TOPEKA – The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion baseball team had two big innings on Saturday which carried them to two wins. The Eagles beat Rossville 12-3 then knocked off Pittsburg 10-2 and have now won seven of their last eight to move to 11-3 on the season.
Trey Riggs grand slam highlighted the Eagles nine run fourth inning which broke a 1-1 tie in their first game against Rossville. Dominic Bainter had a two-run triple to round out the inning. Brady Kreutzer allowed one earned run on four hits with nine strikeouts and four walks over five innings for the win.
They scored eight in the bottom of the sixth to break a 2-2 tie against Pittsburg. Willie Sennett drove in what proved to be the game-winning run with a bases loaded walk. Cody Petersen, Trey Riggs, Brock Lummus and Tate Garcia also drew bases loaded walks. Jamison Martin was hit by a pitch with the bases full. Dominic Bainter was the only Eagle to drive in a run with a hit in the inning.
Colby Dreiling picked up the six inning complete game victory. He allowed two unearned runs on six hits with one strikeout and one walk.