Jays split doubleheader at Wood Bat tourney

LEBANON — It was a tale of two games for Jefferson City on Friday. Two completely different games.

After routing Eugene 17-1 in the opener, the Jays dropped an 11-1 game to Lebanon in pool play of the Lebanon Wood Bat Tournament.

Jefferson City got a big offensive performance in the opener against Eugene as Dylan Brauner, Rylie Klosterman and Alex Johnson all had two hits. Brauner had two runs, two RBI and a solo home run. Klosterman added three RBI and Johnson had two RBI. Adam Grunden added two runs and two RBI.

Steven Coots picked up the win for the Jays allowing three hits while striking out five in four innings.

Nothing went right for the Jays in the second game as Lebanon pounded out 15 hits to beat the Jays 11-1.

Lebanon (6-5) scored seven runs in the sixth to end the game.

Travis Hennessy took the loss for the Jays allowing four runs on six hits in 3 1/3 innings. Brenden Ogletree had two of Jefferson City’s four hits.

The Jays (14-3) continue tournament play at 11 a.m. today at Camdenton.


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