The Kokomo Jackrabbits and La Crosse Loggers swept their series over the weekend, finding their way back into the win column going into week four of the season. Kalamazoo looks to face off against the JackRabbits Monday evening in a two game series to start the week. Battle Creek carries momentum going into week four after upsetting Green Bay in a 5-3 win to split their series Sunday evening.
Kalamazoo 7, Madison 10
Madison takes the series 2-0 against Kalamazoo after defeating them 10-7 Sunday evening. The Mallards stand in second place in Great Lakes West division with an 11-9 (.550) record.
Keenan Taylor (Purdue) went 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored. David Melfi (Wagner) went 1-for-3 with one RBI and two runs scored. Ryan Sprock (Elon) went 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBI. Josh Wintroub (Augustana) got the start throwing 3 innings – allowing only six hits, six runs, one walk, and struck out one.
Green Bay 3, Battle Creek 5
Battle Creek splits the series against the Rockers, breaking their win streak after winning game two 5-3. The Battle Jacks see their way back into the win column after Sunday’s conclusion.
Brock Daniels (Missouri) went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs scored. Jake Allygeyer (Western Illinois) went 2-for-3 with one RBI. Hunter Varnadoe (Middle Georgia St) earned the win throwing 7 innings – allowing five hits, three runs, three walks, and struck out two.
Eau Claire 4, Thunder Bay 10
Thunder Bay won the series against the Express Sunday evening, shutting them down 10-4. They now have an 8-8 (.500) record.
Peter Fusek (Western Illinois) went 3-for-4 with three runs scored. Tyler Griggs (Gonzaga) went 3-for-5 with one run. Jonah Sutton (Memphis) had four RBI on the night after going 3-for-4 with a double and run scored. Billy Humphrey (Western Illinois) came in relief for the Border Cats throwing 5 innings – allowing six hits, two runs, one walk and struck out three.
Wausau 0, Fond du Lac 1
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders split the series sto defeat Wausau 2-1 Sunday evening. The Dock Spiders earned their sixth win of the season.
Jack Gorman (Presbyterian College) and Paul Wittman (West Texas A&M) went 2-for-4 at the plate today. Gorman drove in the games only run today to help secure the win for his team. Sebastian Guzman (Washington University – St. Louis) got the start throwing 6 innings – allowing four hits, zero runs, three walks, and struck out four batters.
Duluth 11, Waterloo 9
Duluth won the series 2-0 against Waterloo Sunday evening. They scored eleven runs on eighteen hits and zero errors in the field. The Huskies are now 10-8 on the season.
Joshua Duarte (Georgetown) went 2-for-3 with one RBI and two runs scored. Brylan West (Florida International) had three RBI on the night. Tyler Leroy (Arizona Western College) went 2-for-5 with two home runs, six RBI, and two runs scored. Alex Potter (Nebraska – Omaha) got the start for the Huskies throwing 2 innings – allowing three hits, zero runs, one walk, and one strikeout.
Lakeshore 9, Wisconsin 7
The Lakeshore Chinooks win the series against the Rapid Rafters after their 9-7 defeat Sunday evening.
Brady Counsell (Minnesota) went 3-for-6 with a double and three runs scored. Avery Owusu-Asiedu (Southern Illinois -Edwardsville) had two RBI on the night. James Reese (Lafayette) (2-0) earned the win after throwing 2.2 innings – allowing five hits, two runs, one walk, and struck out five.
Bismarck 4, St. Cloud 2
The Bismarck Larks split the series against St. Cloud Sunday evening, winning in a 4-2 ball game. The Larks earned their ninth win of the season and are now 9-11.
Kai Hori (New Orleans) went 2-for-4 with one RBI. Jackson Beaman (Missouri), Luc Stuka (California St – Northridge), and Evans Ames (Chipola) each tallied one RBI on the evening to lead the Larks offense to victory. Carter Rost (Cumberland) got the start throwing 4 innings and allowed only three hits, zero runs, one walk, and struck out three.
Rockford 3, Traverse City 8
The Rockford Rivets dropped game two against Traverse City. The Pit Spitters scored eight runs on twelve hits to bounce back and take game two of the series. Traverse City is now 14-6, still leading the Great Lakes division.
Colin Summerhill (Northern Illinois) went 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored. Cole Prout (Central Michigan) and Dylan Carey (Nebraska) each went 2-for-4 at the plate. Josh Lanham (Lenoir-Rhyne University) earned the win (2-0) throwing 5 innings – allowing only four hits, three runs, three walks, and struck out four.
Kenosha 5, Kokomo 9
Kokomo wins the series after defeating Kenosha 9-5 in game two. The Jackrabbits are now 9-10 on the season.
Trevor Winterstein (Augustana) went 2-for-4 with two runs scored. Karson Hesser (Northern St) also went 2-for-4 at the plate with a double and two RBI. The Jackrabbits combined for ten hits on the evening. Stephen Schissler (Nova Southeastern) earned the win after throwing 6 innings – allowing three hits, two runs, two walks, and five strikeouts.
Minnesota 1, La Crosse 14
The La Crosse Loggers win the series 2-0 against Minnesota after defeating them 14-1 in game two. The Loggers are now 6-12 on the season.
Seth Cox (Memphis) went 4-for-4 with a double, three RBI, three runs scored. Gabe D’Arcy (San Diego) went 2-for-6 with a double, home run, two RBI and three runs scored. Dylan Kirkeby (Northwestern College) earned the win throwing 1 inning – allowing zero hits, one run, three walks, and struck out one.
Mankato 3, Willmar 5
The Willmar Stingers split the series against Mankato after defeating them 5-3 Sunday evening. The Stingers lead the Great Plains division with a 15-3 record.
Graysen Tarlow (California St – Northridge) went 1-for-3 with a double and two runs scored. Aidan Byrne (Minnesota St – Mankato) went 2-for-2 on the day with one RBI. Sean Rimmer (Hawaii) went 2-for-4 with a home run and one RBI. Mitch Gutknecht (Minnesota St – Mankato) got the start throwing 5 innings – allowing seven hits, two runs, one walk, and struck out five.
Minot 4, Rochester 6
The Rochester Honkers rally back to game two, splitting the series against Minot 1-1. The Honkers lead the Great Plains East division with a 12-8 record.
Kimo Fukofuka (San Jose St) went 2-for-3 with a home run, one RBI and two runs scored. Paul Schoenfield (Colorado Mesa) and Petey Craska (Georgia Tech) had a home run as well. Schoenfield drove in three off his. Matthew Brock (San Joaquin) is 2-0 after earning the win on the mound – allowing five hits, four runs, zero walks, and one strikeout in 5 innings pitched.
Monday (6/19) Schedule
Waterloo vs Thunder Bay (6:35 PM)
Kokomo vs Kalamazoo (6:35 PM)
Wisconsin vs Wausau (6:05 PM)
Traverse City vs Kenosha (6:35 PM)
Eau Claire vs Rochester (6:35 PM)
Duluth vs La Crosse (6:35 PM)
Battle Creek vs Rockford (6:35 PM)
Willmar vs Minot (6:35 PM)
Mankato vs Bismarck (6:35 PM)
Lakeshore vs Green Bay (6:35 PM)
Madison vs Fond du Lac (6:35 PM)