Willie Ethington came off the bench and never even had to swing his bat as Ethington reached on a error in the nine to lead the Garden City Wind (4-7) to a 5-3 win over the Great Bend Boom (6-3) on Monday at Al Baird Field.
With the score tied at three, reached on an error.
Ken Olszewski racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Garden City Wind. He singled in the fourth and ninth innings.
Austin Boyle pitched seven innings and allowed two earned runs, six hits and three walks while striking out three.
Logan Trowbridge racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Great Bend Boom. He doubled in the sixth inning.
Clay Ardeeser improved to 1-0 on the year by picking up the win for the Garden City Wind. Ardeeser struck out none, walked one and gave up no hits.
Phillip Romos was the games losing pitcher. He lasted just one inning, walked one, struck out one, and allowed two runs.