HEAT Emerge Unscathed From Loser's Bracket - Championship Monday @ 7PM!

Create: 07/23/2018 - 05:53

Regional KCLB baseball action got underway Friday at Hibbs-Hooten. The double-elimination tournament continued Saturday and Sunday with loser and winner bracket play on slate throughout the weekend.

4PM - Wellington Heat 11 McPherson Pipeliners 8 (Pipeliners eliminated)
7PM - Wellington Heat 8 Kansas Cannons 3 (both have 1 loss / will play for Championship Monday @ 7PM!)

Complete results not available - The #1 seed HEAT fell to the #2 seed CANNONS Saturday evening in Day 2 action at the KCLB Regional. Final score was CANNONS 10 HEAT 4. The Cannons jumped out on the HEAT, leading 6-0 after 2. In the 3rd, Alex Lyon had an RBI single, scoring Dubler. The HEAT would add a couple more runs, 1 in the 5th and 1 in the 6th on an Itchy Burts hit that scored Alex Koch. Score now CANNONS 6 HEAT 4. The HEAT held on until the 9th, the CANNONS put up 4 more to extend their lead to 6. The HEAT couldn't answer - game over. FINAL HEAT 4 CANNONS 10

10AM - McPherson Pipeliners win over Valley Center Mud Daubers (score not available)
1PM    - Park City Rangers 2 Clearwater Outlaws 2
4PM    - Kansas Cannons 10 McPherson Pipeliners 0 (5 innings)
7PM    - Wellington Heat 10 Park City Rangers 0 (8 innings)

The HEAT battled back and emerged unscathed from the loser's bracket on Sunday, downing the Pipeliners and the Cannons, to force a final CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Monday evening at Hibbs-Hooten @ 7PM. 

The HEAT'S recent 1st place league finish vaulted them past the POOL PLAY round (July 27th) at the upcoming NBC BASEBALL WORLD SERIES @ Lawrence Dumont Stadium in Wichita. Championship Round action will commence on Aug. 3rd.! Stay tuned!!

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Steve graduated from Wellington High School in 1974 and then Wichita State University (with honors) in 1979 with a B.S. Degree in Administration of Justice; his minor was in Sociology. Steve has held several positions ranging from Juvenile Court Service Officer, to District Manager in Circulation at the Wichita Eagle, Q.A. Planner at Boeing, Caregiver, Psychiatric Technician, Limo Driver, Ranch Hand, Photographer, Webmaster and Website Developer and a die hard Crusader Fan since the early 1960's. Contact the ole boy at shs74@wellington.cc or on Facebook or at any Crusader and/or Knight event year-round.