The Ellis baseball team scored 40 runs Friday, sweeping Leoti 25-10 and 15-0 to move to 4-2 on the season. After falling behind 4-0 in the top of the first inning in game one, the Railers put 17 runs on the board in the bottom of the inning and never trailed again. They score score the 25 runs on just 10 hits, taking advantage of five Leoti errors. Scott Pfeifer had three hits including a double and a triple and drove in seven.
Ellis scored four in the first, seven in the second and then four more in the third in the second game which ended after three innings due to run rule. Easton Smith and Clayton Feik both had two of Ellis’ nine hits with Feik driving in four runs. Dalton Hensley tripled for the Railers only extra base hit. Smith also pitched three innings, allowing just one hit while striking out four and walking one to pick up the win.
The Railers host TMP-Marian Tuesday.