Sunday Recap: Lombard Gets Handed Their First Loss by Kenosha
June 19, 2017
The Kenosha Kings handed the Lombard Orioles their first loss in the Wisconsin State League this season. Addison and Sheboygan split their doubleheader, while West Allis swept De Pere.
Lombard Orioles 6, 6, Kenosha Kings 2, 7
LOMBARD, IL – The Kenosha Kings split their doubleheader with league-leading Lombard, resulting in the Orioles first loss of the season in the Wisconsin State League.
Game one proved to be in favor of Lombard from the beginning.
The Orioles scored one run in the second and an additional five runs in the fourth.
The Kings couldn’t keep up and only scored two runs in the seventh inning.
Zach Parker, Tim Lilly and Jeremy Quade each singled in the fourth inning for the Orioles, while John Carmody hit a solo home run in the second.
Game two was a different tune with the Kings leading 7-1 until the bottom of the sixth.
Alex Doud helped give the Kings an early lead by driving in two runs on a triple in the second inning.
Although Kenosha was sitting comfortably with a 7-1 lead going into the bottom of the sixth the Orioles fought back and crept within striking distance scoring five runs.
Gilberts helped the Orioles comeback by hitting a home run, but even that couldn’t bring a win for Lombard.
Addison Braves 10, 9, Sheboygan A’s 5, 16
ADDISON, IL – New day, new games, same teams, same turnout.
In the same fashion as Saturday, Addison and Sheboygan split the doubleheader on Sunday.
Game one of the doubleheader proved to be a tough match-up.
Both Addison and Sheboygan ended the game with 12 hits.
Ryan Kocher and Thomas Kahle led the Braves driving in three runs each, while Chris Saltzman led the A’s driving in two runs and going 3-for-4 on the day.
Although Sheboygan only committed one error to Addison’s two, the Braves walked away with the win scoring 10 runs.
The A’s led the game 5-2 going into the bottom of the third when the Braves took control.
Thomas Kahle doubled scoring two runs, Josh Dryden hit a sacrifice fly to score one run and an error brought in one more.
The A’s were unable to tack on any more runs, while the Braves scored four more runs giving them the 10-5 win.
Game two favored the A’s who beat the Braves 16-9.
Harry Steldt opened game two with a big bang, hitting a solo home run to left field.
The A’s kept the fire burning scoring an additional six runs in the second inning, including a two-run home run from Josh Moses.
The Braves tried to keep up but couldn’t overcome the A’s 16 runs, and ultimately losing 16-9.
Other League Scores:
West Allis Nationals 11, De Pere Dodgers 1
West Allis Nationals 8, De Pere Dodgers 7
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