DODGE CITY — The Hays Monarchs Sr. Legion baseball team dropped a 4-3 decision to Dodge City to close out tournament action Sunday morning.
The Monarchs surrendered two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to take the loss. Starter Trenton Mayo took the loss for Hays, going 6.1 innings, and giving up three runs (one earned) on five hits, but did record 13 strikeouts to just one walk.
The Monarchs recorded 12 hits, but did record four errors. Creighton Renz, Luke Ruder, Eston Brown, Zane Staab and Mayo each recorded two hits, while Ruder and Renz each had a double.
The Monarchs return to action with a 6 p.m. doubleheader Friday at Larned.