LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. – Jordan Doan went 2 for 5 with a pair of solo homeruns to lift Dodge City past Longview, 4-3, Friday afternoon in a nine-inning non-conference bout.
Doan (Dodge City, Kan. /Dodge City HS) drilled his first home run in the top of the third and the Conquistadors led 4-1 after four-complete innings.
The Lakers added a run in the sixth inning to cut the deficit to within one.
However, Doan added his second homer in the top of the ninth and the Conqs closed out the Lakers in the bottom half of the inning.
Sam Brunner (Fort Collins, Colo. /Fort Collins HS) pitched well for the Conqs and earned his third win of the season. The 6-foot-5 righty tossed seven innings and allowed four hits, two runs and three walks and struck out five batters.
Parker Jones (The Colony, Texas/The Colony HS) and Jerry Lacayo (Colorado Springs, Colo. /Cheyenne Mountain HS) each finished 2 for 4 with an RBI.
The Conqs now stand at 27-15 and are seven wins away from tying the single-season win mark of 34 victories.
The two teams return to the diamond tomorrow for a noon doubleheader.