The 2018 Topeka Rodeo was held Saturday at the North Topeka Saddle Club.
Alex Gordon homered and Jorge Bonifacio had a go-ahead RBI single in the decisive sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals rallied past the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Saturday night.
Kansas City moves to 1-1 in the preseason.
The Shawnee Heights Thunderbirds enter 2018 belonging to the United Kansas Conference, a new league made up of all 5A schools and featuring a majority of schools that were previously in the old Kaw Valley League.
David Beaty believes his team's second scrimmage will help him figure out his quarterback competition.