Lee’s Summit scored twice in the bottom of the seventh inning to hand the Truman baseball team a tough Suburban Large Seven loss Wednesday.
The Tigers erased the Patriots’ 4-3 lead to claim a 5-4 victory at Legacy Park.
Josh Patrick gave Truman the 4-3 lead in the top of the sixth inning, following singles by Jordan McKinney and Kyler Barnett with a two-run double.
Quinton Carlberg, who went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, hit an RBI single to tie it in the seventh for the Tigers. Jacob Mrchak then ended the game with a bases-loaded walk as Lee’s Summit capitalized on three walks and a hit batter in the decisive inning.
Lee’s Summit took a 2-0 lead in the second inning. Truman tied it in the fifth on Alex Khan’s two-run single before the Tigers regained a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the fifth.
McKinney went 2-for-3 with two runs and Barnett was 2-for-4 with a run for the Patriots (4-4, 0-1 Large Seven).
HARRISONVILLE 3, OAK GROVE 2: Oak Grove tied it in the top of the seventh inning only to fall on Colby Knowles’ walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning Wednesday.
Brenden Marsh, who suffered the loss, tied it for the Panthers with an RBI single in the seventh.
Oak Grove (2-4, 0-2 MRVC West) took a 1-0 lead in the first inning but Harrisonville scored single runs in each of the fifth and sixth to grab the lead.
Panthers starter Garret Pemberton got a no-decision despite a strong outing. He allowed six hits, two walks and just one earned run while striking out four in seven innings,
Marsh finished 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI at the plate.