LEE’S SUMMIT — Post 131 dropped both games of it double header with Lee’s Summit Outlaws 12-0 and 10-0 on Saturday, June 29.
“It seemed a little worse than it really was,” Post 131 coach Matt Payne said. “We had three absouletly terrible innings and a number of kids on vacation and kids playing out of position.”
Game Two — Lee’s Summit 10, Post 131 0 — 5 innings
Starter Peyton Seiz gave the Isotopes some life in the opening inning, striking out the side then mashing a two-out double to the left field fence. Brodie Payne followed with a single, but Post 131 left both runners stranded.
“(Seiz) made us look like we had a little fight,” Matt Payne said
The Outlaws broke the scoreless tie in the top of the second as an error paired with two singles allowed Lee’s Summit to take a 1-0 lead.
Warrensburg’s Trevor Key helped the Outlaws double their lead in the second, leading off the frame with a triple then scoring on an RBI single.
Post 131 threatened again in the fourth with a pair of runners, but were unable to capitalize.
Lee’s Summit put the game out of reach in the top of the fifth, scoring eight runs off relievers Brodie Payne and Dustin Silvers then holding the Isotopes scoreless in the home half of the frame to invoke the run rule.
Key had the big hit for the Outlaws, tripling in a pair of runs, then scoring the final run of the inning.
Game One Lee’s Summit 12, Post 131 0 — 4 innings
The Outlaws did all of their damage in the first two innings, scoring three runs in the first and the final nine in the second.
Isotopes starter Jake White got knocked around in the loss, giving up 10 runs on seven hits with three walks in 1 2/3 innings of work.
“He was leaving a lot of stuff up today,” Payne said.
Colby Zink finished off the rest of the game on the mound.
The Isotopes mustered two hits in the loss.
Post 131 returns to the diamond at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, for a road doubleheader with Bethany.