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.
BRAVES CLASSIC ROUND ROBIN
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)
Coaches—Konner Ireland, Keaton Reneau, manager Chris Smith
2018 SCHEDULE (3-8)
WW—Cunningham 22-12; 17-2
L—West Franklin 0-16
L—Fike, Mo. 2-15
LL—Hays 0-13, 2-15
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
6-28—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