LIBERAL, Kan. – The Hays Larks took advantage of an error and the weather to beat Liberal 2-1 Tuesday night at Brent Gould Field. The Larks scored two in the second inning thanks to a Bee Jay error. Easton Kirk scored from second on the error by the Bee Jays second baseman then with two outs Wyatt Divis singled home Matt Munoz.
The Larks scored four in the sixth and led 6-1 when heavy rain halted play. The Bee Jays had two on with one out when the the game was called.
Michael Wong, who worked out of a bases loaded jam without giving up a run in the fourth, picked up the win. Wong allowed the one run on five hits with four strikeouts and a walk through five innings.
The Larks are now 8-2 and 5-1 in the Jayhawk League. Game two of the three game series is Wednesday night.