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Kingfish Win Game 72

 

Kingfish Win Game 72

 

Kenosha finishes the season at 39-33.

 

Loves Park, Ill.– The Kenosha Kingfish (20-18) defeated the Rockford Rivets (14-21) 16-4 at Rivets Stadium on Saturday, August 14th.

 

Looking to rebound from the night before, Kenosha struck first in the top of the first when Wyatt Crenshaw (Colorado-Christian) scored on an error to put Kenosha up 1-0.

 

In the third, Kenosha added two more on a couple of sacrifice fly’s. The first came from Cam Collier (South Florida). The second came from Matt Korman (Wisconsin-Whitewater) to put the Kingfish up 3-0.

 

In the fourth, Chase Gibson (William Woods) singled to score Luke Stephenson (Elon) to increase the lead to 4-0. 

 

Following a two-run fifth for Rockford, Kenosha responded with a six-run sixth. Angelo Cantelo (Lewis University) doubled to score Mikey Madej (North Carolina). A few batters later, Josh Beier (MSOE) doubled to score Cantelo and Gibson. Crenshaw then singled to score Spencer Hans (Wisconsin-La Crosse) and Stephenson hit a sacrifice fly to increase the Kingfish lead to 10-2. Kenosha added on three in the seventh and eighth frames to increase their lead to 16-2. Rockford added two in their half of the eighth, but it wasn’t enough as Kenosha swam away with the win in the season finale.

 

On the mound, Kingfish starter Dominic Hann (Michigan State) picked up the win. He threw five innings conceding two runs. Alex Saunders (Wisconsin-Parkside) came on in relief allowing no runs in one inning pitched. Keith Kutzler (Carthage) threw an inning, conceding zero runs. Thomas Coffey (Carthage) also threw 0.2 innings allowing two unearned runs. Jeffrey Stanish (MSOE) got the final out in the eighth and Matt Zahora (Illinois-Chicago) threw a shutout in the ninth. 

 

Kenosha finishes their season at 39-33 which finishes them in third place in the Great Lakes East.

 

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.