Red Devils Baseball Splits With Neosho

Red Devils Baseball Splits With Neosho

Chanute, KS- The Red Devils split the last of their two games with Neosho County at Hudson Field on Saturday.  Game 1 was a back and forth affair that last 11 innings, with the Red Devils finally breaking through with the lead in the top of the 11th.  The Red Devils lost Game 2 8-0.

Starting on the mound was Jacob Potter (Victoria, BC).  Potter went 4 innings giving up 3 runs on 3 hits striking out 4.  Jonathan Walker (Topeka, KS) went 2 innings giving up 2 runs on 2 hits.  Conner Darnell (Chouteau, OK) came in and 2 innings giving up 2 runs and scatter 3 hits.  Getting the win for the Red Devils as Trace Embray (Knoxville, IA).  Embray threw 3 scoreless innings, striking out 3 and giving up 2 hits. 

Justus Burke (Bettendorf, IA) finished the game going 3 for 6 with a triple and 3 RBI's.  Also having a multi hit game was Sky-Lar Culver (Mountain Home, AR) who had 3 hits with a double.  Aaron Mason (Omaha, NE) and Matt Phipps (Dublin, OH) both had 2 hit days.  Nathan Best (Olathe, KS) had 2 hits, one of which scored the go ahead runs in the top of the 11th. 

In Game 2 the ball was handed to Taylor Gulick (Baker City, OR).  Gulick went 1 inning giving up 4 runs none of which were earned.  The Red Devils went to several other pitchers Austin Cross (Hillsboro, KS) , Hector Abreu (Yabucoa, PR), Jake Pease (Fort Wayne, IN), Coleton Crisp (Whitewater, KS) and Nate Berry (Colony, KS) threw the rest of the combined 6 innings. 

The offense was lead by Kenny Allred (Papillion, NE) who finished going 2 for 3.  The Red Devils managed 8 hits none for extra bases in Game 2.

The Red Devils are off till they face Fort Scott for a KJCCC show down on the Thursday and Saturday.  Thursday will be at Fort Scott and Saturday will be in Iola.  Both days the first pitch will be at 1 pm.