WAVERLY – The Wahoo State Bank Reds Senior Legion Baseball team finished with a record of 2-2 while competing in their league tournament last week.
The Reds played Blair in Bennington on June 25 and were defeated by a score of 7-4 in nine innings.
The game was tied at four after seven innings and the Bears were able to plate three runs in the ninth inning while taking advantage of Red miscues in the field.
Wahoo State Bank committed five errors.
Reds starter Trey Ahrens pitched extremely well, but suffered a no-decision despite pitching eight solid innings.
Ahrens allowed four hits and eight hits in eight innings and struck out two and walked just one.
Ahrens added two hits offensively and outfielder Colby Bliss drove in two of the four runs for WSB.
The Reds bounced back with a pair of victories on June 26 over Seward and Mount Michael in games played at Lawson Park in Waverly.
The Reds broke a 5-5 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning by scoring three runs to pull out the 8-5 win.
Wahoo State Bank led 5-0 after three innings, but the Bluejays answered with two runs in the fourth and then added three more in the sixth to even the ledger before the Reds six inning rally.
Ahrens finished with two base hits and Karson Hesser drove in two of the eight runs. Tyler Blair, Collin Morrissey and Ahrens also drove in runs.
Jarrett Kmiecik earned the win on the mound for the Reds pitching six-and-two thirds innings of solid baseball. He allowed five runs on eight hits and struck out seven while walking just three.
The Reds needed just five innings to get past Elkhorn Mount Michael by a score of 11-1.
The Reds scored 11 runs on just six base hits, but were able to take advantage of eight free passes issued by the Knight pitching staff.
Bliss finished with two hits and scored two runs. Teammate Nick Oden added two hits and drove in two runs while Hesser helped himself while driving in a pair with a third inning single.
Hesser earned the win on the mound after scattering four hits and run over five innings while striking out two and walking just one.
The Reds week of action ended with a 7-4 loss to Bennington in Waverly on June 27.
The Badgers scored three first inning runs and led 3-2 going into the top of the seventh inning when they were able to tack on four more.
A Wahoo rally in the bottom of the seventh, netted two runs, but still ended up three runs short.
Three errors hurt the Reds.
Oden pitched seven innings, allowed seven runs (three earned) and nine hits. He struck out two and walked one.
Kmiecik reached base three times and Hesser also finished with two base hits for the Reds.
The Reds struck out 13 times against Badger pitching.
The three-run loss dropped the Reds record to 15-10 on the season.