Madison Memorial 9, Verona 0 (Game 2)

Madison Memorial 9, Verona 0 (Game 2)

The Spartans broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the 3rd inning as they scored four runs. They added another unearned run in the 4th inning and scored four more in the bottom of the 5th inning for the 9-0 win. The Wildcats were held without a hit until junior Jeff Reinholtz hit a single with two outs in the 7th inning. Freshman Keaton Knueppel started on the mound for the Wildcats. He worked 3.2 innings allowing three earned runs on four base hits. He struck out four and walked five. Senior Lucas Kirch worked the next .2 innings for the cats allowing two earned runs. Senior Kyle Reichert worked the final 1.2 innings and did not allow a hit or a run. He struck out one batter and walked one.

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

Author: Team Editor

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