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Kingfish fall in game three to Jackrabbits

The Jackrabbits outhit the Kingfish 14 to 5

Kenosha, WI– The Kenosha Kingfish (7-5) dropped game three of the four-game series to the Kokomo Jackrabbits (7-4) on Thursday, July 15 at Historic Simmons Field 13-1.

The Kingfish scored first in the bottom of the third inning on a single from Carmine Lane (University of South Florida) that scored Vince Bianchina (Northwestern).

The Jackrabbits quickly got this run back as they scored two against Kingfish starter Jared Thompson (Illinois Springfield) in the top of the fourth.

Kokomo scored one run in the fifth and three in the sixth off of Kingfish reliever Harry Deliyannis (Pomona-Pitzer) to make the score 6-1.

The Jackrabbits tacked on a combined seven runs in the eighth and ninth innings of of reliever Clayton Johnson (University of Illinois) and position player Xavier Watson (University of Illinois).

Thompson picks up the loss for the Kingfish after pitching 3.2 innings and giving up two earned runs on three hits and three walks. Kokomo starter Rio Britton is credited with the win after pitching three innings and only giving up one run.

Bianchina went 2-4 with a run scored, Lane went 2-3 with an RBI and a hit by pitch and Mckay Barney (University of Washington) went 1-4 to combine for all five of Kenosha’s hits.

The Kingfish and Jackrabbits will play the final game of the four-game series today, Friday, July 16 at 6:05 p.m. CT at Historic Simmons Field.