ELLSWORTH, Kan. – The TMP-Marian baseball team pushed their winning streak to four games with a pair of wins over Ellsworth Friday. The Monarchs won game one 9-5 then took the second contest 7-1 to move to 4-2 on the season. The Monarchs return home Tuesday for a doubleheader with Ellis.
Game 1: TMP-Marian 9, Ellsowrth 5
The Monarchs scored five in the sixth to break open a tight game then added a run in the seventh to go up 9-1. The Bearcats rallied with four in the bottom of the seventh. Carson Jacobs allowd on unearned run on four hits with eight strikeouts and a walk over 4 1/3 innings for the win. Mason Robbins allowed four runs on five hits over the final 2 2/3 innings.
Eston Brown had two of the Monarchs eight hits and drove in three. Tyson Dinkel and Brady Kreutzer both drove in a pair of runs.
Jacobs and Kreutzer both hit doubles for TMP’s only extra base hits of the game.
Game 2: TMP-Marian 7, Ellwsworth 1
Colby Dreiling and Brady Kreutzer combined to allow one run on six hits. Dreiling gave up the lone run while striking out four over six innings for the win. Kreutzer struck out the side with a walk in the seventh.
Kreutzer drive in four.His single in the first scoring Tyson Dinkel and Jace Wentling. He reached on an error which scored two in the second then drove in two more with a singleto center in the fourth.
Mason Robbins drove in a run with a double in the second to put TMP up 3-0.