(2) Verona at Janesville Craig (4)

Home Team: Janesville Craig – 4

Away Team: Verona – 2

Verona Area High School Wildcats BaseballThe Verona Area Wildcats Varsity outslug Janesville Craig in 4-2 defeat.

The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity lost 4-2 in seven innings at Riverside Park on Saturday, despite outhitting Janesville Craig eight to six.

Stephen Lund reached base three times. He also drove in one runner. He doubled in the first inning and singled in the third inning.

Alex Marro got it done on the hill on the way to a win. He allowed two runs over five innings. Marro struck out six, walked six and gave up seven hits.

Brad Laufenberg took the loss for the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity. He lasted just six innings, walked three, struck out six, and allowed four runs.

Janesville Craig closer Jack Blomgren put away the final six outs to record the save.

The top of the first saw the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity take an early lead, 1-0. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity got a spark in the form of a Ben Rortvedt double, before before Lund doubled, bringing home Jacob Slonim.

The game’s last lead went to Janesville Craig thanks to a third inning rally that saw two runs cross the plate on a sacrifice fly by McCauley Cox and an RBI single by Kevin Brandt.

The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity scored one run in the top of the fifth to cut their deficit to two. An RBI single by Connor Volker triggered the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity’s comeback. Marro ended the inning by getting Brodie Roehrig to strike out.

This game was played on: 05/09/2015
Updated: 05/26/2015

Author: Team Editor

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