The Great Bend Bat Cats fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 15-7 loss to Derby Twins on Tuesday. Derby scored 3 in the 1st inning and built a 15-0 lead going into the 6th inning, before GB scored 7 unanswered in the final 4 innings.
Despite the loss, Great Bend did collect ten hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Derby had 17 hits on the way to victory.
Daniel Hegarty took the loss for the Bat Cats. He lasted four innings, allowing 12 hits and 11 runs while striking out two and walking zero.
The Twins hit two home runs on the day.
Great Bend goes to 5-6 overall, and will be in search of their first Jayhawk League Conference win tonight at Derby, their final game of the 3-game series against the Twins.