Kenosha, Wis. – The second game of the Kingfish and Loggers series started as a call and response game with both teams scoring in multiple innings. The game made it into the sixth inning, with the Kingfish leading 6-4. The game was sent into a weather delay and was later called a rain shortened complete game. The Kingfish win 6-4 in five innings, sweeping the La Crosse Loggers.
It started as a back and forth affair between the two teams. The Loggers struck first in the second and the Kingfish answered right back. Buddy Reed hit a double and was later driven in by a Michael Adkins single. In only six innings, Adkins showed his power, going 2-3 with two RBI and two hits.
The second inning sang the same story, Loggers scored and Kingfish responded. This time it was thanks to a Zach Ratcliff RBI double. The Kingfish pulled ahead in the fourth 3-2 and added three more in the fifth for the 6-4 lead. The Kingfish were able to finish the fifth and enter the sixth inning.
Kingfish starter Steven Klimek found his footing after a tumultuous start. He ended the night with the win, striking out two and only allowing three runs.
The game was delayed in the top of the sixth with the Loggers up to bat, no outs and a runner on first. The game was called as a rain shortened complete game.
Wednesday, July 30th is a busy day for the Northwoods League, with every team playing a doubleheader. The Kingfish take on the Lakeshore Chinooks, the first game will be at 12:05 p.m. at Simmons Field and the second will be at Lakeshore, at 6:35 p.m. Tomorrow’s afternoon game will be Grandparents and Kids Day.
The Kingfish office is located at 7817 Sheridan Road and is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. For more information on 7-game packs, season or group tickets, please log on to kingfishbaseball.com or call 262.653.0900.