(7) Sun Prairie at Verona (4)

Home Team: Verona – 4

Away Team: Sun Prairie – 7

Verona Area High School Wildcats BaseballThe Verona Area Wildcats Varsity outslug Sun Prairie in 7-4 defeat.

The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity lost 7-4 in seven innings at Stampfl Field on Wednesday, despite outhitting Sun Prairie eight to six.

Ben Rortvedt had a busy day at the plate, collecting two extra-base hits. He singled in the third inning, doubled in the fifth inning, and homered in the seventh inning.

Coby Oswalt recorded the win for Sun Prairie. He allowed three runs over six innings. He struck out nine, walked four and surrendered seven hits.

Jake Toman was the game’s losing pitcher. He allowed seven runs in five innings, walked two and struck out two.

The bottom of the second saw the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity take an early lead, 1-0. Brodie Roehrig started the rally for the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity with a single.

Sun Prairie never trailed after scoring three runs in the third on a sacrifice fly by Drew Hamilton and an RBI triple by Jack Maastricht.

After posting two runs in the fourth, Sun Prairie again scored two in the fifth. In the fourth, Sun Prairie scored on a groundout by Michael Brekke, scoring Ben Hauser.

A clutch hit into a fielder’s choice scored Justus Benson to open the scoring in the frame.

The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity scored one run in the bottom of the fifth to cut their deficit to five. A groundout by Stephen Lund fueled the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity’s comeback. Sun Prairie stopped the rally after Oswalt got Evan Fernandez to strike out.

After pushing across two runs in the bottom of the seventh, the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity faced just a 7-4 deficit. A two-run home run by Rortvedt set off the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity rally. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity’s Roehrig to end the ballgame.

This game was played on: 05/27/2015
Updated: 06/01/2015

Author: Team Editor

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