High Hits, High Runs, High Final Scores, and High Temperatures in the Northwoods League
The Kenosha Kingfish began the evening shutting out the Kokomo Jackrabbits with a final score 6-0 in game #1 of their double header series. In game #2, the Kingfish crushed the Jackrabbits again with a final score 13-2. The Thunder Bay Border Cats dominated the Duluth Huskies ending the game with a score of 8-1. The Border Cats had eight runs and eight hits total during tonights game.
Kokomo Jackrabbits 0, Kenosha Kingfish 6 (Game #1)
The Kenosha Kingfish took the win in game #1 versus the Kokomo Jackrabbits. The final score was a shut out 6-0. The Kingfish started off strong in the first three innings scoring all six runs during that time. Kenosha’s Brendan Hueth (Saint Joseph University) and Roberto Pena (University of Florida) hit one RBI each. The winning pitcher was Gabe Bierman (Indiana University) who pitched five innings with no runs, five hits, and seven strike outs. The losing pitcher was Jackrabbits Lucas Folmar (Mercyhurst).
Kokomo Jackrabbits 2, Kenosha Kingfish 13 (Game #2)
The Kenosha Kingfish crushed the Kokomo Jackrabbits during their second game of the teams double header series of the night. The final score was a blow out 13-2. The Kingfish had a total of thirteen runs and fourteen hits during the night. Jake Cosgrove (University of California-Irvine) had five RBI and one double hit for Kenosha. The winning pitcher was Kingfish David Luethje (University of Florida) giving up no runs and three hits during his six inning of work. Kokomo’s losing pitcher was Owen Callaghan (IU-Kokomo).
Wisconsin Rapids Rafters 6, Wisconsin Woodchucks 4
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters beat the Wisconsin Woodchuck with a final score 6-4. The Rafters scored an high and strong five runs in the top of the sixth inning. Josh Nicoloff (Columbia) and Matt Oldham (Elon) had one double hit and one RBI each for the Rafters. Woodchucks Kyle Simmons (Lynn University) received two RBI and one double during tonights game. The winning pitcher Zack Hunsicker (UCF) pitched a solid five innings giving up three runs, seven hits, and seven strike outs. Brayden Bonner (Dixie State) swopped in for the saving pitch for the Rapids Rafters. The Woodchucks losing pitcher was Jose Varela (FIU).
Madison Mallards 11, Fond du Lac Dock Spiders 3
The Madison Mallards crushed the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders with an ending game score 11-3. The Mallards had an impressive top of the eighth scoring seven runs and capturing the win over the Spiders. Drew Benefield (Louisville) received one RBI and one double hit for Madison. Fond du Lac’s Charlie Maxwell (Northwestern) also had one RBI and one double for the night. The winning pitcher was Ben Specht (Florida) who pitched a solid five innings giving up two runs and four strike outs. The losing pitcher was Spiders Jon Young (Indiana Wesleyan).
Thunder Bay Border Cats 8, Duluth Huskies 1
The Thunder Bay Border Cats dominated the Duluth Huskies tonight scoring a strong six runs in the top of the sixth inning capturing the lead over Duluth. The final score was 8-1. Andrew Shebloski (Saint Marys College (CA)) had two RBI and hit one triple for the Border Cats. Huskies Wade Meckler (Oregon State) had one double during tonights game. The wining pitcher was Joe Moran (Anderson University (IN)) who pitched an impressive seven innings giving up one run, five hits, and four strike outs. The losing pitcher was Thunder Bay’s Justin Moore (Stanford).
Green Bay Booyah 2, Lakeshore Chinooks 4
The Lakeshore Chinooks defeated the Green Bay Booyah in a close battle during tonights game. The finals score was 4-2. The Chinooks came together and topped the Booyah off in the bottom of the eight scoring three runs. Nathan Aide (Madison College) and Xavier Pinales (Wabash Valley College) both had one RBI each from Lakeshore. Green Bay’s Chris Williams (Chipola College) hit one double and one RBI. The winning pitcher was Lakeshore’s Parker Kirkpatrick (Northern Illinois) with Will Klein (Eastern Illinois) coming in for the saving pitch. The losing pitcher was Green Bay’s Tanner Lane (Pittsburg State).
