WAYNE – Thursday evening marked the ninth and final home game of the 2022 spring season for Wayne High baseball but following an hour of lightning delays, the game was called off.
From Hank Overin Field in Wayne, the Blue Devils welcomed in Adams Central.
Adams Central jumped out front with a five-run top of the first followed by Wayne High with a three-run home half of the first. Neither team could bring a run across the plate the next three innings.
Entering the top of the fifth around 6 p.m., umpires were notified to begin a 30 minute delay and after the coaches came together and another delay around 7 p.m., the game was ruled a no-contest. A game must complete four and a half innings.
Wayne High remains 13-6 on the season and finish their home schedule at 7-1. The Patriots remain 8-6.
The Wayne High baseball team will visit Platte Valley on Saturday, April 30 pending weather and play at Malcolm on Monday, May 2. Malcom defeated WHS 9-7 in the Seward Invite on April 23.