The Hays Sr. Eagles split a pair of games in McPherson on Friday, beating Pratt 8-0 before falling 4-3 to Liberal.

Cody Petersen threw a five-inning shutout in the run-rule win against Pratt. He allowed three hits and two walks while striking out five.

The Eagles took advantage of six Pratt errors. Palmer Hutchison, Brock Lummus and Dominic Bainter each had a double.

Hays spotted Liberal four runs in the top of the first. The Eagles scored two runs off back-to-back doubles by Trey Riggs and Petersen in the sixth.

The Eagles got another run off a wild pitch in the seventh but stranded runners at second and third.