FINISH 1-2 in 3 GAMES!

By William

MCPHERSON – It was a bit of a rough weekend for the 14U Bullpups baseball team as they won just one of three games.

Defense was the trouble spot for the Bullpups as they accounted for nine errors in the three games, including four errors in their losses to the Ellsworth Bearcats and the Hays Orioles while they only committed one error in the victory over the Hays Expos.

The 14U Bullpups are now an even 3-3 for the young summer season.

Here is a game summary as well as individual and team stats for all three games:

GAME 1 – vs. Ellsworth Bearcats, Saturday, June 6:

The 14U Bullpups opened up the weekend with a 6-3 loss to the Ellsworth Bearcats on Saturday, much due to the team committing four errors.

The Bearcats jumped out early with two runs in the first and another four in the second on their way to the win.

Kale French, Joey Miller, and Alex Wheat were the only Pups to score a hit a in game while Gavin Wasmuth and Joey Miller accounted for knocking in the only two earned runs. Logan Meier stole a pair of bases while French swiped one.

Ryker Dossett pitched three innings for the Pups and gave up five hits, six runs of which just one was earned, while walking five and striking out five. Kale French took the mound for the final inning gave up no hits, no runs and struck out one.

1          2          3          4          5          6          7          R          H         E

Bearcats          2          4          0          0          X          X          X          6          5          2

14U PUPS        0          1          2          0          X          X          X          3          3          4

14U BULLPUP HITTING {AB-H-R-RBI-BB}:  Kale French 2-1-1-0-0; Gavin Wasmuth 2-0-0-1-0; Joey Miller 2-0-1-1-0; Logan Meier 2-1-0-0-0; Alex Wheat 1-0-1-0-1; Eli Clarke 1-0-0-0-0; Ryker Dossett 2-0-0-0-0; Carter Thul 2-1-0-0-0; Cale Dahlstrom 2-0-0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 16-3-3-2-1.

Stolen Bases: Logan Meier 2, Kale French 1.

14U BULLPUP PITCHING {IP-P-ST-H-R-ER-SO-BB}: Ryker Dossett 3.0-86-47-5-6-1-5-5; Kale French 1.0-12-7-0-0-0-1-0. TEAM TOTALS: 4.0-98-54-5-6-1-6-5.

GAME 2 – vs. Hays Expos, Saturday, June 6:

The 14U Bullpups held off a late push by the Hays Expos in their second game on Saturday to score a one-run, 7-6 victory.

The Pups scored twice in each of the first two innings before pushing across three runs in the third to hold a 7-2 advantage before the Expos hammered across four runs in the third before the Pups put a stop to their bats to get the win.

Kale French, Joey Miller, Alex Wheat, Carter Thul and Cale Dahlstrom each scored one of the Pups five hits in the game while French, Miller, Wheat, Thul and Gavin Wasmuth each got credit for a run batted in.

Logan Meier went two innings on the mound for the 14U Bullpups, giving up three hits and four runs while Kale French came in to close out the game and gave up three hits and two runs.

1          2          3          4          5          6          7          R          H         E

14U PUPS        2          2          3          X          X          X          X          7          5          1

Hays Expos      0          2          4          X          X          X          X          6          6          0

14U BULLPUP HITTING {AB-H-R-RBI-BB}: Kale French 3-0-1-1-0; Gavin Wasmuth 1-2-0-1-2; Joey Miller 3-0-1-1-0; Logan Meier 0-1-0-0-1; Alex Wheat 2-0-1-1-0; Eli Clarke 0-1-0-0-1; Ryker Dossett 2-0-0-0-0; Carter Thul 1-2-1-1-1; Cale Dahlstrom 2-1-1-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 14-7-5-5-5.

Stolen Bases: Alex Wheat 1.

14U BULLPUP PITCHING {IP-P-ST-H-R-ER-SO-BB}: Logan Meier 2.0-59-28-3-4-4-1-4; Kale French 1.0-24-15-3-2-2-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 3.0-83-43-6-6-6-1-4.

GAME 3 – vs. Hays Orioles, Sunday, June 7:

The 14U Pups closed out the weekend losing a one-run, 7-6 game on Sunday with the Hays Orioles .

The Orioles jumped out early on the Pups by scoring two runs in the first inning before adding five more in the second. Despite three runs in the second and another two in the third, the 14U Pups just could not overcome the Orioles and took the loss to finish the weekend 1-2.

The five hits on offense by the Bullpups was spread out among Owen Fetsch, Gunner Schumacher, Logan Meier, Alex Wheat and Ryker Dossett. Meier accounted for two runs batted in while Alex Wheat pounded out a double.

On the mound the 14U Bullpups went to Alex Wheat and Gunner Schumacher who combined to give up six hits, seven runs of which only two were earned as the Bullpups coughed up four errors on defense.

1          2          3          4          5          6          7          R          H         E

14U Pups         0          3          2          1          X          X          X          6          5          4

Orioles             2          5          0          0          X          X          X          7          6          2

14U BULLPUPS HITTING {AB-R-H-RBI-BB}: Owen Fetsch 2-1-1-0-1; Gavin Wasmuth 2-1-0-0-1; Gunner Schumacher 2-0-1-0-0; Logan Meier 1-1-1-2-0; Kale French 2-0-0-0-0; Alex Wheat 2-1-1-1-0; Joey Miller 2-1-0-0-0; Eli Clarke 0-1-0-0-0; Ryker Dossett 2-0-1-1-0; Carter Thul 2-0-0-0-0. TEAM TOTALS: 17-6-5-4-2.

Doubles: Alex Wheat 1. Stolen Bases: Eli Clarke 1.

14U BULLPUPS PITCHING {IP-P-ST-H-R-ER-SO-BB}: Alex Wheat 1.1-33-20-4-7-2-0-2; Gunner Schumacher 2.0-40-24-2-0-0-1-2. TEAM TOTALS: 3.1-73-44-6-7-2-1-4.

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