The Hays High baseball team ran their winning streak to four with a doubleheader sweep of Garden City yesterday. The Indians take game one 15-7 then win the night cap 10-7 to move to 8-2 overall and 3-1 in the Western Athletic Conference.
Game 1: Hays 15, Garden City 7
Hays jumping on the Buffs early, leading 12-0 after four innings. Garden City scored six in the fifth and one in the sixth to make things interesting but the Indians tack on three insurance runs in the seventh.
Chance Pitcock and Hayden Hutchison both had three hits. Hutchison drove in three and Layne Downing homered twice including a three-run shot in the second and finished with four RBIs.
Marcus Altman didn’t allow a run on three hits over the first four innings and picks up the win.
Game 2: Hays 10, Garden City 7
The Indians trailed 4-1 through four innings then scored nine in the fifth to take a 10-4 lead. Garden City would score three in the bottom of the inning but Hayden Hutchison would shut the door the rest of the way and pick up the save.
Cole Schumacher gets the win, allowing all seven runs, but just one earned on five hits over 4 1/3 innings.
Marcus Altman drove in three.