Madison West 7, Verona 5

Madison West 7, Verona 5

The West Regents struck first as they scored two runs in the top of the 1st inning. The Wildcats tied the score in the bottom of the 3rd with two of their own runs. Freshman Ben Rortvedt and senior Kyle Reichert each had RBI singles in the inning.

The Regents scored one in the top of the 4th, and two more in the top of the 5th, to push the score to 5-2. In the bottom of the 5th inning the Wildcats scored a run on a passed ball to cut the lead to 5-3. In the bottom of the 6th the Wildcats tied the game up when sophomore David Rogowski had a two RBI single. The game went into extra innings and the Regents scored two in the top of the 8th to win the game. Junior John Moynihan started on the mound for the Wildcats as he worked 5 innings. He allowed four earned runs on eight base hits. He struck out three and walked four. Senior Trevor Kermicle took the loss working the final three innings. He allowed an earned run on one base hit. He struck out four and walked three.

The loss drops the Wildcats to 5-15 overall and 4-13 in Big 8 Conference play.

Author: Team Editor

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