(9) Verona at Middleton (6)

Home Team: Middleton – 6

Away Team: Verona – 9

Verona Area High School Wildcats BaseballThe Verona Wildcats Freshman and Middleton passed the lead back and forth six times on Thursday at Middleton, but in the end the Verona Wildcats Freshman pulled out a 9-6 win in seven innings over Middleton .

The Verona Wildcats Freshman took the lead in the seventh inning and held on for the victory. The Verona Wildcats Freshman went up for good on a two-run double by Connor Grossnickle off Mikey Nutting, plating Jake Osiecki and Conner Hoyer.

The Verona Wildcats Freshman were led by Michael Fischer’s hitting. Fischer went 3-4 and scored two runs. He doubled in the fifth inning and singled in the sixth and seventh innings.

Four relief pitchers didn’t loosen their grasp on the win as they finished off the game for the Verona Wildcats Freshman. Jake Coshun faced eight batters in relief, while Torin Gentile managed to record three outs to aid the victory.

The bottom of the first saw Middleton take an early lead, 2-0. A double by Jack Logsdon, bringing home Collin Serra started the inning off. Middleton added more runs when Logsdon scored on a groundout by Cooper Holewinski.

The Verona Wildcats Freshman brought home two runs in the fourth inning, and matched that run total in the fifth. In the fourth, the Verona Wildcats Freshman scored on an error, scoring Jake Osiecki.

This game was played on: 05/05/2016
Updated: 05/08/2016

Author: Team Editor

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