Battle Creek and Kenosha faced off in a fourteen inning battle Wednesday evening that resulted in Battle Creek coming through with the win. The Battle Jacks scored three at the top of the fourteenth to ensure a thrilling win over Kenosha. Four out of seven teams split their series in today’s double headers and look to continue staying in the win column for the remainder of this week.
La Crosse 2, Eau Claire 8
The Eau Claire Express takes game one of their series against La Crosse after defeating them 3-2 earlier this afternoon. The Express tack on their eleventh win of the season.
Dylan O’Connell (St. Thomas) went 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI, and one run scored – leading the Express offense today. Cole Conn (Illinois – Chicago) had a two RBI double. Isaiah Katz (Wisconsin – La Crosse) got the start throwing 4 innings – allowing three hits, zero run, one walk, and struck out three.
Fond du Lac 6, Lakeshore 5
The Fond du Lac Dock Spiders continue their win streak after taking game one of their series against the Lakeshore Chinooks. The Dock Spiders scored six runs on twelve hits to earn a 6-5 win.
Joseph Chavana (Trinity) earned the win throwing 6 innings – allowing six hits, one run, two walks, and struck out four. Teddy Deters (Xavier) went 4-for-5 with three RBI, leading his team again. Travis Strickler went 3-for-4 with a double, walk, and three runs scored.
Rochester 8, Duluth 5
The Rochester Honkers defeat the Duluth Huskies in game one of their double header today. The Honkers scored eight runs on seven hits. The Huskies out hit their opponent with eleven hits but were unable to tally enough runs across to get the win.
Ben North (Creighton) went 2-for-4 with three RBI in game one of the double header. Five batter in Rochester’s lineup had a hit this afternoon. The Honkers look to carry this momentum into game two Wednesday evening. Frank Craska (Quinnipiac) earned the win after coming in relief to throw 3 innings – allowed only four hits, one walk, and struck out two.
Wisconsin 11, Green Bay 4
Wisconsin defeat Green Bay for the second time in a row this week scoring eleven runs on sixteen hits to get the first win in their double header series. The Rapid Rafters look to carry on this consistency in game two later Wednesday evening.
Logan Hugo (Eastern Michigan) and Anthony Galason (Coastal Carolina) each went 3-for-5 with an RBI and one run scored. Jack Gurevitch (San Diego) went 2-for-4 with three runs scored. Three Wisconsin players tallied two RBI and Brendan Bobo (California St) led the team with three RBI in game one. Calen Graham (North Central Texas) earned the win throwing 5 innings – allowing three hits, two runs, zero walks, and struck out four.
Minnesota 9, St. Cloud 15
The St. Cloud Rox take game one of their double header against the Mud Puppies this afternoon. The Rox are looking to tally one more win Wednesday evening in game two against Minnesota. They remain in second in the Great Plains West with a 14-7 record.
Jackson Hauge (Minnesota St – Mankato) went 2-for-4 with a triple. four RBI, and two runs scored. John Nett (St. Cloud St) crossed home plate three times for the Rox while five players tallied two runs across today. Evan Esch (St. Thomas) earned the win after coming in relief throwing 3 innings and allowed five hits, three runs, three walks, and two strikeouts.
Madison 8, Wausau 14
The Wausau Woodchucks win game one against Madison 9-4 this afternoon. The Woodchucks now have a 13-10 record and are looking to get one more win later today again.
Jesse Donahoe (Georgia St) went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two runs. Drew Berkland (Minnesota) went 3-for-4 with a home run and five RBI. Brennan Holt (Oklahoma St) had two hits and three RBI this afternoon. Travis Lutz (Bradley) earned the win throwing 6 innings – allowed six hits, three runs, two walks, and struck out seven.
Mankato 11, Bismarck 0
The Mankato MoonDogs defeated the Bismarck Larks in game one of their double header this evening. The Mankato MoonDogs scored eleven runs on eleven hits to secure the win.
