Woodchucks Fall To Chinooks In High Scoring Affair
Wausau, WI – The Woodchucks came into tonight’s game in Mequon looking to split the two-game series against the Chinooks. The Chucks took an early lead but the Chinooks offense woke up and defeated the Chucks 10-4.
The Chucks came out swinging right away as left fielder Jaren Shelby unloaded a two-run homer to left in the top of the 1st.
After the Chinooks answered for a run in the bottom of the 1st, the Woodchucks answered right back with a sac fly RBI from first basemen Alex Toral.
The Chinooks scored a run in the bottom of the 3rd to make it 3-2 and then broke out in the bottom of the 4th, scoring four runs and taking a 6-3 lead.
The Chucks started to come back with a solo shot from Jaren Shelby to make it 6-4. That was Shelby’s second homer of the game and third RBI of the night.
Despite the solid effort, the Chinooks won with a final score of 9-4.
Woodchucks right fielder Zach DeLoach had a great night at the plate going 3-5 as well as stealing two bases.
Chucks center fielder Jaren Shelby had himself quite the night going 2-2 with 2 home runs and three RBI’s. He also walked twice and reached base an impressive five times.
The Wisconsin Woodchucks will be back home at Athletic Park on Sunday July 8th as they host the Rockford Rivets. First pitch is at 3.05. Join us before the game at 1pm for a Police Vs Fire Softball game honoring fallen Detective Jason Weiland. Then stick around for local heroes’ day with the Woodchucks. For tickets, call us at 715.845.5055, stop by our front office, or visit woodchucks.com