Jays split doubleheader with Kaws

Senior Tristan Wittwer fires this pitch across the plate during the Sabetha versus Perry-Lecompton game on Monday, April 18.

The Sabetha Bluejay baseball team hosted the Perry-Lecompton Kaws at Somerset Park on Monday, April 18, for a pair of games. On a very windy afternoon and evening, the Jays and the Kaws each picked up a win with the Kaws capturing the first game, 10-3, and the Jays winning the nightcap, 16-6.

Junior Josh Herrmann spots the ball after this pop-up foul during the Sabetha versus Perry-Lecompton game on Monday, April 18.

Game one

In the opening game, the Jays were held to just two hits while the Kaws roughed up the Jay pitchers for 14 hits and 10 runs. Senior Tristan Wittwer started the game for the Jays and gave up four runs on eight hits with four walks and six strikeouts in five innings of work. 

Junior Jonathan Renyer came on in relief for the sixth inning and surrendered three runs on two hits with a pair of walks and one strikeout. Junior Nathan Voos pitched the final frame for the Jays and allowed three runs on four hits with two walks.

The Jays were held to a pair of hits in the contest and three runs.

Perry-Lecompton won the first game, 10-3.

 

 

Game two

Junior Matthew Garber throws the ball to first for a double play during the Sabetha versus Perry-Lecompton game on Monday, April 18.
Sophomore Marcus Bauman catches this fly ball during the Sabetha versus Perry-Lecompton game on Monday, April 18.

The second game was a different story as the Jays bounced back at the plate with 15 hits and 16 runs, and were aided by seven errors committed by the visitors from Perry.

Sophomore Marcus Bauman led the hitting barrage by going four for five at the plate with three RBIs. Sophomore Christian McAfee contributed as well with a three for four day at the plate with an RBI. Juniors Matt Garber and Renyer each had a pair of hits as well to round out a well-balanced attack that ended the game after six innings.

Sophomore Aiden Lang was on the mound for the Jays and pitched four innings, allowing two runs on four hits with three walks and one strikeout in earning the win.

Junior Matthew Garber prepares to field the ball as this Perry-Lecompton base runner dives into second on Monday, April 18.
After fielding the ball, junior Jonathan Renyer throws the ball into home during the Sabetha versus Perry-Lecompton game on Monday, April 18.

 

 

 

 

4.18.2022 Perry Lecompton Game 1

#

Player Name

AB

R

H

RBI

BB

SO

Matthew Garber

3

0

0

0

1

3

Marcus Bauman

2

0

0

0

1

2

Josh Herrmann

3

0

0

1

0

0

Tristan Wittwer

3

0

0

1

0

2

Christian McAfee

3

0

0

0

0

2

Nohl Niehues

3

0

0

0

0

3

Jonathan Reyner

2

0

1

0

1

0

Nathan Voos

3

1

1

0

0

1

Mitchell Kramer

1

2

0

0

2

1

Sabetha

0-0-2-0-1-0-0 | 3-2-1

Perry-Lecompton

0-0-2-1-1-3-3 | 10-14-1

Game 1 Pitching

Name

IP

#P

S%

H

R

ER

SO

BB

HR

Nathan Voos

1.0

29

51.7

4

3

3

0

2

Tristan Wittwer

5.0

106

53.8

8

4

4

6

4

Jonathan Renyer

1.0

28

53.6

2

3

2

1

2

4.18.2022 Perry Lecompton Game 2

#

Player Name

AB

R

H

RBI

BB

SO

Matthew Garber

5

2

2

1

0

0

Marcus Bauman

5

3

4

3

0

0

Josh Herrmann

4

2

0

0

0

0

Tristan Wittwer

4

1

2

0

0

0

Christian McAfee

4

2

3

1

0

0

Nohl Niehues

2

2

1

1

2

0

Jonathan Reyner

3

0

2

0

1

1

Aiden Lang

4

2

1

2

0

1

Harper Schmelzle

4

0

0

0

0

1

Sabetha

0-0-0-2-2-2 | 6-5-7

Rossville

0-0-3-0-9-4 | 16-15-1

Game 2 Pitching

Name

IP

#P

S%

H

R

ER

SO

BB

HR

Aiden Lang

4.0

61

57.4

4

2

2

1

3

Jacob Grimm

0.1

4

75

0

0

0

0

0

Chase Frey

1.2

51

52.9

1

4

4

3

5

Tim Kellenberger62 Posts

Tim Kellenberger serves as Owner, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief for The Sabetha Herald since 2004. He specializes in sports reporting and column writing, as well as sports photography. Tim is a Grace University graduate with a dual degree in agricultural economics and human resource management. He lives in rural Sabetha with his wife and has four grown children and two grandchildren.

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