Garden City, KS-Garden City scored five run in the bottom of the second and tabbed one run in the first inning to lead 6-0 through two. Seward County responded with two runs in the top of the third pulling within four and eventually fell 8-2 to the Busters in game one of the four game series.
Francisco Alavarez went 3-4 on the day with a triple and two singles. Alvarez scored three runs while Kyle Lopez went three of four and tallied three RBI's. Pitcher JJ Benes picked up the win and improved to 3-0 on the year. Benes tallied nine strikeouts and gave up two runs and six hits.
In game two Cooper Bowermaster doubled and drove in two runs in the bottom of the third tying the game at 3-3. Patrick Mixon doubled in the seventh driving in the game winning run as Garden City defeated Seward County 4-3 winning the first two games of the four game series. Mixon went 2-4 on the day and scored one run as Garden City improved to 12-2 on the year.
The series resumes tomorrow at 2:00 PM at Williams Stadium. Seward County is 7-3 in their last ten games and is currently fifth in the Jayhawk West. Garden City is 9-1 in their last ten games and are currently sitting atop the Jayhawk West.