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Bullpup Baseball & Softball Split in Home Quad

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McPHERSON, Kan. – Both Bullpup baseball and softball teams had their first home quad Tuesday, April 16, with both teams winning their first games but falling in their second games.


BASEBALL

Game 1 vs. Rose Hill: W 5-4

The Bullpups gave up a 4-1 lead in the 6th and 7th innings, but freshman Carter Bengtson led off the bottom of the 7th with a triple, putting the winning run on base. One pitch later, Cade Strathman drove home the run on a pop-up hit in shallow left-center field.

  • W: C. Huggard – 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 ER
  • L: C. Nace – 3.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 K

 

Game 2 vs. Great Bend: L 3-1

The Bullpups struggled to cross the plate, leaving 14 on base and going against tough Panther pitchers, dropping their 4th game of the season. Great Bend scored all three go-ahead runs in the bottom of the 6th inning.

  • W: O. Kaiser – 2.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 5 K
  • L: C. Huggard – 1.1 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 1 K

SOFTBALL

Game 1 vs. Louisburg: W 21-5 (3 inn.)

The Bullpup softball team started off on a high note with 21 base hits, including three doubles and four home runs (2 by H. Hagemann).

  • W: A. Herrera – 3.0 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
  • L: I. Moreland – 2.0 IP, 18 H, 18 ER, 3 BB, 0 K

 

Game 2 vs. Derby: L 12-3

In game two, the stat sheet showed the opposite, as Derby put up 16 hits and allowing just four Bullpup hits.

  • W: A. Canfield – 7.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 6 k
  • L: A. Chapman – 4.0 IP, 12 H, 10 ER, 1 BB, 4 K

 

Both teams will have another home quad on Friday, April 19.

Baseball will start at 4 p.m. against Iola, then will play either El Dorado or Rock Creek. Both games can be heard on 98.9/1540 KMCP.

Softball begins at 4 p.m. as well against Wamego, then will play either Wellington or Southeast of Saline.