April 14, 2024

Scott City baseball ends season in Garden City

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–The Scott City baseball team saw their season come to an end on Tuesday afternoon, in an 11-7 loss to the Holcomb Longhorns at Williams Stadium in the Class 3A Regional.

Scott City started out well, leading 2-0 after the top of the first inning. Holcomb rallied for six runs in the bottom of the first inning to take a 6-2 lead. In the second, the Beavers would pull to within 6-4, and get the game tied up in the fourth inning at 6-6. The Longhorns rallied for two more in the bottom of the fourth inning to lead 8-6 and put up two more runs to take a 10-6 lead into the sixth. Both teams added a run in the sixth. Scott City had one final chance to rally, but a double play ended the game to make the final 11-7 in favor of Holcomb.

Scott City ended their season at 12-8.

Holcomb would go on to the championship game, and face the Goodland Cowboys. It would be a back and forth game, as the Longhorns took an 11-9 lead into the seventh inning. The Cowboys scored five runs to lead 14-11, which would end up being the final. 

Goodland doubled up Lakin 8-4 earlier in the day, and they will take a 10-11 record into the Class 3A State tournament next Thursday. Holcomb ended their season at 14-7.