HAYS – The Hays Larks scored in double-figures for the sixth consecutive game and ran their winning streak to 10 games with a 13-4 victory over the Park City Rangers Friday night at Larks Park. The game was called with one-out in the seventh due to rain.
The Larks (11-1, 10-0 KCLB, 4-0 KCLB Jayhawk West) scored four runs in the bottom of the first then after the Rangers (4-8) scored four in the third to close the gap to 6-4, the Larks answered with three in the fifth and sixth and one on the seventh before the game was halted.
Jimmy DeLeon had three of the Larks 16 hits and drove in two. Matt Cavanagh, Wyatt Divis, Mikey Gangwish, Justin Lee and Brook Brannon all had two hits.
Ryan Ruder allowed all four runs on seven hits with four strikeouts and one walk over six innings for the win.
The Larks and Rangers play the third of the four-game series Saturday night at Larks Park.