Steve Carrillo went 2-3, sparking the Wichita (6-3) to a 6-2 victory over the Gary SouthShore (4-5) on Saturday at Gary, Ind. (U.S. Steel Yard).He singled in the second, third, and fifth innings.
Nolan Nicholson pitched lights out for the Gary SouthShore . The Wichita managed just one hit off of Nicholson, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out two during his three innings of work.
Jose D. Perez recorded his first win of the year for the Wichita . He allowed two runs over six innings. He struck out three, walked one and surrendered six hits.
Derek Drage couldn't get it done on the mound for the Gary SouthShore , taking a loss. He lasted just 1 2/3 innings, walked three, struck out none, and allowed three runs.
The Wichita stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the second, scoring three runs on a sacrifice fly by David Peralta, an RBI single by Ryan Khoury, and.
The Wichita increased their lead with two runs in the fifth. A single by Carrillo ignited the offense,, scoring Mitch Einertson. That was followed up by a sacrifice fly by Peralta that scored CJ Ziegler.