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The Kansan

GOLF

Wedgwood Senior Men

1. RON BOGLE, ED HODGE, NARCI LAREZ, BOB WILSON -7.

2. GEORGE EASON, DICK HUSKA, DENNIS CARTER, TIM STEELE -5.

3. DAVE STALLBAUMER, PAUL NORMANDINE, PAUL FLORES, AL GANN -4.

CLOSET TO PIN — DENNIS CARTER. LONGEST PUTT — PAUL FLORES.

Next play — Tuesday.

COVID identified at Bethel

The Harvey County Health Department reported Wednesday a confirmed cluster of COVID-19 among Bethel College football players.

According to the health department release, “The cluster includes 11 individuals that have tested positive. Close contacts of the individuals are being notified.”

Bethel athletic director Tony Hoops declined comment on the report, citing student confidentiality.

The football team is scheduled to open the season Sept. 2 at McPherson. The Threshers are the defending KCAC co-champions and an NAIA playoff qualifier.

NBC All-America Team

WICHITA — Below is the 2021 National Baseball Congress All-America Team:

P Nathan Medrano, Lonestar Baseball Club

P Justin Eckhardt, Santa Barbara Foresters

P Ben Abram, Santa Barbara Foresters

P Jarrett Seaton, Great Bend Bat Cats

C Dylan Leach, Santa Barbara Foresters

1B Max Puls, Lonestar Baseball Club

2B Jordan Ardoin, Hutchinson Monarchs

3B Charlie Lawson, Seattle Studs

SS Seth Stephenson, Santa Barbara Foresters

OF Ryan Koval, Cheney Diamond Dawgs

OF Jaxson Syring, Cheney Diamond Dawgs

OF Josh Stinson, Santa Barbara Foresters

U Nolan Riley-*, Great Bend Bat Cats

DH Jonas Kim, Seattle Studs

*-played regular season with Newton Rebels

Manager of the year — Aaron Smith, Lonestar Baseball Club

Wind Surge stops Cards

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Wichita Wind Surge only outhit the Springfield Cardinals 11-9, but claimed a 7-1 win Wednesday night in Double-A Central League play at Hammond Stadium.

Leobaldo Cabrera went two for four for Wichita with a home run and three RBIs. D.J. Burt went three for four with an RBI. Jermaine Palacios went two for five with an RBI.

Brendan Donovan went three for four for Springfield. Malcom Nunez drove in a run.

Tyler Beck (1-1) tossed six shutout innings for the Wind Surge, allowing five hits, two walks and six strikeouts. Kevin McGovern (1-2) threw five innings for the loss, striking out five.

THURSDAY’S GAME — The Wind Surge scored six runs in the first two innings and six more runs in the last two innings to get past Springfield 14-6.

Andrew Bechtold and Cabrera each hit a home run and finished the game with four RBIs. B.J. Boyd, Roy Morales and Ernie De La Trinidad each drove in two runs. Boyd had four hits. Bechtold had three hits.

Julio Rodriguez went four for five hitting for Springfield, driving in two runs.

Austin Schulfer (4-7) struck out five in five innings for the win. Michael Brettell (0-3) took the Cardinals.                   The series runs through Sunday.

Wednesday’s game

Wichita;000;220;030;—;7;11;0

Springfield;000;000;010;—;1;9;2

Beck (W, 1-1), Sammons 7, Ja.Garcia 8, Gore 9 and Williams, C.Hamilton 8; McGovern (L, 1-2), Leahy 6 and Herrera. HR — W: Cabrera (5). Time — 2:48. Attendance — 2,085.

Thursday’s game

Wichita;420;020;033;—;14;21;2

Springfield;030;100;101;—;6;10;1

Schulfer (W, 4-7), Phillips 6, Neff 8, Lau 9 and Morales; Brettell (W, 0-3), Marnon 5, Williams 7, Bosiokovic 9 and J.E.Rodriguez. HR — W: Bechtold (15), Cabrera (6). Time — 3:38. Attendance — 3,205.