KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Caleb Adams hit a scorching home run in the first game to get the No. 15 KCKCC Blue Devils back in the driver's seat as the squad took that contest 7-6 in seven innings over Highland CC, before KCKCC made a swift move over the Scotties in Game 2 14-3 in eight frames on Wednesday.
The Blue Devils will enter the last two games of the series with a 41-7 overall record and 22-4 mark in the KJCCC.
Highland took control early in the first game getting their lead up to four runs at 5-1 after two innings. The Scotties tacked on another run in the third inning before the Blue Devils started to make a statement at chipping away at the lead. Two runs in the third and one run in the fourth put the Blue Devils within striking distance as they trailed 6-4. Then in the sixth inning Adams sent a screamer over the left field fence to tie the score. Highland lost the game in the seventh as the Blue Devils put runners on base with nobody out before a base hit ended the game in seven innings.
KCKCC would fall behind 2-1 in the second game but the fourth inning proved all too much for the Scotties. The Blue Devils put the game well out of reach as they posted 10 runs in the frame, taking an 11-2 lead. The next few innings would go scoreless as the Blue Devils added three more runs in the eighth and took control. After eight innings of play the Blue Devils led 14-3, which ultimately ended the game.
The Blue Devils and Scotties will close out the series on Saturday in Highland, Kan. at 1 p.m.