COLBY – The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion baseball team ran their winning streak to six games Wednesday night with a doubleheader sweep in Colby. The Eagles led 8-1 after three innings then scored five in the sixth to take the opener 14-3 in six innings. They scored 10 in the fourth to break open a one-run game and won the second game 19-4 in five innings.
Brady Kreutzer had four of the Eagles 18 hits in game one hits and Palmer Hutchison drove in four in the first contest. Kreutzer had one of Hays’ five triples in the game along with Hutchison, Justice Dotts and Dominic Bainter.
Colby Dreiling allowed three runs on eight hits with three strikeouts and two walks for the complete game win.
Josh Haines doubled twice and drove in six in the second game.
Brady Kreutzer struck out eight with seven walks to win game two. He allowed only one earned run on two hits.
The Eagles have won 14 of their last 15 and improve to 28-6. They’re off until next Wednesday when they host Beloit at Larks Park.