WICHITA — In Monday’s late game of the National Baseball Congress World Series, the Colorado Cyclones held off the San Diego Waves 9-7 at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.
San Diego scored in the top of the first on an RBI double by Marc Sauceda. The Cyclones replied with a Pete Shearer grand slam.
The Waves scored four runs in the top of the second inning. Kiel Palm hit a two-run single and Bryan Rosario hit a two-run double.
The Waves added two more runs in the top of the fourth. Palm and Rosario each hit a two-run single.
In the bottom of the fourth, Jake Pearson hit a two-run single for the Cyclones. Caleb Squire added an RBI single. Trent Bollman broke the tie with an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth. Evan Richards added an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh.
J.T. Mossberg threw five innings of scoreless relief to get the win, allowing four hits, a walk and three strikeouts. Zack Haupt took the loss for the Waves.
Shearer went three for three hitting for the Cyclones. Rosario went four for five to lead the Waves.
Colorado Cyclones 9,
San Diego Waves 8
Fosgett, Coppens 4, Haupt (L) 5 and Parra; Brooks, Lewis 2, Mossberg (W) 4 and Badgett. HR — SD: Shearer.