Haven 12, Sedgwick 2
Sedgwick 5, Hesston 4
HAVEN — The Sedgwick Cardinals saw its season end after a 12-2 loss to Haven in the championship game of the Class 3A regionals Wednesday in Haven.
In the semifinals, Sedgwick downed Hesston 5-4 in eight innings.
In the championship game, Haven scored three runs in the first inning, one in the second and eight in the fourth.
Maguire Estill went the distance for Haven, allowing one earned run, four hits and 10 strikeouts. Avery Blank took the loss for Sedgwick, allowing eight earned runs on five hits with six walks and two strikeouts.
Emmiley Hendrixson drove in three runs for Haven. Brooke Brawner and Abby Harting drove in two runs each.
Gracie Mabry went two for three hitting for Sedgwick, driving in two runs.
Haven, 22-1, advances to state next week at the Twin Oaks Complex in Manhattan. Sedgwick ends the season 15-8.
In the semifinals, Macie McGinn hit a two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead the Sedgwick Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Hesston Swathers in the semifinals of the Class 3A regionals in Haven.
Hesston scored in the top of the first on an error and an Alaina Dunlavy double.
Sedgwick tied the game when Gracie Mabry tripled and came home on a Taylinn Lacey sacrifice fly.
In the bottom of the fourth, Bailey Zerger hit an RBI triple and scored on a Kylie Charles sacrifice fly.
Hesston tied the game in the top of the seventh on a two-run Makayla Russell single. Machenzie Koehn added an RBI single for Hesston in the top of the eighth.
Charles finished two for two hitting for Sedgwick. Blank finished two for three.
Koehn and Dunlavy each finished two for four hitting for Hesston.
Blank pitched a complete-game win for Sedgwick, allowing one earned run on 10 hits with five strikeouts. Kaela Wade took the loss for Hesston, allowing four earned runs on eight hits with a walk and seven strikeouts.
Hesston ends the season 6-14.
Wade (L) and Dunlavy; Blank (W) and Charles.
Blank (W) and Charles; Estill (L) and Kincaid.
Cheney 12, Hesston 2
CHENEY — The first season for Hesston High School baseball came to an end with a 12-2 loss to Cheney Wednesday in the Class 3A regional semifinals in Cheney.
The game was called after five innings on the 10-run rule. Cheney scored three runs each in the first three innings, adding a run in the fourth and two in the fifth.
Hesston scored both runs in the top of the second inning.
Kauy Kuhn went the distance pitching for Cheney, allowing one earned run, five hits, three walks and two strikeouts.
Brady Cox, Jared Nelson and Jackson Humphreys each pitched for Hesston with Cox taking the loss.
Hunter Adolph went three for three hitting for Cheney with three RBIs. Dawson Winter went two for four with a triple and three RBIs. Micah Glover went two for four with two RBIs. Kuhn went two for three hitting.
Cameron Cox and Cody Wohlgemuth each went two for two hitting for Hesston. Cox and Camden McDonald each drove in a run.
Cheney downed Haven 11-1 in six innings in the regional final to improve to 19-3 and advance to the state tournament next week at Tointon Family Stadium in Manhattan.
Hesston ends the season 8-13.
B.Cox (L) and n/a; Kuhn (W) and n/a.
Haven 12, Halstead 0
CHENEY — The Halstead Dragon team fell to Haven 12-0 Wednesday in the Class 3A regional semifinals in Cheney.
The game was called after five innings on the 10-run rule. Haven scored in every inning but the second, breaking the game open with an eight run first inning. The Wildcats added three runs in the third and a run in the fourth.
Jackson States and Mason Groves split the three-hit shutout. States went three innings for the win, allowing two hits, a walk and three strikeouts. Groves went two innings, allowing a hit and two strikeouts.
Halstead starter Noah Mendez took the loss without retiring a better. Carson Considine and Brian Casey each went two innings.
Five Halstead errors led to four unearned runs.
States went two for three hitting with three RBIs. James Henkle, Kaleb Dale and Wyatt Boese each drove in two runs.
Haven fell in the finals to Cheney 11-1 and ends the season 17-6. Halstead ends the season 4-17.
Mendez (L), Considine 1, Casey 3 and n/a; States (W), Groves 4 and n/a.