Walker's three hits lead offense
Wisconsin Rapids, WI – The Wisconsin Woodchucks (30-36, 17-14 Second Half) fell to the Wisconsin Rapids (45-21, 21-9 Second Half), 6-5, Monday at Witter Field in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
Steve Passatempo (UMass Lowell) doubled and drove in a run with a sacrifice fly. Steele Walker (Oklahoma) scored twice on three hits. Jared Oliva singled twice and scored once. Tony Gudino (UC-Riverside) drove in two runs with a second-inning single.
Michael Imperato (Brookdale CC/Lynn) took the loss.
The 'Chucks are back at Athletic Park Thursday, August 11th to play the first of their final two-game set at home against Kenosha. Order your tickets today by calling 715.845.5055
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The Wisconsin Woodchucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 23rd season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods 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 150 Northwoods 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 (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visitwww.woodchucks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store and set the Woodchucks as your favorite team.