Sunday Recap: Kings Complete Doubleheader Shutout of Oshkosh

July 24, 2017

The Kenosha Kings and Lombard Orioles each came out of Sunday with two game sweeps.


Kenosha Kings 5, 10, Oshkosh Giants 0, 0

The Kenosha Kings kept a zero in the run column for Oshkosh in both games Sunday, shutting out the Giants by scores of 5-0 and 10-0 en route to the sweep, only allowing five hits in the process.

Game one was tied at zero with Kenosha batting in the top of the fifth when Paul Pulera homered off of Nick Kukurich, driving in two runs. Travis Vanderwall homered in the sixth inning to pad Kenosha’s lead.

Jake Falish stole two bases for the Kings, who stole five total as a team in game one.

Jason Bunton earned the win for Kenosha, tossing seven innings, giving up zero runs, four hits, striking out seven, and walking one. Nick Kukurich took the loss for Oshkosh as he went six innings, giving up four runs, five hits, and striking out five.

In game two, a fourth inning single by Ty Jandrowski is the only thing that prevented the Kings’ David Keaton from throwing a no-hitter in the 10-0 shutout victory.

Keaton threw six innings, giving up zero runs, one hit, striking out eight, and walking one as he was in complete control throughout the game. Hunter

Hunter Schaubo took the loss for Oshkosh. He went four innings, allowing six runs, six hits, and striking out one.

Lombard Orioles 14, 5, Sheboygan A’s 4, 0

The Lombard Orioles showed why they are the 13-time defending WSL champions.

The Orioles put up run scoring innings of two, zero, three, three and six in knocking off the Sheboygan A’s 14-4 in game one.

Dylan Gilberts, Carson Bartels, and Pat Rumero each collected two hits for the Orioles. Gilberts led the way with a four RBI game.

Thomas Goodyear picked up the win despite allowing four earned runs in his four innings pitched.

In game two, the Orioles jumped out to an early 4-0 lead after two innings. They tacked on one more in the seventh to prevail 5-0 in a 1-hitter tossed by Jack Snider, Tom Bushnell and Jake Bartels.

Jeremy Quade and Rumero each collected three hits for Lombard, and John Carmody added a home run.

Photo by: Steve Schultz Photography

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