The St.Cloud Rox continue their streak winning their sixth game in a row defeating the Mud Puppies. The Rox have won eight of their past ten games with 23 wins in the second half of the season. The Green Bay Rockers and Eau Claire Express also continue their success with a five game win streak. The Express lead the Great Plains East with 22 wins.
Kalamazoo Growlers 10, Battle Creek Battle Jacks 9
The Kalamazoo Growlers earn their third win in a row as they defeat the Battle Creek Battle Jacks 10-9. The Growlers struck first, scoring four runs in the top of the first inning with an RBI single by Myles Beale (Northwood University) and River Terry (Centralia). Beale had two hits with two walks and three RBI. Terry had one hit, two walks and two RBI. The Growlers scored four more runs in the sixth inning with RBI singles by Alex Calarco (Northwestern University) and Casen Taggart (Centralia College). Quinn Waterhouse (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville) earned the win on the mound throwing two innings with one strikeout.
Kokomo Jackrabbits 8, Rockford Rivets 4
The Kokomo Jackrabbits rallied back to take down the Rockford Rivets 8-4. The Jackrabbits scored six runs in the bottom of the fourth inning with an RBI triple by Max Farfan (University of Illinois at Chicago), RBI single by Connor Stewart (Point Loma Nazarene University) and RBI double by Nick Harms (Case Western Reserve University). Harms had two hits with two RBI. Kyle Guarding (Case Western Reserve University) started the game on the mound throwing five innings with seven strikeouts giving up only one hit. Nick Venegas (Trinity Baptist College) closed the game throwing the last four innings with one strikeout. The Jackrabbits had eight hits with zero errors on the field to win the first game of the series.
Green Bay Rockers 6, Wausau Woodchucks 1
The Green Bay Rockers won their fifth game in a row defeating the Wausau Woodchucks 6-1. Jake Mastillo (Long Island University – Brooklyn) led the team with two hits including a home run and three RBI. Matt Scannell (Princeton University) also had a home run for the Rockers with two walks scoring twice as he reached base. Kyle Jungers (Edgewood College) earned the win on the mound throwing the first five innings with eight strikeouts giving up only one hit. Luke Hoskins (Xavier University) came into the game to throw the next three innings with five strikeouts giving up one hit. The pitching staff had 14 strikeouts on the night to take the win.
Traverse City Pit Spitters 10, Kenosha Kingfish 7
The Traverse City Pit Spitters started the series off with a win as they took down the Kenosha Kingfish 10-7. Alec Atkinson (Yale University) went three for four at the plate with a double, walk, two stolen bases and three RBI. Evan Orzech (Saint Xavier University) reached base three times with two hits, a walk and two RBI. Jacob Charon (Lawrence University) had a double with two walks and a stolen base scoring twice. Anthony Ramirez (California State University, Stanislaus) closed the game throwing the last inning with two strikeouts. The Pit Spitters had nine hits with zero hits to take the win.
Eau Claire Express 9, Mankato MoonDogs 7
The Eau Claire Express won their fifth game in a row as they defeated the Mankato MoonDogs 9-7. The Express struck first, scoring four runs in the first inning with an RBI single by Sam Kuckinski (University of Montevallo) and Benjamin Rosengard (Rice University). Rosengard had one hit with two walks and one RBI. Peter Brookshaw (North Dakota State University) and Joe Yorke (California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) both had three hits with a walk and two RBI each. Cadyn Schwabe (North Dakota State University) also had three hits with two walks and three stolen bases. Chris Baytosh (California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) threw two innings with five strikeouts allowing zero runs to score. The Express had 14 hits with zero errors on the field.
Fond du Lac Dock Spiders 7, Lakeshore Chinooks 6
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders started the series off with a win against the Lakeshore Chinooks 7-6. Kemp Alderman (University of Mississippi) led the offense with two hits, four RBI and one stolen base. Patrick Noland (Vanderbilt University) had two singles with two stolen bases scoring three times. Jacob Kampf (Heartland Community College) was the starting pitcher throwing four innings with two strikeouts. Noah Magee (University of Mississippi) threw the last 3.2 innings with two strikeouts allowing zero runs to score. The Spiders had eleven hits with nine walks to earn their 17th win.
