Logger Losers in Shortened Game
The Kenosha Kingfish were able to rally in the bottom of the fifth to take the lead for good in a six inning rain shortened game at Simmons Field in Kenosha against the Loggers.
La Crosse struck first when Nick Kanavas (Arizona) was able to drive a sacrifice fly to shallow right field and score Mitch Bevacqua (Washington) in the top of the second inning. After Kenosha tied it in the bottom of the inning, La Crosse took the lead again in the third when Jack Meggs scored (Washington) on an error by Kenosha starter, Steven Klimek (St. Bonaventure).
Kenosha would rally back and take the lead in the bottom of the fourth. La Crosse would get it right back in the top of the fifth when Adrian Chacon (North Carolina) scored on a Meggs' RBI double. Meggs would then score on an error by Kenosha catcher, Michael Adkins (Middle Tennessee State).
Kenosha, however, would rally again in the bottom of the fifth and take the lead for good when Buddy Reed (Florida) and Alex Dunlap (Stanford) would score on a Kyle Brooks (North Florida) two-run RBI double. The Kingfish would add one more run and win the ballgame 6-4.
La Crosse will now play the second of a home & home doubleheader with the Madison Mallards on Wednesday. The first game will be at Copeland Park with the first pitch being at 12:05. The second game is scheduled in Madison at Warner Park for 7:05.