EMPORIA – The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion scored early and often and got a strong pitching performance from Willie Sennett and blanked Wellington 12-0 in a game called after four innings by run-rule Friday on the opening day of the Sam Ellis Classic.
Cody Petersen drove in runs with a first inning triple and third inning double. He was the only Eagle with two hits. Willie Sennett and Jamison Martin also had two RBIs.
Sennett allowed only one hit over the four innings with four strikeouts and two walks and picked up the win.
The Eagles (5-2) continue play Saturday against the Topeka Senators and Newton.