Oregon 3, Verona 2
The Wildcats only allowed two earned runs, but lost to the Panthers 3-2 in a non-conference game. The Panthers scored three runs in the bottom of the 3rd inning. The Wildcats bounced back and scored two runs in the top of the 4th inning, getting a RBI groundout from sophomore Connor mobile casino Volker. Freshman Keaton Knueppel went 3.2 innings on the mound for the Wildcats allowing only one earned run on one base hit. He struck out three and walked four batters. Senior Trevor Kermicle pitched the final 2.1 innings and did not allow a hit, run, or walk while striking out two.
The loss drops the Wildcats to 4-13 overall, and they remain at 4-12 in Big 8 Conference play.