at Larned, 6 (radio, 107.9)
6-30—Dodge City A, noon
7-1—at Cunningham A, 3
7-2—at Ellinwood AA, 6 (radio, 107.9)
7-6/14—AA Zone, TBA (radio, 107.9)
7-18/22—AA State, Leavenworth