John Moynihan went 2-4, sparking the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity to a 4-1 victory in seven innings over Monona Grove on Friday at Fireman’s Park.
He singled in the first inning and doubled in the third inning.
Keaton Knueppel got the win for the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity thanks to 13 strikeouts. Keaton allowed one earned run on five hits and no walks over six innings.
Jason Beilke ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He lasted just seven innings, walked three, struck out five, and allowed four runs.
Verona Area Wildcats Varsity closer Ryan Pynnonen put away the final three outs to record the save.
The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity never trailed after scoring one run in the first on an RBI single by John.
The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity added two more runs in the top of the third. The inning got off to a hot start when John doubled, plating Sam Favour.
Monona Grove scored its only run of the game on an RBI single by Jordan Gerothanas in the sixth inning.