Verona 13, Madison LaFollette 9 (Game 2)

Verona 13, Madison LaFollette 9 (Game 2)

The Wildcats scored first in the game as senior Sam Sharer hit a triple to lead off the game and later scored on a RBI groundout from junior Mitch Flora. The Wildcats found themselves in a 8-3 hole after five innings. In the 6th inning the Wildcats erupted for six runs on four base hits highlighted by a two RBI double from senior Lucas Kirch. The Wildcats held a 9-8 lead headed into the bottom of the 9th inning, but allowed a run to force the game into extra innings. In the top of the 8th inning the Wildcats took advantage of five walks and tacked on four more runs to make it 13-9. Junior John Moynihan worked 3.1 innings on the mound before leaving after being struck in the arm by a ground ball. He allowed four earned runs on six base hits. He struck out three batters while walking five. Kirch came into the game and worked the final 4.2 innings to earn the victory. He allowed two earned runs on seven base hits, he issued two walks and struck out one batter.

The win moves the Wildcats to 4-10 overall and 4-10 in Big 8 Conference play.

Author: Team Editor

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