Kings sweep Petersburg at first home stand

Kayhi swept Petersburg this weekend at home, bringing their overall record to 8-2-2. “This weekend was a good way to kick off our conference schedule,” Senior Wyatt Barajas said. “We got the opportunity to show what we can do in front of our home crowd.”

Game 1
Kayhi pitcher Wyatt Barajas pitched a seven innings complete game shutout, with 15 strikeouts. The Kings took the lead 2-0 early, and then doubled their lead to 4-0 on a Cody Kemble 2 RBI double. Kayhi scored a few more runs late, pushing their lead to 7-0, and won.
Game 2
Kings starting pitcher Cody Kemble tossed a five inning complete game, giving up four hits and striking out 11. Petersburg’s Thomas Durkin took Kemble deep to right field in the first inning to give Petersburg a 1-0 lead. RBIs by Gavin Salazar and Wyatt Barajas in the third inning took the lead for Kayhi, 2-1. Kayhi then scored five in the fourth inning, and pushed across four more in the fifth to end the game due to the 10 run rule.
Game 3
Kayhi exploded for 16 runs in the first inning on 10 hits. Petersburg scored two runs in the third but Kayhi scored three more, pushing their lead to 19-2. The game was called after 3 ½ innings due to the 15 run rule.  

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