Both the Dodge City Rangers and Junior Rangers were victorious in their respective doubleheaders at home Tuesday.

    The Rangers defeated Larned 6-5 in game one, and then followed that with a 7-5 victory to take the series, while the Junior Rangers eked out both victories against Great Bend 8-7 and 13-12.


    Both the Dodge City Rangers and Junior Rangers were victorious in their respective doubleheaders at home Tuesday.
    The Rangers defeated Larned 6-5 in game one, and then followed that with a 7-5 victory to take the series, while the Junior Rangers eked out both victories against Great Bend 8-7 and 13-12.
    In game one for the Rangers, Zach Harvey got the win as he hurled a complete game. Ernie Fernandez hit a two-run home run, while Winston Hines and Steven Mills led the way for Dodge with two hits apiece.
    The Rangers scored on an error in the sixth inning to take the lead and the win.
    "We got great pitching," Rangers head coach Chris Mills said. "We got timely hitting and took advantage of some miscues by Larned to get the victory."
    Hines got the win in game two in relief of Mills who started the game.
    Dodge got things started in the first with a RBI-double by Mills and then Ernie batted him around later in the inning.
    Dodge scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth to get the win and the doubleheader.
    The Rangers will face Hays Thursday at Demon Field at 6 p.m.
    The Junior Rangers grabbed two wins of their own over on Red Field against Great Bend.
    Dodge pitcher Josh Ginther got the decision in the 8-7 win in game one. In the second contest, the Rangers faced a seven-run deficit in the final inning and fought back as Taylor Murphy got the game-winning hit and the win on the mound for Dodge.
    "We just battled," Junior Rangers head coach Daniel Rogers said. "We showed a lot of heart and had good approaches at the plate."
    The Junior Rangers will have a doubleheader again today at 6 p.m. on the road against Scott City.