Rochester Honkers 18, Waterloo Bucks 0
The Rochester Honkers took down the Waterloo Bucks 18-0. Will Asby (Sacramento City College) had two hits with two doubles and four RBI. Michael Brown (University of Washington) had three hits including two singles, a double and two RBI scoring each time. Tyler White (California State University, Long Beach) reached base four times with two hits and two walks scoring four times. Jacob Smith led the team throwing the first six innings with seven strikeouts giving up three hits. Justin Agnor (University of Tennessee at Martin) threw the last two scoreless innings with one strikeouts giving up no hits. The Honkers generated 19 hits to defeat the Bucks.
Wisconsin Rapids Rafters 14, Madison Mallards 13
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters continued their success defeating the Madison Mallards 14-13. The Rafters struck first with two back to back home runs by Brady Jurdgella (Minnesota) and Chase Call (University of California, Irvine). Jurdgella had one hit with three walks. Call had three hits with two doubles, a walk and three RBI. Aidan Brewer (Hillsdale College) contributed to the offense with two hits including a home run and four RBI. Angel Medina (Cerritos College) earned the win on the mound throwing two innings with two strikeouts. Connor Kurki (Coastal Carolina University) closed the game throwing the last inning with three strikeouts.
Duluth Huskies 4, La Crosse Loggers 0
The Duluth Huskies took the first game of the series as they defeated the La Crosse Loggers 4-0. Ryan Chmielewski (Southwest Minnesota State University) led the team throwing the first 4.1 innings with six strikeouts giving up three hits allowing zero runs to score. Joe Vos (University of St. Thomas) started the game off with an RBI single. Vos had three hits with one RBI and a stolen base. Devin Hurdle (University Nebraska Omaha) reached base three times with two hits including a double and three stolen bases scoring twice as he reached base. The Huskies had seven hits to earn their 14th win of the season.
St.Cloud Rox 9, Minnesota Mud Puppies 7
The St.Cloud Rox won their sixth game in a row as they took down the Minnesota Mud Puppies 9-7. Ike Messenga (University of Minnesota) led the team with two hits including a home run, a walk and four RBI. O’Neil Burgos (Southern University and A&M College) contributed to the offense with two hits, a double and two hits by pitches. Jack Steil (North Dakota State University) had a home run with a walk and two RBI. Nick Hyde (Western Carolina University) started the game throwing five innings with six strikeouts allowing only one run to score. Tyler Cornett (West Texas A&M University) was the closing pitcher throwing the last 1.2 innings with two strikeouts to earn the win.
Willmar Stingers 11, Bismarck Larks 0
The Willmar Stingers won their second game in a row as they took down the Bismarck Larks 11-0. Jack Zigan (Minnesota State University, Mankato) earned Northwoods League Pitcher of the Night, throwing seven scoreless innings with one strikeouts giving up only three hits. Mitch Gutkecht (Minnesota State University, Mankato) threw the last two innings with three strikeouts giving up only one hit. The Stingers scored six runs in the fourth inning with a grand slam by Will Hodo (University of Alabama) and RBI single by Grayson Tarlow (California State University, Northridge). Tarlow had two hits with two stolen bases and one RBI.
Battle Creek @ Kalamazoo (6:35pm)
Rockford @ Kokomo (6:35pm)
Lakeshore @ Fond du Lac (6:35pm)
La Crosse @ Duluth (6:35pm)
Eau Claire @ Mankato (6:35pm)
Wausau @ Green Bay (6:35pm)
Madison @ Wisconsin (6:35pm)
Traverse City @ Kenosha (6:35pm)
Rochester @ Waterloo (6:35pm)
Minnesota @ St.Cloud (7:05pm)
Bismarck @ Willmar (7:05pm)