WSL Saturday Recap: A’s, Orioles Split; Kenosha Sweeps
June 14, 2015
In WSL action, Sheboygan and Lombard split a doubleheader, while Addison and Northern Illinois were rained out of their scheduled doubleheader.
Sheboygan A’s 2, 5, Lombard Orioles 0, 8
The Sheboygan A’s faced perennial powerhouse Lombard Saturday night in a doubleheader at Wildwood Baseball Park.
The A’s won game one by the score of 2-0.
Dylan Detert was the deciding factor as the A’s got on the board in the third inning with his two RBI single, scoring Trevor Theissen and Carter Amundsen.
Taylor Schwarz was dominant as he went the distance, allowing no runs and striking out four. With the win, Schwarz improves to 2-0 on the year and now has a sub 2.00 ERA.
In game two, Lombard used the long ball to salvage the split and win game two.
Oriole’s designated hitter, Armand Candea, hit a two-run home run in the second inning and Brian Sobeiski displayed his power by hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning, securing the 8-5 win for Lombard.
Lombard starter and North Park University product Jason Meger picked up the victory, going six innings and striking out four.
After a series of walks distributed by the Oriole bullpen in the bottom half of the seventh, the A’s were able to put together a rally pushing across five runs. Harry Steldt came up to the plate as the tying run but grounded out to the second basemen to end the game.
Brandon Winfield took the loss for the A’s and his record now sits at 1-2 on the year.
Kenosha Kings 2, Menasha Macs 1; Kenosha Kings 3, Sparta Miller 1
Kenosha swept a Saturday doubleheader against the Menasha Macs and Sparta Miller, winning by scores of 2-1 and 3-1. Kenosha scored the winning run against the Macs in the seventh inning without a hit, scoring on a walk, a sacrifice bunt, a ground ball and a passed ball.
Other Saturday Scores
Monches Irish 5, West Bend 7 Up 3
Addison Braves vs. Northern Illinois Legends – Postponed due to rain
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