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Published On: June 1st, 2016

Kenosha, Wis. – It’s opening week in Wisconsin in the Northwoods League presented by Edvest.

The last time the Kingfish took the field, they were crowned Northwoods League champions. The Kingfish played their first game following the title match this evening, and ended it with a walk off single to defeat the La Crosse Loggers.

Kian O’Brien was the hero of the night. With the bases loaded, one out, and a 1-2 count, O’Brien drove an inside pitch to left field and plated Wes Weeks. O’Brien had a terrific outing in general, as he finished 3 for 4 with an RBI.

Matt Hearn had a successful evening, going 2 for 3 with a walk, while Jack Yalowitz went 1 for 3, drew a walk, and scored a run. Cal Jadacki ripped a big RBI double in the fourth inning, which served as the only Kingfish extra base hit of the night.

Brendon Allen took the mound for the Kingfish and had an excellent return to Kenosha. The junior at Eastern Illinois worked 6 innings of action, recorded 9 strikeouts, and allowed a mere 3 hits. Rigo Beltran made his Kingfish debut and worked two perfect innings, while striking out five.

The victory is the first home opener win in franchise history. The Kingfish will host the La Crosse Loggers tomorrow at 6:35CT before heading to Green Bay for a two game series.

Tickets and merchandise for your Kenosha Kingfish are on sale now. For more information on 7-game packs, season or group tickets, please visit or call 262.653.0900. The Kingfish office is located at 7817 Sheridan Road and is open 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and Saturday by appointment only.

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The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 23rd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (BOS) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit