Hays Eagles Split, 1-2 at Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament
The Hays Eagles Senior American goes 1-1 on the second day of the Blue Springs (Mo.) American Legion Wood Bat Tournament. The Eagles blank Blue Valley Northwest 6-0 in their first game of the day then lost 2-1 to Blue Springs Post 499/Fike and are 1-2 in the 32-team tournament. The Eagles are now 36-7. They play Elsbury (Mo.) Post 266 this morning at 10am.
Eagles 6, Blue Valley Northwest 0
Tyler Wooldridge moves to 7-0 with the complete-game two-hittert. Wooldridge struck out six and walked three.
The Eagles score two in the first on an error by the Blue Valley catcher and a Riley Kaus RBI double. They added four in the sixth on RBI singles from Kaus and Taylor Renz and a sac fly from Casey Sedbrook. The win snapped the Eagles first two-game losing streak of the season.
Blue Springs (Mo.) Post 499/Fike 2, Eagles 0
Hays had the early 1-0 lead against Blue Springs/Fike on a Casey Sedbrook RBI double in the first.
Fike would tie the game then eventually take the lead with two runs in the fourth.
Josh Heifner is the tough luck loser, allowing two runs on four hits over six innings, walking two and striking out four.