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Liebert Goes Long: Kingfish Defeat Kalamazoo 3-1

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

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Liebert Goes Long: Kingfish Defeat Kalamazoo 3-1

 

Liebert has seven RBI’S this season.

 

Kalamazoo, Mich– The Kenosha Kingfish (2-1) defeated the Kalamazoo Growlers (2-1) 3-1 at Homer Stryker Field on Wednesday, June 2nd. 

 

Following a four RBI night on Tuesday, catcher Kirk Liebert (Kentucky) had the lone RBI’s for Kenosha with a three-run homerun in the third inning that scored Josh Beier (MSOE) and McKay Barney (Washington).

 

The Kingfish held a 3-0 lead until the eighth when Luke Storm scored on a David Coppedge single. In the bottom of the ninth with the winning run at the plate and the tying run at second base, Nick Meyer (Otterbein) struck out Stephen Cullen to end the threat and the game.

 

On the mound, Kingfish starter Dante Guarascio (Carthage) picked up the win with five innings of shutout ball while striking out eight. Harry Deliyannis (Pomona-Pitzer) came in relief and only gave up one run in 3.2 innings pitched. Meyer (Otterbein) only faced one batter in the save effort.

 

Kenosha will take on Kalamazoo in the series finale Thursday, June 3 at 11:05 a.m before heading home for a two-game set against Traverse City. 

 

The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 27th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 250 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB Gold Glove finalist and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. 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.

 

The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 27th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 250 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB Gold Glove finalist and 2019 Second Team All-MLB shortstop Marcus Semien (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.northwoodsleague.com or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.