14U PUPS GO 2-1 OVER WEEKEND, FRENCH GOES 6-FOR-7 AT PLATE!

By William

MCPHERSON – In games played in Wichita and Goddard over the weekend, the McPherson Bullpups 14U baseball team opened their 2020 season by going 2-1 in three games.

On Saturday, the 14U Pups opened their season by hammering the Wichita Aviators 11-0 as Logan Meier and Ryker Dossett combined to throw a no-hitter. Meier also struck out seven.

The Pups scored five runs in each of the first two innings to put the game away early.

Kale French led the team in hitting by going 2-for-2 in the game while also getting credit for two runs batted in. Owen Fetsch and Gunner Schumacher each scored a stolen base while also scoring twice as did Logan Meier who also knocked across three runs thanks to pounding out a double.

In their second game on Saturday, the 14U Pups used a five run fourth inning to score their second win of the season with an 8-3 victory over the Magdalen Marauders.

Kale French had his second straight solid game at the plate by going 2-for-2 while scoring twice and getting a stolen base. Ryker Dossett also went 2-for-2, with Logan Meier hitting for a triple and Carter Thul added a double while also going 2-for-2.

Gunnar Schumacher was on the mound and went all five innings while striking out seven and giving up just three runs on two hits.

The 14U Bullpups closed out their season opening weekend by stumbling and losing by two, 7-5 to the Wichita Force in a game played in Goddard.

The 14U Pups fell behind 7-2 after giving up five runs to the Force in the bottom of the fourth and then were only able to get three runs back in the top of the fifth in taking the loss.

Kale French closed out his outstanding weekend with the bat by going 2-for-3, giving him six hits in seven at-bats overall. Logan Meier added another triple to his weekend after hitting a double and another triple in the first two games. Gunner Schumacher had the team’s lone stolen base.

Defense did not help the 14U Pup pitching as they committed five errors in the game on Sunday while Owen Fetsch went the first three innings and gave up two runs, neither which were earned, on three hits while striking out four. Alex Wheat and Kale French closed out the game in relief and combined to give up five runs on three hits while striking out just one.

GAME 1 – vs. WICHITA AVIATORS, SATURDAY, MAY 30:

TEAM              1          2          3          4          5          6          7          R          H         E

Aviators          0          0          0          0          X          X          X          0          0          2

PUPS 14U        5          5          1          X          X          X          X          11        5          0

BULLPUPS 14U HITTING {AB-R-H-RBI-BB}: Owen Fetsch 2-2-1-2-1; Gavin Wasmuth 2-0-0-0-0; Cale Dahlstrom 0-0-0-0-1; Gunner Schumacher 0-2-0-0-1; Logan Meier 1-2-1-3-1; Alex Wheat 1-1-0-1-1; Ryker Dossett 1-0-0-0-0; Eli Clarke 1-1-1-2-1; Joey Miller 2-0-0-0-0; Kale French 2-1-2-2-0; Kaden Harold 0-1-0-0-1; Carter Thul 0-1-0-0-0. TEAM HITTING 12-11-5-10-7.

Doubles: Logan Meier; Stolen Bases: Owen Fetsch, Gunner Schumacher.

BULLPUPS 14U PITCHING {IP-Pitches-Strikes-H-R-ER-SO-BB}: Logan Meier 3.0-60-32-0-0-0-7-3; Ryker Dossett 1.0-13-7-0-0-0-1-3. TEAM PITCHING: 4.0-73-39-0-0-0-8-4.

GAME 2: vs. MAGDALEN MARAUDERS, SATURDAY, MAY 30:

TEAM              1          2          3          4          5          6          7          R          H         E

PUPS 14U        0          0          1          5          2          X          X          8          8          2

Marauders      0          0          0          3          0          X          X          3          2          1

BULLPUPS 14U HITTING {AB-R-H-RBI-BB}: Owen Fetsch 3-0-0-0-0; Gavin Wasmuth 2-1-0-0-1; Gunner Schumacher 3-1-1-0-0; Logan Meier 2-1-1-1-1; Alex Wheat 1-1-0-1-2; Eli Clarke 3-1-0-1-1; Kale French 2-2-2-1-0; Ryker Dossett 2-0-2-2-0; Carter Thul 2-0-2-1-0; Cale Dahlstrom 1-1-0-0-1. TEAM HITTING: 21-8-8-7-5.

Doubles: Carter Thul; Triples: Logan Meier; Stolen Bases: Kale French.

BULLPUPS 14U PITCHING {IP-P-S-H-R-ER-SO-BB}: Gunner Schumacher 5.0-93-53-2-3-3-7-5; Eli Clarke 0.0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0. TEAM PITCHING: 5.0-93-53-2-3-3-7-5.

GAME 3: vs. WICHITA FORCE, SUNDAY, MAY 31:

TEAM              1          2          3          4          5          6          7          R          H         E

PUPS 14U        0          0          0          2          3          X          X          5          6          5

Force               0          2          0          5          X          X          X          7          5          4

BULLPUPS 14U HITTING {AB-R-H-RBI-BB}: Owen Fetsch 3-0-0-0-0; Gavin Wasmuth 3-1-0-0-0; Gunner Schumacher 2-1-1-0-0; Logan Meier 2-1-1-2-1; Alex Wheat 2-0-1-0-0; Ryker Dossett 1-1-0-1-0; Eli Clarke 3-1-0-0-0; Kale French 3-0-2-0-0; Joey Miller 3-0-1-1-0; Kaden Harold 1-0-0-0-1; Cale Dahlstrom 2-0-0-0-0. TEAM HITTING: 25-5-6-4-2.

Triples: Logan Meier; Stolen Bases: Gunner Schumacher.

BULLPUPS 14U PITCHING {IP-P-S-H-R-ER-SO-BB}: Owen Fetsch 3.0-64-36-2-2-0-4-0; Alex Wheat 0.1-8-7-2-4-2-0-0; Kale French 0.1-12-6-1-1-1-1-1. TEAM PITCHING: 3.2-84-49-5-7-2-5-1.

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