Sports briefs

The Kansan


Royals 14U 3, 316 Sun Devils 14U 1

Royals 14U 3, Wichita Raiders 2

Wichita Dodgers 14U 6, Royals 14U 0

Mid-Kansas Babe Ruth League Wildcats 8, Buhler 1


G2 Heat 14U VanZandt 6, Pittsburg Purple Crush Savage 14U 3

Chaos Fastpitch 14U 9, G2 Heat 14U VanZandt 2

G2 Heat 14U VanZandt 5, Blitz-Navy 3

Team Synergy 07 6, G2 Heat 14U VanZandt 4

Hole-in-one at Pine Edge

GOESSEL — Garrett Schmidt of Newton posted a hole-in-one June 4 at the Pine Edge Golf Course in rural Goessel.

Schmidt used a pitching wedge to ace the 125-yard third hole.

Bronc Stahly of Newton was the witness.

Heat-Llamas finishes 6-0

The G2 Heat 18U-Llamas squad finished weekend play 6-0.

The Heat downed the Aftershock 12-1, the Lady Bombers 7-1, the KC Rebels 18 13-1, the KC Power 12-0, the Grand River Storm 16U 9-1 and the Rawlins Tigers 3-2.

Against the Aftershock, Chana Wolfe pitched a complete game, striking out three. Emma Brady, Cheyenne Cooper and Cassie Wedel each drove in two runs.

Against the Lady Bombers, Sydney Friedli pitched a complete game, striking out three. Alie Fuhrman drove in two runs.

Against the Rebels, Skylre Stucky struck out two in two innings for the win. Onnie Revels struck out three in an inning. Cassie Wedel drove in three runs. Emily Kvasnicka and Friedli drove in two runs each.

Against the Power, Annabelle McLaughlin pitched a complete game. Brady, Cassie Wedel and Kvasnicka each drove in two runs.

Agaist the Storm, McLaughlin struck out three in four innings for the win. Friedli finished the game, striking out one. Wolfe drove in three runs. Cassie Wedel and Revels each drove in two runs.

Against the Tigers, Kvasnicka hit an RBI double in the bottom of the fifth to tie the game. Wolfe followed with a RBI single to win the game. Cooper and Wolfe each had two hits and an RBI. Wolfe pitched three innings of relief for the win, striking out two.

The Heat is 13-5. 

Heat-Lutz finishes 3-3

The G2 Heat 18U-Lutz team finished 2-4 in weekend play.

The Heat downed the KFA Legacy 5-2 and the Lightning 04 10-7, but lost to the Moxie 11-2, lost to the Hays Hustle 9-2, beat the Kansas Outlaws 3-2 and lost to the Moxie 6-0.

Against the Legacy, Izzy Smith drove in two runs. Maya Werner struck out five in two innings for the win.

Against the Lightning, Werner hit a home run and drove in two runs. Emma Hershberger also drove in two runs. Piper Seidl went three for three hitting with two doubles and an RBI. Sofiya Florio struck out two in 4.2 innings for the win.

In the first game against the Moxie, Faith Miller took the loss. Werner struck out three in 2.2 innings.

Against the Hustle, Emily Peterson had two hits and an RBI. Ally Lange took the loss.

Against the Outlaws, Werner hit a triple with two RBIs. Jordan Friesen pitched a complete-game win, striking out four.

In the second game against the Moxie, Werner took the loss. Lange had the Heat’s sole hit.

The Heat is 4-6.

Heat 18U-Garcia goes 3-4

The G2 Heat 18U-Garcia squad finished 3-4 in weekend tournament play.

The Heat downed the KFA Lady Royals 18U 6-4, lost to the Purple Crush 14-1, beat the USSSA Boom 18U 2-1, lost to the Epic 16U-Ray 8-4, lost to the KFA Legacy 18U 6-3, beat the KFA Legacy 18U 9-6 and lost to the Epic 16U-Ray 10-1.

Against the Lady Royals, Sage Salmans drove in two runs. Taylor Palmer pitched the win.

Against the Purple Crush, Addy Mueller took the loss.

Against the Boom, Haylee Welsh pitched the win, striking out two. Raelynn Hahn had two hits and an RBI. Palmer also had two hits.

In the first game against the Epic, Mueller took the loss. Salmans drove in two runs.

In the first game against the Legacy, Abigail Martinez had two hits. Mya Morris took the loss with two strikeouts in three innings.

In the second game against the Legacy, Palmer pitched the win.

Sammi Baldwin had two hits, including a home run, and drove in five runs. Palmer drove in two runs.

In the final game against the Epic, Welsh took the loss pitching.

Thunder forces deciding game

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The Wichita Thunder forced a fifth and deciding game in its best-of-five ECHL Kelly Cup Conference Semifinal series against the Fort Wayne Komets with a 4-2 win Saturday night at the Allen County Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

The fifth game was slated for 6:30 p.m. Monday in Fort Wayne.

Tied 1-1 after the first period, Wichita scored a pair of Matteo Gennaro goals early in the third period. Justin Vaive scored for the Komets with 2:24 reamaining in regulation, but Anthony Beauregard answered with an empty-netter with :40 seconds to play.