Max Williams (Alabama) went 2-for-2 with one RBI and three runs scored. Dustin Crenshaw (Grand Canyon) and James Agabedis III (Tulane) each had two RBI on the evening. Jake Riding (Cerro Coso Community College) earned the win after throwing 6 innings – allowing three hits, zero runs, two walks, and five strikeouts.
Waterloo 4, Thunder Bay 5 **
Thunder Bay sweeps the three game series against Waterloo this evening, defeating them 5-4. Thunder Bay continues to climb the win column and is now leading the Great Plains East with a 12-8 record.
Patrick Engskov (Oklahoma) went 2-for-4 with one run scored. Tyler Kehoe went 2-for-4 with one RBI. Trey Lewis (South Alabama) and Travis Chestnut (Texas A&M) each tallied a hit and two RBI on the night. Jack Pineau (Creighton) got the start on the mound for Thunder Bay throwing 3.2 innings – allowing four runs, two walks, and struck out four.
Traverse City 7, Kalamazoo 1 **
Traverse City defeated Kalamazoo 7-1 Wednesday evening taking game one of the series. The Pit Spitters earned their sixteenth win of the season and lead the Great Lakes East with a 16-7 record.
Parker Brosius (Georgia Tech) went 3-for-4 with two runs. Dylan Carey (Nebraska) went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored. Cole Prout (Central Michigan) went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI. Jayden Dentler (Northwood University) earned his third win after tonight’s outing. He threw 6 innings – allowed four hits, one run, one walk, and struck out ten.
Rockford 5, Kokomo 9**
The Kokomo Jackrabbits defeated the Rockford Rivets after scoring nine runs off ten hits. The Jackrabbits are now 10-12 on the season.
Karson Hesser (Northern St) went 2-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored. Roman Kuntz (Morehead St) led the team with six RBI on the evening after blasting a home run and a double. Nolan Christianson (Dordt) went 1-for-2 with three runs scored. Cade Waits (Drury) got the start throwing 4 innings – allowed only two hits, two runs, five walks, and five strikeouts.
Battle Creek 11 , Kenosha 8 **
The Battle Creek Battle Jacks defeated the Kenosha Kingfish in a thrillingly tight extra inning matchup Wednesday evening. The Battle Jacks earned their eighth win and continue climbing the win column this week.
Peyton Fisher (Central Arizona College) and Kyle Ratliff (Southern Illinois – Edwardsville) each went 3-for-5 and combined for three RBI and three runs. Blake Salamon (Northwood) and Jake Allgeyer (Western Illinois) had two RBI on the evening. Jake Tirk (College of Marin) got the start on the mound throwing 3.1 innings – allowing four hits, five runs, four walks, and four strikeouts.
Rochester 1, Duluth 3
Duluth splits the series after dropping game one of their double header against the Rochester Honkers this morning. The Huskies are now second in the Great Plains East division with a 13-9 record.
Austin Humphries (Arizona St) earned his third win and is now 3-0 on the season after throwing 6 innings – allowed only three hits, zero runs, two walks, and struck out five. Caleb Corbin (Iowa Central Community College) had a pinch hit three RBI triple, driving in the games only runs in game two of the series.
Mankato 8, Bismarck 2
The Mankato MoonDogs swept the Bismarck Larks in their double header series on Wednesday now making them 14-10 on the season. The MoonDogs have four wins in a row halfway through week four.
Joe Hauser (Minnesota), Hunter Faildo (Pima Community College), Ryan Nicholson (Cincinnati), and Kip Fougerousse (Evansville) each tallied two hits on the night. Falido and Hauser drove in two RBI. Nolan Tichy (Massachusetts) went 3-for-4 with a double and one run. Kolby Kiser (Southwest Minnesota St) earns his first win after throwing 6 innings – allowing five hits, one run, one walk, and four strikeouts.
Minnesota 3, St. Cloud 0
Minnesota splits the series double header after dropping game one against the Rox earlier this afternoon. The Mud Puppies see their way into the win column earning their fifth win of the season.
