Verona 7, Middleton 2 (Game 1)
The Wildcats found themselves in a 2-0 hole after three innings. In the top of the 4th inning junior Mitch Flora belted a two run home run to tie the game. In the 6th inning the Wildcats took advantage of two Cardinal errors to score five runs. Junior Jake Armstrong led the Wildcats offensively going 2 x 2 with two doubles. He started on the mound working five innings and not allowing an earned run. He scattered three hits while walking five and striking out three batters. Senior Trevor Kermicle worked the final two scoreless frames and only allowed two hits. He did not issue a walk and struck out two batters.
The win moves the Wildcats to 3-8 overall and 3-8 in Big 8 Conference play.