Braves beat Northwestern 4-3 in eight innings to advance to second round of tournament.
SPRINGFIELD — Wes Doyle hit a single that scored Seth Gray and gave Shawnee a 4-3 over Northwestern in a sectional tournament opener on Tuesday night.
Gray got the eighth started for Shawnee with a single to right field, and Nathan Bostick was intentionally walked after that to put two men on base. Northwestern then walked Andrew Tincher to get to Doyle, who was 0-for-4 in the game before his last at-bat. Doyle hit a popup to left field to score Gray from third and earn the Braves the win. [Read more…]