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Published On: July 8th, 2015


Wausau, WIS – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters tallied 16 hits. twice as many as hits as the Wisconsin Woodchucks, at Athletic Park Tuesday night, and the Rafters went on to win 11-2.

Wisconsin Rapids wasted no time in taking the lead. The Rafters scored four runs in the first inning on four hits, including two doubles, and one walk. They added a run in both the second and third innings to go up 6-0.

The Woodchucks scored their first runs in the sixth and seventh innings. Jared Oliva led off the sixth with a double, advanced on a groundout and scored on a wild pitch. The Chucks got back-to-back-to-back singles in the seventh from Taylor Kohlwey, Mason Fischback and Ty Black, the last of which brought Kohlwey home.

The Rafters did a lot more damage in the seventh, scoring five runs on five hits and one error. Dustin Woodcock delivered the big hit of the frame with a two-RBI double scoring Bryce Jordan and Jake Sandlin.

The Chucks and Rafters will finish their series tomorrow night at 6:35 p.m. at Athletic Park.

Tickets for all Woodchucks home games can be purchased online, at, by calling the Front Office at 715.845.5055, or by stopping by the Front Office (300 3rd. St. Suite 305, Wausau WI 55403) anytime between 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, or 9:00-4:00 p.m. on game days. The box office at Athletic Park (324 E. Wausau Ave, Wausau WI 55403) opens at 1:30 p.m. on game days. The Woodchucks are looking forward to a fun filled season at Athletic Park and we hope to see you there!



The WISCONSIN WOODCHUCKS are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwood’s League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, the Northwood’s League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 120 Northwood’s League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website.  For more information, visit