Regionals: BLHS, BSHS baseball and golf teams conclude seasons
2012 Kaw Valley League golf tournament
At the Kaw Valley League golf tournament on May 9, Bonner Springs placed fourth with a 341 score and Basehor-Linwood placed fifth with a 355. Tonganoxie won the tournament with a score of 297, followed by Piper with 317 and Mill Valley with 329.
2012 Butch Foster Memorial Classic
Bonner Springs and Basehor-Linwood competed in the 2012 Butch Foster Memorial Classic at CommunityAmerica Ballpark from April 26-28.
Baseball teams each fall one-run short in first round
Both the Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs baseball teams fell one-run short of advancing past the first round of the 4A regional tournament on Monday.
In Eudora, the Braves (5-16) fell, 3-2, to 14-6 St. James Academy and the Bobcats (4-16) lost a 14-13 extra-innings thriller to 15-2 Jefferson West on Monday at Bishop Ward.
Against St. James, senior Shawn Jones went 3-for-3 with two doubles and a run batted in. Senior Sergio Valenzuela also batted in a run for the Braves.
The Braves and Bobcats entered regional play after splitting a regular
season-ending doubleheader on May 9. The Braves put together a four-run sixth inning to win 9-6 in the opener, while the Bobcats broke out for a 14-1 victory in the second game.
Jones, Valenzuela and senior Gonzalo Pinchardo each brought in a pair of runs in the first game against the Bobcats. For Basehor-Linwood, junior Tanner Garver went 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI.
Bobcats sophomore Bryan Crowe led his team’s offensive onslaught in the second game, with two home runs and five RBIs.
BLHS, BSHS golf seasons end
Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs saw their golf seasons come to a close at Monday’s 4A regional tournament at Sunflower Hills.
With a 369-shot finish, the Braves placed sixth in the 10-team field, followed by the Bobcats (388) at seventh.
Marc McClain gave the Braves their top finish with his 87-shot, 18th-place performance. Tristan Abts was two shots behind with 89, finishing 24th.
Basehor-Linwood’s Chris Blake led the Bobcats with a 90 to round out the tournament’s top 25.
At the Kaw Valley League golf tournament on May 9, Bonner Springs (341) placed fourth, ahead of Basehor- Linwood (355) at fifth.
McClain placed second with a 72-shot performance in the tournament, held at Lawrence’s Eagle Bend Golf Course.
Abts also medaled with a 10th place, 82-shot finish.