The Hays Monarchs had a 6-2 lead after three innings Friday night in their game with the Hays Eagles Senior American Legion at Larks Park, but the Eagles came roaring back with three in the fourth and two in then two in the fifth to take the lead. They would add another run in the sixth for the 9-6 victory. The Eagles improve to 13-11 while the Monarchs have their three-game win streak snapped and fall to 7-6.
Clayton Basgall homered and tripled and drove in three to lead the Eagles. Hayden Hutchison had four hits including a home run and a double and drove in one.
Cameron Klaus pitched 2 2/3 inings of relief and picks up the win for the Eagles. Layne Downing pitched the final four innings of relief and picks up the save.
Shane Zimmerman pitched seven innings for the Monarchs, striking out nine but takes the loss.