HAYS, Kan. – The Hays High baseball team rallied with four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning Monday night to beat Washburn Rural 5-4 to complete a doubleheader sweep of the Junior Blues at the Hays High Field. The Indians won the first game 8-1.
The Indians (6-0) trailed 4-1 in the second game until Cody Petersen’s two-run homer pulled them within a run. They tied the game on a Trey Riggs single which scored Dominic Bainter. Hays took the lead for good on Dylan Dreiling’s grounder to second which scored Palmer Hutchison.
Dominic Bainter pitched an inning of relief for the win. Dreiling pitched two scoreless innings of relief for the save.
Trey Riggs threw a complete game four hitter in the first game. He struck out four with one walk. Palmer Hutchison had three hits including a home run and a double and drove in two. Dylan Dreiling also homered and hit a double. Hutchison and Riggs both drove in two runs.
Hays High begins Western Athletic Conference play Friday in Garden City.