Green Bay closes out 2022 season with road losses to Lakeshore
BOX SCORE GAME 1
BOX SCORE GAME 2
Mequon, Wis.- The Green Bay Rockers fell to the Lakeshore Chinooks in a doubleheader Saturday night 14-8 and 5-1 Kapco Park to close out the 2022 regular season.
The Rockers finish the 2022 season 30-42 and 20-16 in the second half as well as going 6-4 in their last 10 games to close out the 2022 summer.
After the first game started in the top of the second due to a suspension, the Chinooks were up 4-0 and tacked on four more runs in the bottom of the second, taking an 8-0 lead through two innings of play.
Green Bay responded with one run in the top of the third on a solo home run to left center field from Jake Mastillo, making it an 8-1 ballgame after two and a half innings of play.
The Chinooks however came back with two runs of their own in each of the third and fourth innings, while the Rockers scored one more in the fourth themselves, as the Lakeshore lead extended to 12-2 heading into the fifth.
Green Bay came back with RBIs from Keniel De Leon and Carson Yates in top of the fifth, but the Chinooks scored two more runs in the bottom of the frame, as the score went to 14-4 in favor of Lakeshore going into the sixth.
Chase Hudson hit a solo home run in the top of the sixth and Alex Windey pitched a scoreless bottom sixth, with the Rockers making it a 14-5 game after six innings in Mequon.
Windey pitched a scoreless seventh and eighth innings as well to keep the Chinooks off the board through those two innings, and the Rockers tacked on three more runs in the top of the ninth.
Despite the late three runs for the Rockers, Lakeshore held on for the win 14-8 in game one of the two-game doubleheader.
In the second game, Lakeshore scored four runs in the bottom of the third off a three-RBI triple and a throwing error, giving the Chinooks the 4-0 lead through three innings.
Green Bay however responded in the top of the fifth on an RBI double by Chase Hudson, bringing home Brett Blair which gave the Rockers their first run of the second game.
Lakeshore came back and tacked on one more run in the bottom of the sixth, taking a 5-1 heading into the seventh and final inning.
Green Bay did not score in the top of the seventh as Lakeshore held on for a 5-1 win, sweeping the doubleheader at Kapco Park.
The Rockers have now concluded their 2022 season with Saturday’s contest. Green Bay will now look to the 2023 season and the Rockers thank all fans for their continued support throughout the entire summer.
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