KINSLEY, Kan. – One week after sweeping Kinsley in a doubleheader at home, the Hays Monarchs 17U baseball team did the same thing on the road. Monday the Monarchs swept Kinsley 9-5 and 8-0.
TMP scored seven of their nine runs in the first game in the first two innings. They took advantage of three Kinsley errors to score four runs in the first inning.
Jace Wentling gave up three unearned runs without allowing a hit in the first inning but picked up the win. He also drove in two runs.
Mark Rack and Nick Helget combined to throw a no-hitter in the second game. Rack pitched the first four innings and struck out nine while walking only one. Helget fanned two in one inning of work.
TMP scored six runs in the second inning to improve to 5-7 on the season.