The Hays Larks hit four home runs to sweep the Colorado Sox in their season opening doubleheader Saturday at Larks Park. Hays hit three homers in their 14-5 win in the first game. Zair Koieman hit a grand slam in their 8-0 win in game two. The two wrap up the three game series with a 6pm game Sunday.
Game 1: Hays 14, Colorado 5 The Larks score seven in the fourth inning to take a 9-3 lead and never trailed again the rest of the night. Clayton Garland hit a two-run homer and Mackenzie Handel added a solo shot an inning later. Elvin Rodriguez it a solo homer in the sixth.
The Larks outhit the Sox 16-5 and win despite committing four errors.
Game 2: Hays 8, Colorado 0
Zair Koeiman highlighted a six-run first inning with a grand slam. Brandon Anderson pitched three scoreless innings to start the game. Logan DeRosier and Ian Bentley combined for four scoreless innings of relief.