Hays High Baseball Splits at Great Bend

The Hays High baseball team split their doubleheader in Great Bend Thursday. The Indians score 16 runs on 15 hits in the opener and win 16-0 in 5 innings. The Panthers rally for an 8-7 win in game two. Hays is now 9-3 and 4-2 in the Western Athletic Conference. The Panthers are 7-2 and 3-1 in the WAC.

Game 1: Hays 16, Great Bend 0 (5 inn.)
The Indians blew the game open with 10 in the top of the fifth. Zack Legleiter had three hits and drove in five including two with a first inning home run. Chandler Rule also had three hits and knocked in three. He had a solo homer in the first. Hayden Hutchison added a solo homer in the fourth and Layne Downing had a two-run shot in the fifth.

Hutchison allowed just one hit over four innings and picks up the win. Cole Schumacher didn’t allow a run in the fifth.

Game 2: Great Bend 8, Hays 7
The Panthers rallied with a run in the sixth and three in the seventh. The Indians scored six in the first but would get just a Hayden Hutchison solo homer in the fourth the rest of the way.

Chandler Rule hit a three-run shot in the first to lead the Indians offense.

Hutchison takes the loss in relief, allowing one unearned run on two hits in 2/3 of an inning.