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.”
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.
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.
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.