Taylor Peterson hit two home runs, a solo homerun in the first that gave Hays a 2-1 lead and a grand slam in the fifth giving the Larks a 6-3 lead but it wouldn’t be enough. Wellington would answer back with two runs and the eighth and two more in the ninth tying the game at 7.
In the top of the 11th Wellington’s Trevor Long hit a homer giving the Heat the 8-7 lead and they would hold on for the win.
Taylor Peterson finished 3-for-5 with two homeruns and five RBI for the Larks.
The Larks are now 13-6 in the Jayhawk League and 19-6 overall. The Larks host Dodge City Tuesday night at 7 o’clock at Larks Park.