Big innings lead Eagles to sweep over Salina

The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion used a couple big innings to carry them to a doubleheader sweep of the Salina Falcons Tuesday night at Larks Park. Hays scored six in the sixth to build a seven-run lead then held on to win the opener 11-8. They scored seven in the second and win the second contest 9-1 in five innings. The Eagles are now 28-8 overall and will wrap up their regular season with a doubleheader Thursday night against Great Bend at Larks Park.

The Eagles score six in the sixth to break open a one-run game in the opener. Salina rallied with four in the seventh Parker hit a two-run homer in the Eagles three-run first. Haines added a three-run triple to highlight the six-run sixth. Marcus Altman picks up the win, allowing just one earned run on eight hits over six innings.

Layne Downing allowed one run on two hits in the second contest. His two-run homer sparked a seven-run second. Kade Parker added a two-run single in the inning.