Senior Eagles take third in Topeka

Hays Daily News

The Hays Eagles Senior American Legion baseball team took third place in their season-opening tournament this weekend in Topeka. 

After dropping their last game of pool play against Iola, 8-3, the Eagles regrouped to take a 4-2 win over the Topeka Senators in the third-place game. 

Garrett Wellbrock tossed a complete game, giving up one earned run while scattering eight hits with five strikeouts and no walks in the third place. 

Carson Spray had two hits for the Eagles (3-1).  Remington Cox drove in two runs and Wellbrock and Brady Kreutzer each had a double. 

The Hays Junior Eagles 17U team took second place in the Jim Allen Memorial Wood Bat Tournament in Ottawa, and the 15U Eagles earned two lop-sided wins (23-2 and 13-5) against Buhler on Friday.

All three Eagles teams will play in a tournament in Oak Grove, Mo., this weekend.