Verona 5 Madison LaFollette 1
Ben Rortvedt went 1-3 and hit a home run, helping the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity to a 5-1 victory over Madison LaFollette on Tuesday at Stampfl Field.
He homered in the fifth inning.
Ryan Pynnonen was a workhorse on the mound while bagging the win for the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity. Ryan pitched seven innings and allowed one earned run, six hits and no walks while striking out three.
Kian O’Brien couldn’t get it done on the bump for Madison LaFollette, taking a loss. He lasted just 5 1/3 innings, walked three, struck out one, and allowed five runs.
In the fourth inning, Madison LaFollette pushed across its only run of the day on a groundout by Jordan Carlson.
The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity never trailed after scoring three runs in the fifth on an RBI double by David Rogowski and a two-run home run by Ben.
The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity built upon their lead with two runs in the sixth. A clutch wild pitch scored Brodie Roehrig to open the scoring in the frame. That was followed up by Troy Granick‘s single, scoring Blake Laufenberg.