Junction City scored on a one-out single in the bottom of the ninth to break a 3-3 tie and end a four-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Hays Larks Wednesday night at Rathert Stadium in Junction City. The loss snaps the Larks three-game win streak and is their first non-league loss of the season. Hays is now 26-10. They host the Brigade Thursday night at Larks Park at 7pm. Admission is free and you can hear the game on KAYS (1400-AM).
Brent Gillespie hit a two-run homer in the top of the eighth to tie the game at 3-3. Mackenzie Handel homered in the fifth which tied the game 1-1.
Larks outfielder Clayton Garland takes the loss in his first pitching appearance of the season. He was the last of six Larks pitchers used in the game.
Jayhawk League scores from Wednesday…
Liberal 10, Dodge City 5
El Dorado 8, Newton 7
Derby 5, Wichita Aviators 4
Wellington 6, Kansas Cannons 5