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Dock Spiders Walk-Off Kingfish

Dock Spiders Walk-Off Kingfish

 

Fond Du Lac took a 2-1 season series lead on Kenosha.

 

Fond Du Lac, Wis– The Kenosha Kingfish (3-2) fell to the Fond Du Lac Dock Spiders (4-0) 10-9 in ten innings at Herr Baker Field.

 

Looking to get their second win in a row, the Kingfish bats struck first in the first inning when Justin Janas (Illinois) singled to score Mitch Jebb (Michigan State). A few batters later, Vince Bianchina (Northwestern) singled to score Luke Stephenson (Xavier) to put Kenosha up 2-0.

 

Kenosha doubled their lead in the third inning on a Bianchina single that scored Janas and a Xavier Watson (Illinois) single that scored Kirk Liebert (Kentucky).

 

In the bottom half of the third, Fond Du Lac cut the deficit down to 4-3 and took the lead in the fifth with a four run frame to take control of the contest 7-4.

 

In the sixth, Kenosha had a four spot of their own. Janas singled again, scoring Jebb Carmine Lane (South Florida). Liebert then grounded out, but Stephenson scored. Bianchina nailed another RBI single, scoring Janas to put Kenosha up 8-7. 

 

Fond Du Lac took the lead in the seventh, but Kenosha tied the game in the ninth on a Janas RBI double that scored McKay Barney (Washington) to even the score at 9-9. Fond Du Lac was unable to score in the ninth, but walked it off in the tenth to take the first leg of the home and home.

 

On the mound, Kingfish starter Dante Guarascio (Carthage) pitched four innings allowing six runs. Randon Dauman (Saint Louis) came on in relief, throwing one inning and conceding a run. Brady Kais (Columbus State) pitched two innings giving up two runs. Clayton Johnson (Illinois) pitched one inning of shutout ball. Nick Meyer threw one inning, conceding one unearned run in the tenth.

 

Kenosha will take on Fond Du Lac tomorrow, Sunday July 11. First pitch is at 4:00 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.