HUTCHINSON – On Tuesday, the Moundridge baseball team was able to get the first of two games in at Hutchinson Trinity before the weather closed down the night, and Trinity beat the Wildcats 10-3.
With the loss the Wildcats closed out the regular season at 5-14 as they now prep for their Class 2-1A state regionals beginning on Monday.
In the lone game with Trinity, Moundridge fell behind 2-0 in the first inning and despite getting runs in both the second and third innings still trailed 3-2 before tying the game at 3-3 in the top of the fifth. In the bottom of the fifth, Trinity pushed six runs across the plate and added one in the sixth to get the final 10-3 win.
Lane Durst had a pair of hits including a double plus two stolen bases to lead the Wildcat offensive effort.
London Ward went 4.2 innings on the mound and struck out six before Logan Churchill came in to finish the game.
MOUNDRIDGE WILDCAT BASEBALL at Hutchinson Trinity
Scoring: WILDCATS > 0-1-1-0-1-0-0 = 3-7-1; Hutchinson Trinity > 2-1-0-0-6-1-x = 10-4-3.
WILDCAT HITTING (ab-r-h-rbi-bb): Ty Rains > 2-0-0-0-2; Layton Wiens > 4-0-0-0-0; Layton Schmidt > 3-0-1-1-0; Joaquin Huff > 3-0-0-0-0; Lars Tegethoff > 2-0-1-0-0; Camden Dalke > 1-0-0-0-0; London Ward > 3-1-1-0-0; Logan Churchill > 0-0-0-0-; Clay Wilson > 2-0-1-0-0; Keaton Anderson > 1-0-0-0-0; Coulter Adolf > 2-1-1-0-0; Lane Durst > 2-1-2-0-1. Team Totals > 26-3-7-1-3. 2B (1) > L. Durst – 1. SB (4) > L. Durst – 2; L. Ward, C. Wilson – 1.
WILDCAT PITCHING (ip-p-h-r-er-bb-so): London Ward > 4.2-103-7-9-8-7-6; Logan Churchill > 1.1-42-4-1-1-1-0. Team Totals > 6.0-145-11-10-9-8-6.
Trinity Hitting > 26-10-11-10-8, 1-2B, 1-3B, 1-SB. Trinity Pitching > 7.0-113-7-3-3-3-12.
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