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LYONS — Hoisington’s Isaac Prosser started and ended the game-winning rally, and earned a save to preserve a thrilling 8-7 comeback over Lyons to sweep a Central Kansas League baseball doubleheader. The Cardinals won the opener 18-3. The Cardinals play at Kingman April 3.
HOISINGTON 8, LYONS 7 (game 2) — Prosser capped Hoisington’s wild five-run seventh inning with the game-winning base hit that scored Phillip Donecker. The Cardinals parlayed four walks and a hit batter into a game-winning rally despite getting two baserunners thrown out at home.
The Cardinals trailed 7-3 after six innings.
Prosser walked and Jarred Bieberle singled to start the seventh-inning rally. They scored on Myles Menges’ double for a 7-5 score. Donecker’s single scored Braxton Donovan. Menges scored the tying run for a 7-7 tie. Prosser delivered the big hit with a single to score Donecker.
Prosser hit Ethan Saenz with a pitch, but retired Jon Gomez to end the game.
Jacob Specht doubled home Bieberle and Donovan scored on Holt Hanzlick’s sacrifice fly for a 2-0 lead. Lyons scored the next seven runs off pitcher Braxton Donovan for a 7-2 lead. Reliever Avery Brewer kept the Cardinals close with three shutout innings.
The Cardinals ‘ Bieberle singled home Trey Byers in the fifth inning.
HOISINGTON 18, LYONS 3 (game 1) — Hoisington’s Specht drove in three runs andMenges drove in two runs in the four-inning game. Bieberle, Donovan, Chris Funetes, Holt Hanzlick, Prosser and Avery Brewer also drove home runs.
The Cardinals took advantage of 12 walks and two hit-batters. Pitcher Derek Boxberger struck out five batters and yielded no earned runs.
Hoisington 248 4 — 18 6 3
Lyons 003 0 — 3 3 4
Boxberger and Menges. Moore and Scobee. W—Boxberger, 1-0. L—Moore, 0-1.
Hoisington 200 010 5 — 8 8 3
Lyons 106 000 0 — 7 7 0
Donovan, Brewer (4), Prosser (7) and Menges. Gomez, Valerio (4) and Fuentes. W—Brewer, 1-0. L—Valerio, 0-1. Sv—Prosser. 2B—H—Specht, Menges.

Nickerson 2-0 2-0
Pratt 2-0 2-0
Haven 2-0 2-0
Hoisington 2-0 2-0
Kingman 1-1 1-1
Larned 1-1 1-1
Halstead 0-0 0-0
Lyons 0-2 0-2
Hesston 0-2 0-2
Hillsboro 0-2 0-2
S. Valley 0-2 0-2

Nickerson 7-4, 6-3 Hillsboro
Pratt 10-0, 11-0 Hesston
Haven 5-3, 13-12 Smoky Valley
Hoisington 18-3, 8-7 Lyons
Kingman 16-1; Larned 5-3

Halstead at Smoky Valley

Larned at Hillsboro
Nickerson at Haven
Lyons at Hesston
Hoisington at Kingman