Non-League Roundup: Kings sweep, A’s and Braves lose
June 9, 2013
Saturday roundup for Wisconsin State League teams playing in non-WSL games.
KENOSHA — The Kenosha Kings continued their early season dominance by sweeping Racine Kiwanis 7-0, 5-0 Saturday in a Langsdorf League doubleheader at Simmons Field.
Brothers Jon Olson (2-0) and Anthony Olson (1-0) picked up the victories for the unbeaten Kings (10-0, 4-0 Langsdorf).
“This is a good start, it was the first time we had the Olson-Olson connection,” Kings manager Tim Pulizzano said. “We’re playing well, but we’ve been healthy and things have been working out.”
Jon Olson struck out nine in a three-hit shutout in the opener. Kyle Frye went 2-for-3 with two RBI, while Kevin Padgett went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored. Jason Dennis got the Kings going with a two-run single in the three-run third to push the Kings’ lead to 4-0.
In the nightcap, Anthony Olson struck out seven and allowed two hits in six innings pitched. Logan Hartnell pitched a scoreless seventh.
Frye went 1-for-3 with two RBI, while Joe Balestreri had a RBI double.
The Sheboygan A’s were swept in Appleton on Saturday, dropping 6-0 and 13-2 decisions in Northeastern Wisconsin League play.
In the opener, pitcher Gunnar Eastman got off to a rough start, as Appleton scored all of its runs in the opening two innings on just two hits, walks and hit batsmen.
In Game 2, Taylor Ditter struggled early on and the bullpen wasn’t much help against Appleton’s hot bats.
Jeremy McCarty drove in both of the A’s runs, with a single in the second inning of the second game.
Sheboygan (5-3, 2-2 NWL) is at Menasha on Monday before hosting Oshkosh on Tuesday for Sponsors and Friends Night.
The Addison Braves lost game one of a Chicago Suburban League doubleheader to the Homestead Ranchers 5-4 on Saturday. Game two results were not reported yet.
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