MCPHERSON – The Larks scored in all but two innings and Ryan Ruder tossed seven shutout innings as Hays picks up an 11-1 run-rule victory Sunday over the McPherson Pipeliners.
Seven of the nine Larks hitters had at least one RBI and George Southerland, Max McGuire and Alex Strachen each drove in two. Mikey Gangwich hit his fourth homerun of the summer.
Ruder scattered six hits in seven shutout innings while striking out four and walking just one for his fifth win.
After sweeping the Pipeliners in the two-game series in McPherson the Larks are 23-7.
They have Monday off before beginning a two-game series with Dodge City on Tuesday.