Tanner Recchio (St. Thomas) went 2-for-3 with two walks and one run scored. Will Couchman (North Iowa Area Community College) went 2-for-4 with one run. Brady Zavorek (Fresno City College) led the team with two RBI on the night. Joshua Dykhoff (Minnesota – Crookston) earns his second win after throwing 7 innings – allowed only three hits, zero runs, two walks, and struck out two.
Wisconsin 5, Green Bay 6
Green Bay bounces back after dropping game one against Wisconsin earlier this morning. The Rockers still hold the lead in the Great Lakes West division with a 15-9 record.
Lukas Schramm (Kentucky) went 2-for-3 with one RBI and two runs scored. Carlos Hernandez (Anderson) went 2-for-4 with a double, one RBI, and two runs. Cole Peschl (Charleston) gets his first win of the season after throwing 5.1 innings – allowing eight hits, five runs, one walk, with twelve strikeouts.
Willmar 4, Minot 3**
The Stingers rallied back in the top of the ninth to get the win against the Minot Hot Tots Wednesday evening. The Stingers tallied eleven hits, making the score 4-3 at the conclusion of today’s matchup.
Gabe Swansen (Nebraska) and Jack Hines (Augustana) each went 3-for-5 on the night and combined for two runs and one RBI. Kasten Furr (New Orleans) went 2-for-3 with one run scored. Drey Dirksen (Augustana) gave Willmar the lead and earned his 100th career RBI. Ray Cebulski (Point Loma Nazarene) got the start for Willmar throwing 6 innings – allowed five hits, two runs, one walk, and six strikeouts.
Fond du Lac 6, Lakeshore 4
Fond du Lac continues their win streak after sweeping their double header series against the Lakeshore Chinooks. The Dock Spiders have a three game win streak and earned their ninth win of the season.
Lorenzo Rios (Presbyterian) went 2-for-3 on the night. Seth Sweet-Chick (Nevada – Reno) had two RBI and two runs scored. Zach Silfies (Elizabethtown College) earned the win throwing 2.1 innings – allowing two hits, zero runs, zero walks, and five strikeouts. Justin Doyle (Stevens Institute of Technology) got the start on the mound and struck out four batters.
Madison 7, Wausau 8
Wausau swept the Madison Mallards after defeating them in extra innings to earn the 8-7 win. The Woodchucks are second in the Great Lakes division with a 14-10 record.
Dalton Pearson (Georgia St) went 3-for-5 with two doubles, three RBI, and one run scored. Colin Brueggemann (Oklahoma St), Jesse Donahoe (Georgia St), and Jake English (Kansas) each tallied two hits on the night. Drew Berkland (Minnesota) had two RBI on the evening. Cesar Avila (University of the Cumberlands) earned the win after coming in relief for the Woodchucks – allowing one hit, zero runs, zero walks, and one strikeouts.
La Crosse 5, Eau Claire 1
The La Crosse Loggers split the series against Eau Claire on Wednesday after dropping game on of their double header earlier afternoon. The Loggers now have a 7-15 record on the season.
Mac Danford (Tennessee – Martin) went 2-for-4 with a double and one run scored. Justin DeCriscio (San Diego) had two hits and three RBI, leading the Loggers offense this evening. Seth Cox (Memphis) got the start on the mound throwing 3 innings and allowed one hit, zero runs, one walk, and three strikeouts. The pitching staff combined for six hits and eight strikeouts.
Thursday 6/22 Schedule
Traverse City vs Kalamazoo (12:05 PM)
Rockford vs Kokomo (12:05 PM)
Battle Creek vs Kenosha (11:35 AM)
Traverse City vs Kalamazoo (6:35 PM)
Green Bay vs Madison (6:35 PM)
Rockford vs Kokomo (7:05 PM)
Wisconsin vs Fond du Lac (6:35 PM)
Wausau vs Lakeshore (6:35 PM)
Battle Creek vs Kenosha (6:35 PM)
Eau Claire vs Rochester (6:35 PM)
Waterloo vs Duluth (6:35 PM)
Minnesota vs Mankato (6:35 PM)
Thunder Bay vs La Crosse (6:35 PM)
Minot vs Bismarck (7:05 PM)
St. Cloud vs Willmar (7:05 PM)