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Kingfish Fall to Kokomo in Series Finale on Walk Off

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Friday, June 18, 2021

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Kingfish Fall to Kokomo in Series Finale on Walk Off

 

Kenosha falls to 9-9 on the season.

 

Kokomo, Ind– The Kenosha Kingfish (9-9) fell to the Kokomo Jackrabbits (8-10) 6-5 at Kokomo Municipal Stadium on Friday, June 18th.

 

Looking to take the sweep, Kokomo put up four runs in the third inning that consisted of a TJ Fondtain (San Diego State) two-run homerun to take a 4-0 lead.

 

In the fifth inning, the Kingfish cut the deficit in half on a Mitch Jebb (Michigan State) double that scored Casey O’Laughlin (Azusa Pacific). Later in the inning, a delayed double steal scored Jebb to make it 4-2.

 

In the sixth inning, Kenosha added on three more courtesy of a Luke Stephenson (Xavier) RBI double that scored Kirk Liebert (Kentucky) and Justin Janas (Illinois) to make it 4-4. Later in the inning, Henry Kusiak (Missouri Southern) grounded out, scoring Stephenson to make it 5-4.

 

In the ninth inning, with one out and a runner on first base, Camden Vasquez (San Diego) tripled to tie the game. The next batter, Dylan Dennis (Loyola Marymount) singled to score Vasquez and win the game for the Jackrabbits. 

 

On the mound, Kingfish starter Dominic Haan (Michigan State) had a no-decision throwing three innings and giving up four runs. Ethan Peters (Loras) pitched four innings of shutout ball. Hayden Fox (UW Whitewater) 1.1 innings conceding two runs. Nick Meyer (Dayton) entered the game, but only threw one pitch to Dennis.

 

Kenosha will take on Battle Creek at home on Saturday, June 19 at 6:05 p.m CDT.

 

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.