HAYS – Jimmy DeLeon’s two-out, two-run single capped a three-run second inning which gave the Hays Larks the lead for good as they defeat the Valley Center Mud Daubers 5-1 Monday night at Larks Park.
Jerrod Belbin tied the game with a single in the second which scored Alex Strachen. DeLeon followed shortly after with the first of his three hits in the game. He also scored a run in the seventh on a Drake Angeron sacrifice fly.
George Southerland homered to lead off the third.
Wyatt Divis (4-0) pitched five solid innings for the win. The senior to-be at UT-Arlington allowed two hits while striking out seven and walking only one.
Rustin Hays, Nash Neff and Mason Myhre closed out the final four innings as the Larks win their third straight and improve to 10-1 at home.
The Larks are unbeaten in 11 tries against the KCLB South Central Division and improve to 17-4 on the year. They go for the four-game sweep of the Mud Daubers Tuesday night. Admission is free courtesy of Commerce Bank and the Taco Shop.