Spencer Dorowicz scored for the Thunder in the first period. Brayden Watts had two assists. Evan Buitenhuis had 23 saves in goal for the Thunder.

A.J. Jenks scored for Fort Wayne in the first period. Dylan Ferguson had 18 saves in goal for the Komets.

FRIDAY’S GAME — The Thunder was put on the edge of elimination after a 3-0 loss to the Fort Wayne Komets Friday night.

Fort Wayne scored a pair of goals midway in the second period within 39 seconds of each other. Jenks and Stephen Harper each scored a goal. The first goal was short handed.

Brandon Hawkins scored for the Komets with 12:10 remaining in the third period.

Hawkins and Jenks each finished the game with a goal and an assist.

Ferguson had 29 saves in goal for the Komets for the shutout win.

Surge wins two of three

TULSA, Okla. — The Wichita Wind Surge ended a five-game losing streak, winning two of three weekend games against the Tulsa Oilers in Double A Central League play in Tulsa.

Wichita dropped their fifth straight, falling to the Tulsa Oilers 5-1 Friday, but won 4-2 in 10 innings on Saturday and 7-1 Sunday.

In Sunday’s game, Wichita scored six runs in the first two innings and added a run in the ninth.

Jose Miranda opened the game with a solo home run for Wichita in the top of the first, finishing the day three of five hitting. Aaron Whitefield went two for three with an RBI. Roy Morales went two for four with an RBI.

Ryan Noda hit a solo home run for Tulsa in the second inning.

Josh Winder struck out seven in six innings, allowing three hits to improve to 2-0.

Gerardo Carrillo, 1-1, took the loss for Tulsa.

Saturday, down 2-0, Wichita scored a pair of runs in the seventh inning on an Whitefield single and two more in the 10th on a Whitefield sacrifice fly and a Peter Mooney solo home run.

Zach Neff, 3-0, struck out three in 1.2 scoreless innings for the win. Jordan Martinson, 0-1, took the loss.

Tulsa won Friday despite just four hit, drawing seven walks. Jaren Kendall and Jacob Amaya each drove in a run for the Oilers.

B.J. Boyd and Andrew Bechtold each went two for five hitting for Wichita. Yeltsin Encarnacion drove in Wichita’s sole run.

Tulsa starters John Rooney lasted just four innings, but struck out nine. Bryan Brickhouse, 1-1, threw 2.1 scoreless innings for the win. Justin Hagenman struck out four in 2.2 innings for the save.

Chris Vallimont struck out nine in 4.2 innings in the loss.

Tulsa, 21-14, maintains a 1.5 game lead over the 20-16 Surge.

After a day off, Wichita hosts the Springfield Cardinals for a six-game homestand beginning Tuesday.

Friday’s game



Vallimont (L, 0-3), Milbrath 5, Phillips 7 and Morales; Rooney, Brickhouse (W, 1-1) 5, Hagenman (S, 1) 7 and Berman. Time — 3:25. Attendance — 7,515.

Saturday’s game



Schulfer, Moran 5, Mason 7, Neff (W, 1-0) 9 and Hamilton; Pepiot, Schwaab 6, Robertson 7, Martinson 10 and Feduccia. HR — W: Mooney (2). Time — 3:21. Attendance — 7,935.

Sunday’s game



Winder (W, 2-0), Cano 7, Ja.Garcia 9 and Morales; Carillo (L, 1-1), Watson 2, Washington 4, Warzek 6, Ochsenbein 8 and Zabala. HR — W: Miranda (8). T: Noda (9). Time — 3:17. Attendance — 3,894.

Wings split with Bombers

PARK CITY — The Wichita Wings split a pair of games against the Amarillo Bombers during the weekend in Major Arena Soccer League 2 play at Hartman Arena.

Wichita won Friday’s game 11-5 and lost Saturday 7-6.

In Friday’s game, David Lucio scored three goals with an assist for the Wings. Frank Tayou added two goals with an assist. Eduardo "Benji" Monreal scored a goal with two assists. James Togbah and Collin Lawter scored a goal with an assist. Jared Robbins, Ethan Doud and Uzi Tayou each scored a goal. Steven Hamersky had 21 saves in goal.

Vitor Patriani scored two goals for the Bombers. Julio Vargas scored a goal with two assists. Julio Molina scored a goal with an assist. Anthony Powell added a goal. Jose Chavez had 12 saves.

Powell scored three goals for Amarillo in Saturday’s game, while Patriani scored two goals. Kevin Machado and Jamie Carillo each added a goal. Chavez had nine saves.

Doud scored two goals for Wichita. Frank Tayou added a goal with an assist. David Lucio, Nathan Clark and Lawter each added a goal. Aaron Parrott had 13 saves in goal.

Wichita retains first place in the MASL2 at 6-2, while Amarillo is in fourth place at 4-4.

Wichita goes on the road for its final three games of the regular season, playing Saturday and Sunday against the Colorado Inferno FC in Colorado Springs, Colo.