Game 1 & Game 2 Recap:
Wichita High School West 31, Wichita Southeast 0
Wichita, KS — Game 1: Early Lead For West Pioneers Varsity Sets Stage For Victory Over Southeast West Pioneers Varsity grabbed an early lead on its way to a 14-1 victory over Southeast on Thursday. West Pioneers Varsity scored on a double by Nicolas Gonzalez in the second inning. Southeast evened things up at one in the bottom of the first inning. Southeast scored one run when Cade Little singled. West Pioneers Varsity pulled away for good with one run in the second inning. In the second Gonzalez doubled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run. West Pioneers Varsity tallied five runs in the seventh inning. The offensive onslaught by West Pioneers Varsity was led by Garryn Plummer, Joel Townsley, Kaden Clemans, and Jeter, all sending runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning. Reece Hembree got the start for West Pioneers Varsity. The righty went two innings, allowing one run on two hits, striking out two and walking one. Simon Nottingham led things off on the pitcher's mound for Southeast. Nottingham surrendered five runs on five hits over three innings, striking out two and walking one. Jeremy Johnson, Mason Cherry, and Jackson Witt each contributed in relief for Southeast. West Pioneers Varsity had 12 hits in the game. Hembree, Gonzalez, Jeter, and Townsley all managed multiple hits for West Pioneers Varsity. Hembree went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead West Pioneers Varsity in hits. West Pioneers Varsity stole ten bases during the game as two players stole more than one. Townsley led the way with three. Game 2: West Pioneers Varsity's three pitchers didn't allow a single hit, as West Pioneers Varsity defeated Southeast 31-0 on Thursday. Arreola struck out Simon Nottingham to get the last out of the game. Mark Valadez led West Pioneers Varsity to victory by driving in five runs. Valadez went 3-for-4 at the plate. Valadez drove in runs on a double in the first, a fielder's choice in the second, and a triple in the third. West Pioneers Varsity notched 12 runs in the second inning. West Pioneers Varsity big bats were led by Valadez, Micah Dvorak, Garryn Plummer, Joel Townsley, Reece Hembree, and Laython Cooper, all knocking in runs in the inning. Jeter got the start for West Pioneers Varsity. Jeter surrendered zero runs on zero hits over one inning, striking out one and walking zero. Cade Little started the game for Southeast. The bulldog lasted one inning, allowing six hits and ten runs while striking out one. Gabe Flores, Victor Rangel, and Matthew McCaleb each contributed in relief for Southeast. West Pioneers Varsity collected 14 hits. Valadez, Kaden Clemans, Plummer, and Jeter each managed multiple hits for West Pioneers Varsity. Clemans and Valadez all had three hits to lead West Pioneers Varsity. Dvorak led West Pioneers Varsity with two stolen bases, as they ran wild on the base paths with nine stolen bases. West Pioneers Varsity was sure-handed in the field and didn't commit a single error. Dvorak had the most chances in the field with five.