Rockford, IL – [8/5/2023] – The Rockford Rivets showcased an extraordinary performance, securing an impressive 16-1 win against the Battle Jacks in a historic game played in front of a sold-out crowd. With 3,493 passionate fans in attendance, the Rivets displayed their prowess on the field, leaving an indelible mark on the game.
The atmosphere was electric at Rivets Stadium as the team faced off against the Battle Jacks. The Rivets wasted no time, unleashing their offensive firepower and scoring consistently in the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd innings, achieving a remarkable lead.
By the 7th inning stretch, the score stood at a commanding 13-1 in favor of the Rivets, a testament to their relentless pursuit of victory.
Pitcher Landen Southern delivered a remarkable performance, pitching through 6 innings and notching an impressive 8 strikeouts while allowing only 1 run. His exceptional display on the mound earned him the well-deserved title of Northwoods League Pitcher of the Night.
David Bishop emerged as a standout player, leading the team in batting average with an impressive .330. He contributed significantly with 2 hits and 1 walk, further solidifying the Rivets’ dominance.
The Rockford Rivets are set to once again take on the Battle Jacks tonight at Rivets Stadium at 4:05, fueled by the remarkable energy of the sold-out crowd. This victory not only showcased their determination but also solidified their status as a force to be reckoned with in the league.