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Wingnuts’ McClendon drives in seven runs in win

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Friday, July 4, 2014, at 11:23 p.m.

Chris McClendon drove in seven runs, powering the Wingnuts to a 12-2 win over the Explorers on Friday night in Sioux City, Iowa.

McClendon had five produuctive trips to the plate — he hit a three-run homer in the second, a two-run single in the third, he singled and later scored in the sixth, hit an RBI double in the seventh and drove in a run with a fielder’s choice in the ninth. He extended his hitting streak to six games.

The Wingnuts scored three runs in the third and four in the fourth to build a 7-1 lead.

Jake Kahaulelio had three hits, and Ryan Khoury hit a two-run homer in the ninth.

Wingnuts starter Jason Van Skike held the Explorers to two runs over seven innings.

The teams conclude a three-game series Saturday night. The Wingnuts start a six-game homestand on Monday.

WichitaSioux City
Khoury ss5112Colwell cf5120
Testa lf6120Long rf5010
Kahaullo 2b5132Tosoni lf-1b4121
Clevlen cf4120Perez 1b-2b4021
Wise c1100Barrows dh4010
Van Skike p2000Rampn 2b2000
Oldham ph1000Mesa lf2000
Robertson p0000Mendnca 3b4020
WIlliams p0000Jennings c2000
McMry dh-c4101Usiak ph-c2000
Whyte 1b4120Escobar ss2000
Amberson rf5220
McClndn 3b5347

Sioux City1010000002

E— Lang (3), Mendonca (6). DP— Wichita 1. LOB— Wichita 8, Sioux City 9. 2B— Testa 2 (12), Kahaulelio (19), Amberson (9), McClendon (9), Tosoni (15), Perez (7). HR — Khoury (6), McClendon (2). SF — McMurray.

Van Skike W,5-27102210

Sioux City IP H R ER BB SO
Holt L,2-7377723
Pagano3 2/352211

HBP — by Holt (Wise). WP — Pagano 2. Umpires—Home, Randy Wilmes; first, Art Thigpen; third, Sean Burch.

T— 3:10. A— 3,012.

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