LARNED – The TMP-Marian Monarchs 17U baseball team was held to seven hits and four runs Thursday and was swept by Larned, 6-4 and 4-0.
The Monarchs (3-7) committed four errors in the first game which was tied 3-3 heading to the bottom of the fifth inning when Larned scored twice then added another run in the sixth. Carter Newell gave up three unearned runs over the final 2 2/3 innings and takes the loss.
The Monarchs fell behind 4-0 after one in the second game and were held to four singles, two of them from Kade Harris.
The Monarchs travel to Kinsley for a doubleheader Monday.