Wausau, Wi. – The Kenosha Kingfish defeated the Wausau Woodchucks 13-11 on Monday night.
Kenosha scored seven unanswered runs with three runs in the second inning courtesy of a James Oman single that scored Brady Counsell, a Parker Stinson single that scored Colin Kalinowski and Oman scored on a wild pitch. They added four in the third courtesy of an Oman bases-clearing three-RBI triple and scored on an error to make it 7-0.
Down by ten, Wausau put up five in the sixth to cut the gap down to five. However, Kenosha replied with one in the seventh from a Connor Hincks RBI double that scored Zack Carinci to put Kenosha up 13-7.
In the ninth, Wausau rattled off three runs to cut the gap down to two, but Kenosha held on to take the opener.
Matt Milner was charged with the loss after throwing 2.1 innings allowing five runs.
Kenosha pitcher Santiago Gomez was credited with the win after throwing five innings conceding four runs. Anthony Touhy relieved Gomez, throwing 0.1 innings and allowing three runs. Jackson Bahn threw 2.1 innings of one-run ball. Damian Wallace followed, throwing 0.1 innings and allowing three runs. Zack Carinci got his first save of the season, throwing one frame of shutout ball.
Kenosha (12-13) will take on the Wausau Woodchucks (12-12) in the series finale on August 3rd. The first pitch will be at 6:35 p.m. CST.