GOODLAND, KS — The Goodland High School baseball struggled to score runs for the second consecutive series and dropped both games of their double header with Scott City on Tuesday afternoon. The Beavers won game one 11-0 in five innings and completed the sweep with a 6-1 victory in game two.
Goodland, who was held hitless in their last series against Colby last Tuesday, could not get their bats going again as they were held to just a single hit in game one. The lone hit coming from catcher Andy Wood. Goodland starting pitcher Henry Cole allowed seven runs over four frames of work to take the loss. Goodland pitching struggled with command walking nine Scott batters. The Beavers only had 5 hits in the 11-0 win.
In game two GHS played better but was still unable to get a win. The game was scoreless going into the third and then Scott City bust out with a run and would go on to score five more on their way to a 6-1 win. Goodland bats were once again held in check only getting three hits in the game while getting struck-out 10 times by Beaver starter Kevin Herman. Ryan Volk took the loss on the mound for the Cowboys allowing three runs over five innings. Volk also had the lone RBI on the day for Goodland with a double in the bottom of the seventh which drove in Trevor Daise for the lone score of the afternoon the GHS.
Cowboys have now lost six in a row to drop there record to 3-9 overall & 1-7 in the GWAC. With the wins Scott City improved to 9-7 overall, 5-3 in GWAC play. Beaver have won six in a row. Goodland plays at Wray this coming Thursday. Scott will also play Thursday in Syracuse.
PHOTO CREDIT: Leon Volk