The Hays Monarchs pick up a couple of wins Wednesday night, defeating the Colby Sluggers 10-7 and 12-3 in five innings. The Monarchs have now won three straight to move to 7-5 on the season. They are at Larks Park Friday for a six o’clock doubleheader with the Hays Eagles Senior American Legion.
Game 1: Monarchs 10, Colby 7
The Monarchs had a 10-1 lead entering the bottom of the sixth then held on as Colby rallied with three in the sixth and two in the seventh. Jordan Gottschalk had three hits and went five innings on the mound to pick up the win. Cameron Brin and Pierce Schippers also drove in two for the Monarchs.
Game 2: Monarchs 12, Colby 3 (5 innings)
The Monarchs scored eight in the first then added four in the fifth. Cameron Brin goes 4 1/3 innings, striking out three and picks up the victory.