Weekend Roundup: Home Team’s Go 11-1 Over the Weekend
June 25, 2018
The Lombard Orioles remain undefeated this season after a four-game sweep of Oshkosh, and the West Allis Nationals moved into second place in the WSL standings.
Lombard Orioles 9, 16, Oshkosh Giants 0, 0
The Lombard Orioles put up 25 runs in two games to easily defeat the Oshkosh Giants Saturday afternoon. Kyle Fitzgerald and Ryan Tuntland each had three RBI games in game one, with each adding a home run. The Orioles did most of their game one damage in the first two innings, scoring four in the first, and three more in the second, before adding two more in the sixth for the 9-0 win. Game two was more of the same for the Orioles, scoring seven in the second, and nine in the fourth to end the game early. Tuntland had another three RBI game in game two along with Colin Schrader. The Giants were limited to three hits in the shortened game.
West Allis Nationals 10, 1, Sheboygan A’s 0, 0
The West Allis Nationals posted a pair of shutout victories over the Sheboygan A’s Saturday, winning game one 10-0 before hitting a walk-off home run in extra innings to win game two 1-0. The Nationals scored early and often in game one, scoring two, one, three, one, zero and three runs in the game’s first six innings, which is all that was needed. Sheboygan committed four errors in the field Austin Emanuel had three RBI’s in the game. Rock Cate’s ninth inning solo home run off of Ben Folger won the game for West Allis in game two.
Addison Braves 8, 11, De Pere Dodgers 6, 1
The Addison Braves took two from the De Pere Dodgers Saturday, winning game one 8-6 and game two 11-1 in five innings. Four runs in the bottom of the sixth leap-frogged the Braves ahead of the Dodgers for good in game one, who were up 6-4 at the time. Austin Rochwick had a home run and two RBI, while Diego Rincon and Ryan Trokey each added two RBI’s of their own. Game two was a different story, as the Braves put up seven runs in the second inning, and scored 11 total in the game for the run-rule victory. Sam Kohnle had two of De Pere’s three hits in the game, along with their only RBI. Eight Braves recorded hits in the game, led by Jake Bilotta and Chris Wido who each had two. Alex Cardoza pitched the complete game victory.
Lombard Orioles 11, 11, Oshkosh Giants 1, 0
The Orioles continued their strong play over the Giants on Sunday, winning 11-1 and 11-0 to earn the four-game weekend sweep. Both games ended via the 10-run rule. In game two, five Orioles pitchers combined to give up just one hit in the shortened game. The “birds” put up all 11 runs in the first inning to cruise to the victory.
Addison Braves 7, 6, De Pere Dodgers 4, 3
The Braves against took two from the Dodgers on Sunday, 7-4 and 4-3 to complete the four-game weekend sweep of De Pere. A three-run seventh in game one made things interesting for the Dodgers, but the Braves hung on for the victory. Sam Kohnle (De Pere) and Diego Rincon (Addison) both had two hits to lead their teams. In game two, De Pere jumped out to a 1-0 lead after one, but Addison would respond with five runs in the second and third innings to take a 5-1 lead. Austin Wright pitched six strong innings, striking out 13 and walking just three for Addison.
Kenosha Kings 11, 1, Sheboygan A’s, 1, 7
The only weekend series that featured a split, the Kenosha Kings took game one 11-1 over Sheboygan, before Sheboygan responded in extra innings in game two with six runs on their way to a 7-1 victory. 2017 WSL Most Valuable Pitcher Jason Bunton was solid in game one for the Kings, striking out six in his six innings of work and walking only one. On the flipside, Brady Nehring struggled for the A’s, allowing eight earned runs over five innings and walking eight. Game two went to extra innings tied 1-1 before the A’s offense plated six runs on Kings reliver Tyler Moilanen to get the victory. A’s Manager Derek Loomans pitched all 10 innings for the A’s, throwing only 121 pitches. Loomans got ahead in the count 31 times against the 40 batters he faced.
Upcoming Wisconsin State League Games
June 26: West Allis @ Oshkosh; Sheboygan @ De Pere; Kenosha @ Addison
June 28: Oshkosh @ De Pere
June 30: De Pere @ Kenosha; West Allis @ Addison
Photo by Steve Schultz
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