LA CROSSE, Wis. — The La Crosse Loggers fell behind early and couldn’t get the bats rolling in a 7-1 loss to the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters on Sunday evening at Copeland Park. The Loggers fall to 11-4 while the Rafters improve to 18-7.
Billy Cook hit a three-run home run for the Rafters in the top of the first inning, and the Loggers did push across a run on an RBI single by JT Thompson (Texas State) in the bottom of the first inning, but that was all the scoring that La Crosse would muster.
Lucas Braun (San Diego) took the loss for the Loggers, despite allowing just three hits over four innings of work. Chas Sagedahl (Dallas Baptist) allowed three hits over three innings of relief for La Crosse.
Thompson, Braiden Ward (Washington), Blake Klassen (Saddleback CC), and Trey Harris (Crowder College) each recorded hits for the Loggers.
La Crosse will return home Monday night for a rematch with Wisconsin Rapids. First pitch is set for 6:35 pm.