SOUTH COFFEYVILLE — Welch went 2-2 and finished sixth in the Oklahoma Union Tournament.
The Wildcats lost to Caney Valley Thursday, topped Copan 11-1 and Hulbert 7-6 Friday then fell to the hosts 6-0 Saturday.
Welch managed only two hits off winning pitcher Dally Ellis.
Nolan Schaper had a single in the third inning and J Peterson added a base hit in the fifth.
The Cougars had only three hits off Blake Brannon, who had eight strikeout and five walks.
Logan Key doubled and Logan Seigal and Ellis added singles.
The Wildcats helped Oklahoma Union with five walks and four errors.
Welch 7, Hulbert 6
A grounder by Brannon that was misplayed allowed Chance Perry to score the winning run for Welch.
A four-run rally by Hulbert gave the Riders a 6-5 advantage.
Perry led off the Wildcat’ sixth with a single. Seth Chapman hit into a fielder’s choice, but he reached on an error.
Schaper walked to load the bases, then Gunner Johnson singled home the tying run.
Brannon hit a hard ground ball to the third baseman that was misplayed, sending Chapman home with the winning run.
Johnson had two singles while Schaper, Brannon and Perry contributed singles.
Johnson had eight strikeouts and three walks while allowing five hits over the six innings.
The Hulbert offense included two singles by Dillon Stanely. Colin Gailey, Quentin Thompson, Daniel Stanely all had singles.
Welch 11, Copan 2
The Cats jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first then came up with another five runs in the second.
Schaper and Brannon each had a double while Chance Perry, Nate Beaty and Seth Hayward each had a single.
Perry struck out seven and walked none while limiting Copan to two hits
Kirk Foreman and Dalton Pontius each had a single for the Hornets.
Caney Valley 5, Welch 1
Welch got its only run in the first inning.
The Trojans got single runs in the first and second then scored three times in the fifth inning.
Welch managed only three hits. Schaper had two singles and Johnson added a base hit.
Brandon Fogle had two singles for Caney Valley.
Hunter Hines struck out 11 and walked one while getting the win.