TMP-Marian baseball sweeps Scott City
Hays, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–It was a rough start to the season for the Scott City baseball team Tuesday, as they faced a seasoned TMP-Marian ballclub at TMP Field. The Beavers, mostly underclassmen, had a rough time facing a veteran Monarch team, and fell 10-0 and 12-2, with both games ending in the fifth inning.
Game one saw Scott City unable to collect a hit in the game in their 10-0 loss. Thomas Moore Prep scored six of their 10 runs in the third and fourth innings, and added two to finish the game off in the fifth inning. Sloan Baker gave up five runs, three earned, on four hits and struck out three in three innings of work. Justin Faurot pitched one-plus, allowing five runs, four earned, on five hits.
Game two was close early on, but the Monarchs pulled away in the final two innings for the 12-2 win. Scott City pulled to within 3-2 in the top of the third inning off hits from Sloan Baker and Kyle Cure. Baker drove in Justin Faurot and Cure hit in Baker. TMP pulled away, scoring five runs in the fourth and three in the fifth to complete the sweep. Hunter Braun went 3 1/3 innings, allowing eight runs, six earned on six hits, with a strikeout. Gusavo Gonzalez went an inning, allowing four runs, two earned on three hits.
Scott City is 0-2 on the year, and will travel to Goodland for a GWAC doubleheader on Thursday, before hosting Lakin on Tuesday.