Jeff Chesnut allowed one run over seven innings as he picks up his second win of the season, leading the Hays Larks to a 7-1 victory over Dodge City Tuesday night at Larks Park. The Nebraska product struck out three and walked one moving to 2-1 on the year. Dalton Viner and David Owen each pitched a perfect inning of relief as the Larks move to 17-3 overall and 13-3 in the Jayhawk League.
Clayton Garland, Brett Lang and Desmond Roberts all had two hits with Garland and Lang both driving in two.
Jake Placzek gave them a 1-0 lead with an RBI single in the fourth. Hays would score three in the fifth on a Mackenzie Handel groundout and a Brett Lang two-run double. Clayton Garland knocked in two runs with a single in the sixth then Zair Koeiman closed out the scoring with a sac fly in the seventh.
The Larks continue their season-long seven-game homestand on Wednesday in a non-league games with the Boulder Collegians. First pitch at 7pm with free admission courtesy of Western Beverage and Emprise Bank.
Jayhawk League scores from Tuesday…
Derby 14, Wellington 3
Liberal 10, Boulder 3