Loves Park, Ill. – The Kenosha Kingfish defeated Rockford Rivets 12-10 on Thursday night.
Rockford put up five runs to start the game starting with a Nick Demarco solo shot.
Down 5-0, Kenosha got their first hit and scored on a Parker Stinson RBI double that plated Taylor Darden. In the sixth, Kenosha batted around scoring nine runs on three hits to take a 10-5 lead.
Following two runs in the top of the eighth for Kenosha, Rockford put up five of their own in the bottom half, but it was too late as Kenosha salvaged the split.
Aaron Husson was charged with the loss after recording no outs and allowing two runs.
Kenosha pitcher McCray Gann was credited with the win after throwing 3.2 innings, conceding five runs. He relieved Lin Chen-Wei who lasted 2.2 innings conceding four runs and Nick Ferazzi who pitched 1.1 frames allowing one run. Grayson Thurman closed out the game to book his tenth save on the season.
Kenosha (1-1) will take on the Battle Creek Battle Jacks (0-2) in the series opener on July 8th. The first pitch will be at 6:35 p.m. CST.