Johnson leads Kings past Sheboygan
July 13, 2014
Derrick Johnson went 4-for-4 with a double and a triple in helping the Kenosha Kings down the Sheboygan A's 5-4 in the Wisconsin State League Challenge in Sheboygan on Saturday.
Derrick Johnson went 4-for-4 with a double and a triple in helping the Kenosha Kings down the Sheboygan A’s 5-4 in the Wisconsin State League Challenge in Sheboygan on Saturday.
The Kings opened the day with a 4-1 loss to the Lombard (Ill.) Orioles leaving their record at 21-10 overall and 9-7 in the WSL.
Against Sheboygan, Johnson also had three RBI, Jason Dennis was 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs and Andrew Highland was 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored as the Kings banged out 13 hits.
Travis Vanderwall (2-1) battled on the mound for the Kings. He went six innings, gave up six hits and one walk and struck out three. Brandon Jeffrey threw a scoreless seventh inning to pick up his second save in as many days.
Against Lombard, Randy Johnson threw a complete game, allowing nine hits and one walk while striking out seven. Offensively, the team totaled four hits with Billy Johnson scoring the only run.
The Kings play Addison at 11 a.m. and Oshkosh at 4 p.m. Sunday in Sheboygan.
Story by: Kenosha News
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