(3) Milton at Verona (8)
Home Team: Verona – 8
Away Team: Milton – 3
The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity outlasted Milton on Friday after five lead changes, squeaking out a 8-3 win at Stampfl Field.
The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity finally managed to grab the lead after a strong sixth inning. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity scored on an RBI single by Keaton Knueppel off Dakota Cude, scoring Jacob Slonim.
Jeff Bishop did his best to jumpstart the offense for the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity, reaching base three times. He scored one run and had one RBI. He singled in the fourth and fifth innings.
Knueppel looked sharp on the rubber. Milton managed just two hits off of Knueppel, who allowed one earned run, walked one and struck out six during his four innings of work.
Brad Laufenberg got it done on the hill on the way to a win. He allowed two runs over two innings. He struck out two, walked three and surrendered one hit.
Cude was charged with the loss. He allowed six runs in 1 2/3 innings, walked two and struck out one.
The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first. After Ben Rortvedt singled, Knueppel singled, bringing home Rortvedt.
The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity matched their one-run fourth inning with one more in the fifth. In the fourth, the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity scored on an RBI single by Rortvedt, plating Bishop.
This game was played on: 04/01/2016