KCKCC SWEPT BY JOHNSON

KCKCC SWEPT BY JOHNSON

KCKCC SWEPT BY JOHNSON

KCKCC lost to Johnson County 7-2 and 4-3  leaving the Blue Devils 8-4 overall and 6-4 in the Jayhawk Conference entering a six-game weekend home stand with North Central on Thursday at 1 and 3, Pratt Friday at 1 and 3 p.m. and Dodge City Saturday at noon and 2 p.m.

Johnson County used its sweep to improve to 9-1 in the Jayhawk and 12-3 overall. Justice Scales gave KCKCC a 2-0 lead in the first with a two-run home run but the Blue Devils managed only two singles the rest of the way. JCCC cut the deficit to 2-1 on a home run in the fourth and then went ahead to stay on a grand slam home run in the fifth off Ford.

            The Cavaliers built a 4-0 lead in the nightcap and then held on as the Blue Devils rallied for three runs in the fifth. Scales followed a single by Vanderheiden and a walk with a two-run triple and scored on one of Holroyd's three singles. Morisette added two hits as the Blue Devils collected nine hits but left eight runners on base. Seimars gave up eight hits in absorbing the loss including fourth in a 3-run third.