Rockford Rivets 10, Kalamazoo Growlers 7
The Rockford Rivets defeated the Kalamazoo Growlers 10-7 with the Rivets having a total of ten runs and twelve hits during the game. Rockford scored a solid eight runs in the top of the fifth inning bridging the gap away from the Growlers to take the lead. Clay Owens (USC) hit one home run and three RBI from Kalamazoo. Rivets Andrew Wilhite (Minnesota) received one double and one RBI. The winning pitcher was Rockford’s Trevin Eubanks (Valdosta State) who pitched two innings with two runs and three hits. The losing pitcher was Growlers Spencer Juergens (University of Missouri).
Battle Creek Bombers 4, Traverse City Pit Spitters 14
The Traverse City Pit Spitters dominated the Battle Creek Bombers with a final score 14-4. The Pit Spitters captured the win over the Bombers with the team strong nine run seventh inning. John Malcom (Vanderbilt) received one home run, three RBI, and one double for Battle Creek. Traverse Cities Michael Slaten (Benedictine College) hit two triples along with five RBI. The winning pitcher was Austin Shea (Toccoa Falls) with three runs and five hits during his five innings at the mound. The losing pitcher was Bombers Amani Godfrey (Saginaw Valley State).
Mankato MoonDogs 0, Rochester Honkers 1
The Mankato MoonDogs were shut out by the Rochester Honkers in a low score and close battle. The final score was 1-0. Rochester’s Ryan Ober (Oregon State University) hit one home run along with one RBI. The winning pitcher of the game was Honkers Landon Anderson (Cal State Fullerton) who pitched an impressive seven innings giving up no runs, five hits, and five strike outs. Keon Taylor (Georgetown College) came in for the save during the last inning for Rochester. The losing pitcher was MoonDogs Tyler Lesley (Angelo State) with one run and five hits during his five innings of work.
Bismarck Larks 3, Willmar Stingers 6
The Willmar Stingers won against the Bismarck Larks with an ending game score of 6-3. The Stingers had six runs and eight hits throughout the entire night. Willmar’s Daniel Walsh (Sacramento City) received one RBI and one double hit. The winning pitcher was Trevor Divinski (Minnesota State- Mankato) who pitched six innings with two runs, six hits, and three strike outs. Aldo Fernandez (New Mexico State) came in for the saving pitch for the Stingers. The losing pitcher was Bismarcks Hunter Kloke (Indiana University- Southeast).
Waterloo Bucks 6, St. Cloud Rox 1
The Waterloo Bucks beat the St. Cloud Rox tonight with a finalized game score of 6-1. The Bucks had a total of six runs and eight hits throughout the game. Patrick Ferguson (Kent State) hit one home run and two RBI for the Bucks. St. Cloud’s Brett Bonar (University of Nebraska-Omaha) received one double hit and one RBI. The winning pitcher was Justin Beyer (Wagner) who gave up no runs, four hits, and four strike outs during his five innings at the pitchers mound. The losing pitcher was Rox Trevor Koenig (St. Cloud State).
Eau Claire Express 12, La Crosse Loggers 5
The Eau Claire Express demolished the La Crosse Loggers 12-5. The Express had a total of twelve runs and eleven hits throughout tonights battle. Troy Beilsmith (Evansville) hit one home run and one RBI for Eau Claire. Loggers Ryan Holgate (Arizona) also had one home run along with one RBI. The winning pitcher of the game was Noah Denoyer (San Joaquin Delta) who pitched two innings giving up one run and three hits. The losing pitcher was La Crosse Nick Eaton (Butler).
Schedule for June 29:
Battle Creek @ Rockford (5:05 pm)
Battle Creek @ Rockford (6:35 pm)
Wisconsin Rapids Rafters @ Fond du Lac (5:05 pm)
Wisconsin Rapids Rafters @ Fond du Lac (6:35 pm)
Willmar @ La Crosse (6:05 pm)
Mankato @ St. Cloud (6:05 pm)
Waterloo @ Thunder Bay (6:05 pm)
Madison @ Green Bay (6:05 pm)
Rochester @ Bismarck (6:05 pm)
Wisconsin Woodchucks @ Lakeshore (6:35 pm)
Duluth @ Eau Claire (6:35 pm)
Kenosha @ Traverse City (7:05 pm)
Kalamazoo @ Kokomo (7:05 pm)