Kenosha Closes Road Trip with 11-6 Victory
GREEN BAY, Wis. – The losing skid only got to three before the Kenosha Kingfish (4-3) got back their winning ways with an 11-6 victory over the Green Bay Bullfrogs (3-5).
Kenosha starter Colton Johnson (Illinois State) had a strong performance on the mound in his second start with the team. Johnson went 4.0 innings allowing three runs on four hits with eight strikeouts and only three walks. Johnson picked up the win for his efforts, his first on the year.
Connor Doyle (San Diego) and Jack Weiller (Virginia) both had big days at the plate for Kenosha. Doyle reached base in every one of his plate appearances, finishing the day 1-for-1 with five walks and three runs scored. Weiller also scored three runs, as the first baseman went 1-for-3 with three walks and two runs batted in.
Kevin Napoleon (Butler) come on to relieve Johnson in the fifth inning and pitched strongly in his third season appearance. He went 3.1 innings allowing five hits and three runs, striking out three along the way. Max Rimac (Cisco College) helped out Napoleon in the eighth inning, coming in to get the final two outs.
Kingfish closer Josh Serio (UW-Milwaukee) came in during a non-save situation to close out the game in the ninth. Serio retired the side in short order to seal the Kingfish victory.
The Kingfish finish their first road trip 2-3, bookending the trip with victories. Kenosha will have a quick series at home hosting the Kalamazoo Growlers starting Wednesday. You can watch the game on Northwoods League TV or listen online on the Kenosha Kingfish Radio Network.
The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Entering its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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 185 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.KingfishBaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Kingfish as your favorite team.