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A’s sweep past Kings to end regular season

July 31, 2011

The Sheboygan A's concluded their regular season in style on Saturday at Wildwood Park, sweeping the Kenosha Kings in a Wisconsin State League doubleheader.

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The Sheboygan A’s concluded their regular season in style on Saturday at Wildwood Park, sweeping the Kenosha Kings in a Wisconsin State League doubleheader.

The A’s won the opener 2-1 in nine innings before taking the nightcap 5-4 to wrap up the regular season with a 29-15 record. Sheboygan has won 11 straight games.

In Game 1, Sheboygan’s Ryan Solberg homered in the fourth to tie the game at 1-1. Then in the bottom of the ninth, Kenosha walked three batters, then Harry Steldt won it on a suicide squeeze, scoring Greg Rhude.

Collin Weyer went the distance for the impressive victory.

In Game 2, the A’s scored all five of their runs in the third, highlighted by a three-run homer by Steldt. Justin Hunt also homered.

Taylor Schwarz added two hits. Eric Van Beck pitched a complete game for the win.

The A’s take on Menasha in the opening round of the Northeastern Wisconsin League playoffs, location to be determined. If Menasha earns the No. 2 seed, it will host the game on Friday, with Sheboygan hosting Game 2 of the best-of-3 series on Saturday.

Story by: The Sheboygan Press

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