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Omaha Baseball falls to Kansas State at Werner Park | KTIC Radio

Omaha Baseball falls to Kansas State at Werner Park

Omaha Baseball falls to Kansas State at Werner Park

PAPILLION, Neb. – Omaha baseball dropped a 9-2 result to Kansas State in the mid-week tilt Tuesday night at Werner Park.

The Mavericks (24-11-1) fall to 0-4 in mid-week games and 0-2 against Kansas State (20-22) this season.

Omaha was led by the trio of Thomas DeBonvilleMax GammMatt Bondarchuk, who each recorded a hit in order. On the mound, Jacob Alcorn falls to 0-1 while K-State’s Caleb Littlejim improves to 4-1.

Dylan Phillips notched three hits and two runs for the Wildcats.

Kansas State splurged five runs in the first inning to put Omaha in the early deficit. A two-out homer recorded the first Wildcat run, followed by an RBI single and a two-RBI single on the ensuing at-bats.

Another Wildcat home run in the second plated the sixth run, followed by a triple and a single in the third that made it 8-0 K-State.

All three of Omaha’s hits came in order of the sixth inning. DeBonville’s leadoff single set up a Gamm single. Bondarchuk then cracked the third-straight single for an RBI that scored DeBonville for the first Maverick run. The second Maverick run came off a Keil Krumwiede sacrifice fly that cut the deficit to 8-2.

K-State’s final run happened in the eighth on a single up the middle for the team’s ninth RBI.

Omaha pivots its focus to a crucial, three-game series against South Dakota State in a battle between the top-two teams of The Summit League standings. The series is set to take place Friday, April 26 – Sunday, April 28, at Seymour Smith Park.

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