The Wichita (7-3) beat the Gary SouthShore 10-2 on Sunday at Gary, Ind. (U.S. Steel Yard) after a seven-run explosion in the fifth inning.
Mitch Einertson racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Wichita . He homered in the third inning and singled in the fifth inning.
Derek Blacksher picked up the win for the Wichita . Blacksher pitched six innings and allowed one earned run, five hits and two walks while striking out one.
Sean Smith had a hot bat for the Gary SouthShore (4-6). Smith went 2-4 and scored one run. He tripled in the seventh inning and singled in the ninth inning.
Kyle Wilson ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his first loss of the year. He lasted just four innings, walked two, struck out one, and allowed five runs.
The Wichita didn't relinquish the lead after scoring two runs in the first inning when they scored on an RBI single by CJ Ziegler and a hit by pitch.