WSL Saturday Recap: Kings Spoil Dodgers WSL Debut; Braves Sweep Oshkosh

June 12, 2016

The Kenosha Kings spoiled the WSL debut of the De Pere Dodgers, sweeping their doubleheader by scores of 5-2 and 2-0. Also in WSL action, the Addison Braves hammered the Oshkosh Giants 14-4 and 12-0, and Lombard remains undefeated with a sweep of the Nationals.

Wisconsin State League

Kenosha Kings 5, 2, De Pere Dodgers 2, 0

Jake Falish brought home the winning run to give Kenosha Kings the lead in the sixth inning, as Kenosha Kings hung on to beat the De Pere Dodgers 5-2 on Saturday in game one of a doubleheader.

Jason Dennis walked to get on base in the sixth. He then went from second to third on a single by Mark Cibrario. Falish racked up two RBIs on three hits for Kenosha Kings, getting a hit in each of his three at bats.

Kyle Cibrario picked up the win for Kenosha Kings. Cibrario allowed one earned run, six hits and one walk while striking out one over six innings of work.

Jack Collins took the loss for the Dodgers. He lasted five innings, walked two, struck out five, and allowed no runs.

The top of the first saw the De Pere Dodgers take an early lead, 1-0. Joe Baier singled, scoring Tyler Nehring after a double by Tyler Nehring got things started.

One run in the top of the seventh helped the Dodgers close their deficit to 5-2. An RBI single by Tyler Nehring gave the Dodgers life. Finally, Josh Daniels got Joe Baier to fly out to end the game.

In game two, the Dodgers weren’t able to score a run off of Kyle Kutzler during his seven innings on the hill and Kings took home the win, 2-0 to sweep the Saturday doubleheader.

Kyle Kutzler struck out one and allowed two walks and four hits.

Blake Rutherford was the game’s losing pitcher. He pitched six innings, walked four, struck out none, and allowed two runs.

Kenosha Kings stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the third, scoring one run on a sacrifice fly by Kyle Jones.

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Addison Braves 14, 12, Oshkosh Giants 4, 0

The Addison Braves jumped out to an early lead on the Oshkosh Giants and captured a 14-4 victory in game one, and followed that up with a 12-0 victory in game two on Saturday at E.J. Schneider Field, Oshkosh, WI.

Game one was decided quickly as the Addison Braves exerted their will early with 13 runs in the first three innings.

A solo home run by Tyler Behrendt, an RBI single by Josh Dryden, a two-run single by Chris Wido, and a two-run single by Sam Colon in the first inning and an RBI single by Matt Kostro and a home run by Mike Rostine during the second inning helped the Braves put some runs on the board early. Mike Rostine racked up five RBIs on three hits for Addison.

Brad Knoblock racked up two RBIs on two hits for Oshkosh. He homered in the fourth inning and singled in the fifth inning.

Austin Padjen got the win for the Braves. He allowed four runs over five innings. He struck out three, walked none and gave up eight hits.

Ryan Chancellor took the loss for the Giants. He allowed 14 runs in 4 2/3 innings, walked three and struck out two.

Game two lasted only six innings as the Braves scored six runs in the sixth on an error, an RBI single by Josh Dryden, an RBI single by Sam Colon, an RBI single by Dalvin Ramos, a groundout by Austin Shallcross, and an RBI triple by Brian Wiest.

Wiest racked up three RBIs on three hits.

Eric Ryan had an impressive outing against the Giants’ lineup. The Giants managed just three hits off of the Braves’ pitcher, who allowed no earned runs, walked one and struck out five during his four innings of work.

Mike Marren got the win for Addison. He tossed two innings of shutout ball, struck out none, walked one and gave up one hit.

Luke Gajewski was charged with the loss. He allowed 12 runs in six innings, walked two and struck out two.

The lead stayed with the Braves after the first, when they scored two runs on two singles. They got two-run rallies in the third inning and the fourth. In the third, they scored on an RBI double by Josh Dryden, plating Wiest.

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Other Scores:
Lombard Orioles 8, West Allis Nationals 5
Lombard Orioles 5, West Allis Nationals 4

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