Lobos defeat Monarchs 3-2 at home

Brandon Gonzalez leaps to catch this fly ball during the Sabetha Lobos versus Liberty Monarchs game on Monday, June 18. Gonzalez made the catch to get the third out in the third inning.

The Sabetha Lobos were looking to put a stop to their nine-game losing streak when they welcomed the Liberty Monarchs to town on Monday, June 18, at Wilbur Bestwick Field in Sabetha. The score was tied for a majority of the game, but the Lobos pulled ahead in the end to take the 3-2 win.

Both teams got on the board in the second inning with one home run each, with the Lobos home run coming from Aaron Fuller. The game remained scoreless through the seventh inning.

The Monarchs pulled ahead in the top of the eighth with another home run, bringing the score to 2-1 heading into the bottom of the eighth. The Lobos sealed the win in the bottom of the eighth when Luis Samayoa hit a home run with a runner on base, driving in two runs.

Samayoa and Fuller led the Lobos offensively, with Samayoa going one for four at the plate, while tallying two RBIs and one run. Fuller went one for three at the plate, scoring one run and tallying one RBI.

Alejandro Amezquita was the winning pitcher for the game, throwing the entire nine innings. He allowed two runs on 11 hits, while striking out eight batters and walking six.

Alejandro Amezquita throws this pitch during the Sabetha Lobos game on Monday, June 18, versus the Liberty Monarchs.
Pablo Custudio prepares to field this ball during the Sabetha Lobos game on Monday, June 18, versus the Liberty Monarchs.
Aaron Fuller heads to third and then home after hitting a home run during the Sabetha Lobos game on Monday, June 18, versus the Liberty Monarchs.
Luis Samayoa throws this ball to first base after stepping on second to get this Liberty Monarchs base runner out on Monday, June 18.

6.18.2018 vs. Monarchs

NUMBER

PLAYER

AB

R

H

RBI

BB

SO

17

Elliott Antonetty

4

0

1

0

0

0

13

Carlos Reynoso

3

0

0

0

0

2

27

Trae Bobo

3

0

0

0

1

0

1

Luis Samayoa

4

1

1

2

0

1

19

Charley Harbor

2

0

0

0

1

0

42

Brandon Gonzalez

4

0

0

0

0

0

29

Eddy Pimentel

2

0

0

0

1

0

22

Aaron Fuller

3

1

1

1

1

1

Edward Negron

2

0

1

0

0

1

Sabetha

0-1-0-0-0-0-0-2-X  |  3-5-1

Monarchs

0-1-0-0-0-0-0-1-0  |  2-11-2

PItching

Name

IP

#P

S%

H

R

ER

SO

BB

HR

Alejandro Amezquito

9.0

135

0.659

11

2

2

8

6

2

Heather Stewart294 Posts

Heather Stewart is a reporter for The Sabetha Herald, where she has been on staff since 2015. She specializes in court and sports reporting, as well as photography. Heather is a 2011 Kansas State University graduate with a degree in psychology. She lives in Sabetha with her husband.

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