(3) Verona at Sun Prairie (2)

Home Team: Sun Prairie – 2

Away Team: Verona – 3

Verona Area High School Wildcats BaseballThe Verona Area Wildcats Varsity seize victory thanks to late solo blast, drop Sun Prairie 3-2.

The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity took the last of five lead changes in a back-and-forth affair against Sun Prairie, securing a 3-2 victory on Tuesday at Sun Prairie High School.

The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity finally managed to grab the lead after a strong third inning. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity went up for good on a solo home run by Ben Rortvedt off Marquis Reuter.

Rortvedt led the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity’s offensive threat, as he got on base two times in the game. He scored one run and had one RBI.

Keaton Knueppel racked up eight strikeouts in the the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity win. Knueppel allowed no earned runs, four hits and two walks over seven innings.

Reuter was charged with the loss. He lasted just seven innings, walked four, struck out nine, and allowed three runs.

Sun Prairie jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first. Jack Maastricht kicked things off for Sun Prairie with a single. A stolen base then moved Maastricht from first to second.

This game was played on: 04/28/2015
Updated: 04/29/2015

Author: Team Editor

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