(5) Verona at Madison West (2)
Home Team: Madison West – 2
Away Team: Verona – 5
Sam Favour drove in three runs as the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity took home a 5-2 victory over Madison West in seven innings at Mansfield Stadium on Tuesday.
He doubled in the third inning and singled in the fifth and seventh innings.
Keaton Knueppel’s 11 strikeouts helped the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity to the victory. Knueppel allowed two earned runs, seven hits and one walk over seven innings.
Eli Sorensen ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He lasted just four innings, walked four, struck out two, and allowed three runs.
The game’s last lead went to the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity thanks to a second inning rally that saw one run cross the plate on an RBI single by Tyler McClure.
The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity scored two runs in the third inning, and then followed it up with two more in the seventh. In the third, the Verona Area Wildcats Varsity scored on an RBI double by Favour, scoring Jacob Slonim.
A one-run third inning helped bring Madison West within two. An RBI single by Austin Cotharn fueled Madison West’s comeback. The Verona Area Wildcats Varsity stopped the rally after Knueppel got Daelon Savage to strike out.
One Madison West run crossed the plate in the bottom half of the fourth, making the score 3-2. A single by Sorensen sparked Madison West’s rally. Finally, Knueppel got Cotharn to single to end the threat.
This game was played on: 05/03/2016