First baseman Scott Sommerfeld made his debut as a Bronco. The University of Missouri product got two hits, including a triple and drove in two runs.■ Westerners muscle past Steeplecats (iberkshires.com)
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Ryan Gebhart, the Jayhawk League's top hitter, picked up ground on the No. 2 hitter, Sean Wilson of Hays. Gebhart went 5 for 11 while Wilson was 3 for 11
But the lead would not last as Westerners right fielder Dane Opel blasted Copping’s first pitch of the home fourth for a game-tying home run.
■ Another win over Bends leaves Black Bears alone in second place (tdn.com)
Cowlitz reliever Ian Ekery pitched around a two-out single in the bottom of the inning to preserve the win. He also escaped a jam in the ninth — with runners on the corners and two outs — with a game-extending strikeout