BY JIM MISUNAS
Once Great Bend’s Legion Chiefs started scoring, they never stopped. The Chiefs swept Larned’s Legion baseball team 14-5 and 15-0 Saturday at the Great Bend Sports Complex.
GREAT BEND CHIEFS 14, LARNED 5 (G1) – The Chiefs had 15 baserunners in a 12-run fourth inning off pitchers Carson Smith and Brayden Lemuz that led to a run-rule victory.
Larned led 5-0. Lemuz scored on a second inning error. In a four-run third inning, Brayden Rupp singled home Mason Perez and Jordan Taylor. Shevin Martin’s triple scored Rupp and Mason Burris.
Alex Schremmer tripled home Riley Smith and Schremmer scored on Cal Kaiser’s groundout in the third inning.
Schremmer, Smith, Calan Haberman and Colin Hall drove home runs without a hit. Cal Kaiser, Brice Kaiser, Joey Soupiset, Eduardo Bujanda and Schremmer drove home with base hits. Schremmer and Smith scored when Haberman’s fly ball was misplayed for a 12-run inning.
Larned 014 00 – 5 5 3
GB Chiefs 002 (12)x – 14 10 2
Smith, Lemuz (4) and Burris. Schremmer, Haberman (3) and E. Bujanda, J. Bujanda. L—Smith. 2B—GB—J. Bujanda, Brice Kaiser, E. Bujanda; L—Rupp. 3B—GB—Schremmer, Smith; L—Martin.
CHIEFS 15, LARNED 0 (G2) – Chiefs pitcher Townshend Kurth spun a three-inning no-hitter. Chiefs followed a 12-run inning in the opener with a nine-run first inning in the nightcap. Calan Haberman delivered three hits.
Haberman started the scoring on a passed ball. Brice Kaiser’s double scored Schremmer and Jesus Bujanda. Colin Hall’s single scored Brice Kaiser. Hall scored on a grounder. Haberman’s double scored Eduardo Bujanda, Smith and Nahum Olivas. Haberman scored on a wild pitch for a 9-0 lead.
The Chiefs scored five runs in the second inning. Eduardo Bujanda’s double scored Joey Soupiset. Smith’s double scored Bujanda. Schremmer’s double scored Smith and Haberman for a 13-0 lead. Jesus Bujanda’s single scored Schremmer for a 14-0 lead.
Eduardo Bujanda scored the 15th run on a wild pitch.
Larned 000 – 0 0 3
GB Chiefs 951 – 15 11 0
Rupp, Murray (1), Hamby (2), Colson (3) and Smith. Kurth and Hall. W—Kurth. L—Rupp. 2B—GB—Brice Kaiser 2, Schremmer, E. Bujanda, Soupiset.