Verona 15, Madison East 5 (5)

Verona 15, Madison East 5 (5)

The Wildcats took an early lead as they scored two runs in the bottom of the 1st inning. Junior Jake Armstrong belted a two run RBI double to score senior Kyle Reichert and junior John Moynihan. The Wildcats took advantage of a Madison East defensive miscue and scored six runs in bottom of the 2nd inning. The inning was highlighted by a two RBI double from senior Sam Sharer. Madison East scored a run in the top of the 3rd and another three runs in top of the 4th inning. The Wildcats kept the pressure on as they added two runs in the bottom of the 3rd and another four runs in the bottom of the 4th. The Wildcats scored the decisive run in the bottom of the 5th inning on a RBI walk from junior Jeffrey Reinholtz. Freshman Keaton Knueppel went the distance for the Wildcats on the mound as he only allowed one earned run on five base hits. He struck out eight batters while walking four.

The win moves the Wildcats to 2-3 overall and 2-3 in Big 8 Conference play.

Author: Team Editor

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