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Home Team: Janesville Craig – 13

Away Team: Verona – 9

Verona Area High School Wildcats BaseballThe Verona Wildcats Freshman can’t capture shootout, lose 13-9 to Craig

Eleven hits weren’t enough for the Verona Wildcats Freshman as it lost a shootout, 13-9 in seven innings, to Craig on Saturday.

John Van Handel racked up two RBIs on two hits for the Verona Wildcats Freshman. He tripled in the fourth inning and singled in the fifth inning. Jacob Slonim was the game’s losing pitcher. He allowed 13 runs in six innings, walked five and struck out five.

Craig got one-run rallies in the second inning and the fifth. In the second, Craig scored on an RBI single by Kraus, scoring Dunham.

Five runs in the top of the fourth helped the Verona Wildcats Freshman close their deficit to 7-5. An RBI single by John Coshun, a two-run triple by John Van Handel, an RBI single by Nick Pederson, and an RBI single by Bradly Laufenberg triggered the Verona Wildcats Freshman’s comeback.

Craig scored five runs of its own in the fourth. Craig scored on a two-run single by Pfeiffer, a two-run double by Lynch, and a sacrifice fly by Arreazola.
Four runs in the top of the fifth helped the Verona Wildcats Freshman close their deficit to 12-9. An error, a two-run error, and an RBI single by Noah Anderson set off the Verona Wildcats Freshman rally. Craig stopped the rally after Kraus got Bradly to strike out.

This game was played on: 05/03/2014
Updated: 05/03/2014

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