(9) Janesville Parker at Verona (8)

Home Team: Verona – 8

Away Team: Janesville Parker – 9

Verona Area High School Wildcats BaseballHot bats not enough, the Verona Wildcats Freshman succumb to Parker, 9-8.

Nine hits weren’t enough for the Verona Wildcats Freshman as it lost a shootout, 9-8 in five innings, to Parker on Thursday at Badger Ridge. The Verona Wildcats Freshman jumped out to an early lead, but they were unable to hang on. The Verona Wildcats Freshman led until the fifth inning, but Parker took the lead back on an error. Shaitel got the win for Parker. He pitched three shutout innings. He struck out five, walked two and surrendered no hits.
Shaitel, Randles and Whitiker helped lead Parker. They combined for four hits and four RBIs.

Jeff Bishop ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He lasted just two innings, walked two, struck out one, and allowed three runs. Parker jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the top of the first. Parker got things going when Shaitel singled. A stolen base then moved Shaitel from first to second. The scoreboard lit up again for Parker when Aegerter scored when Dubanovich was hit by a pitch and Bradley scored on a bases loaded walk by Jake Walter.

Parker pushed across one run in both the second inning and the fourth. In the second, Parker scored on an error, bringing home Bradley.
It didn’t take long for the Verona Wildcats Freshman to respond as they scored two runs of their own in the second. The Verona Wildcats Freshman scored on an RBI single by Noah Anderson and a sacrifice fly by Brandon Ellestad.

Parker matched its two-run third inning with two more in the fifth. In the third, Parker scored on an RBI double by Shaitel, scoring Whitiker. The Verona Wildcats Freshman answered Parker’s top inning with five runs of their own in the third. The Verona Wildcats Freshman scored on a passed ball, an error, a sacrifice fly by Dominic Murray, a passed ball, and an error.

This game was played on: 05/22/2014
Updated: 05/25/2014

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