Janesville Craig 5, Verona 4

Janesville Craig 5, Verona 4

The Janesville Craig Cougars took an early 3-0 lead after two innings on four base hits. They would not manage a hit the rest of the game. The Wildcats scratched across their first run in the bottom of the 4th inning when senior Kyle Reichert scored on a RBI single from fellow senior Derek Witte. The Wildcats added three runs in the bottom of the 5th inning to take a 4-3 lead. Junior John Moynihan had the first RBI with a double down the left field line. He then scored on a RBI single from junior Jake Armstrong, who later scored on a RBI single from Witte. The Cougars scored a run in the top of the 6th inning to tie the score at 4-4 on a passed ball. The Cougars scored the decisive run that was unearned in the top of the 7th inning. Offensively the Wildcats were lead by Reichert (2×4) and Armstrong (2×4). Witte worked all 7 innings on the mound allowing only two earned runs on four base hits. He struck out three, walked two, and hit four batters.

The loss drops the Wildcats to 2-5 overall and 2-5 in Big 8 Conference play.

Author: Team Editor

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