Kenosha Jackrabbits And Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Win In 10 Innings

Saturday’s Northwoods League game ended with eight teams sweeping their series. Two games went into an extra 10 inning game with the Kokomo Jackrabbits and the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters walking off to get the win. The Kalamazoo Growlers and the La Crosse Loggers continue their win streaks and now have a winning record. 

Kalamazoo Growlers 7, Battle Creek Battle Jacks 6

The Kalamazoo Growlers sweep the Battle Creek Battle Jacks 7-6. The Growlers scored the first runs of the game in the second inning. Gabriel Gutierrez (University of Miami) had two hits including a double, triple and an RBI. Luke Storm (Duke University) hit a double in the sixth inning scoring the third run of the game. Storm had two walks and three RBI to lead his team. 

Kokomo Jackrabbits 3, Kenosha Kingfish 2

The Kokomo Jackrabbits defeated the Kenosha Kingfish 3-2 to split the series in a 10 inning game. Alejandro Holguin (University of South Carolina – Upstate) went 3 for 5 at the plate with one RBI. Carlos Hidalgo (St. John’s University) had two hits with one walk to get on base. The team together has eight hits with four stolen bases. Braydon Tucker (Indiana University) and Hector Garcia (Hope International University) both pitched five innings with eight strikeouts each. 

Wausau Woodchucks 4, Traverse City Pit Spitters 1

The Wausau Woodchucks swept the series taking down the Traverse City Pit Spitters 4-1. The Woodchucks scored their first three runs in the fourth inning with an RBI triple by Amani Larry (University of New Orleans) and an RBI single by Kevin Kilpatrick (University of Houston). Zach Levenson (University of Miami) scored the next run in the fifth with an RBI single. Aidan Major (West Virginia University) had the win on the mound throwing six innings with eight strikeouts and allowed only one run to score. 

St.Cloud Rox 9, Mankato MoonDogs 0

The St.Cloud Rox defeated the Mankato MoonDogs in a scoreless 9-0 victory. Nathan Culley (Minnesota State University, Mankato) started the game pitching, throwing a complete five innings with six strikeouts. The Rox scored eight runs in the second innings with a grand slam by Brady Prewit (Colorado State University – Pueblo). Prewit had two hits on the night with four RBI. Trevor Austin (Mercer University) had two hits as well with two walks and two RBI. 

La Crosse Loggers 9, Eau Claire Express 5

The La Crosse Loggers sweep the Eau Claire Express 9-5. Mac Danford (Enterprise State Community College) led his team going 2 for 5 with a double and two RBI. Connor Walsh (Rice University) had the second double of the night with two walks and scored twice as he reached base. Grady Gorgen (Troy University) had his fourth win on the mound throwing four strikes in 1.2 innings. 

Rockford Rivets 6, Green Bay Rockers 2

The Rockford Rivets rallied back to take the sweep against the Green Bay Rockers 6-2. The Rivets took the lead in the seventh inning scoring their final four runs. Ben Brantley (Louisiana Tech University) had a multi hit game with two singles and two RBI. Brandon Bannon (University of Illinois at Springfield), Brody Harding (University of Illinois), Colton Klein (Carthage College) each had a hit piece. 

Wisconsin Rapids Rafters 4, Madison Mallards 3

The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters stay hot winning their 17th game against the Madison Mallards 4-3. The Rafters rallied back in 10 innings with a walk off by Jacob Igawa (University of Hawaii) scoring two runs. Brendan Bobo (California State University, Fullerton) scored the first run of the game in the bottom of the first inning with an RBI single. Ben Ross (Notre Dame College) led his team with two hits and one walk scoring once as he reached base. 

Bismarck Larks 5, Waterloo Bucks 3

The Bismarck Larks defeat the Waterloo Bucks 5-3 to sweep the series. Garrett Yawn (Long Island University – Brooklyn) pitched the first seven innings with four strikeouts giving up two hits and allowed only one run to score. Dylan Perry (Kaskaskia College) earned Northwoods League Player of the Night with two hits including a single, home run and four RBI. A.J Barraza (California State University, San Bernardino) had two hits and two walks with one RBI. 

Fond du Lac Dock Spiders 5, Lakeshore Chinooks 1

The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders split the series taking the win against the Lakeshore Chinooks 5-1. Kaleb Hill (Charleston Southern University) had the win on the mound throwing seven scoreless innings with four strikeouts. Kyte McDonald (Wichita State University) went 2 for 4 with three RBI scoring the most runs for his team. Stephen Schissler (Nova Southeastern University) had two doubles with one stolen base scoring three times he reached base. 

Willmar Stingers 3, Duluth Huskies 2

The Willmar Stingers won the series against the Duluth Huskies 3-2. Zac Corbin (Kennesaw State University) scored the first run of the game with an RBI single. The Stingers took the lead in the seventh inning with a home run by Will Hodo (University of Alabama). Jack Habeck (St. Cloud State University) had an outstanding performance on the mound throwing a complete game with seven strikeouts allowing only two runs to score. 

Sunday’s Schedule: 

Rockford @ Wisconsin (1:05pm) 

Fond du Lac @ Madison  (1:05 pm) 

Jackrabbits @ Battle Creek (1:35pm) 

Wausau @ Lakeshore (1:35pm) 

La Crosse @Waterloo (2:35pm) 

Kalamazoo @ Kenosha (4:05pm) 

Duluth @ Rochester (5:05pm) 

Green Bay @ Traverse City (5:05pm) 

Bismarck @ Mankato (5:05pm) 

Willmar @ St.Cloud (5:05pm)