West Allis defeat Burlington and Lombard defeats Kenosha each in a double header
June 23, 2019
Lombard and West Allis each win their double headers Saturday
West Allis Nationals 4 – 1 Burlington Barons, West Allis Nationals 8 – 2 Burlington Barons
The West Allis Nationals beat The Burlington Barons 4-1 in the first game Saturday. Ben Ellifson was the winning pitcher for West Allis. He surrendered zero runs on one hit over four innings, striking out four and walking zero. Nick Bingham and Josiah Roundtree entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Bingham recorded the last six outs to earn the save for West Allis Nationals. Brian Huntzinger went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead West Allis in hits.
West Allis blew out Burlington 8-2 in the second game Saturday. Burlington fired up the offense in the first inning, when Cal Tully grounded into a double play, but still managed to score one run. West Allis evened things up at two in the bottom of the first inning. West Allis scored two runs when Aaron Goecks singled. The Nationals pulled away for good with three runs in the third inning when JJ Pinales drew a walk, scoring one run and Max Montgomery singled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs.
Lombard Orioles 10 – 4 Kenosha Kings, Lombard Orioles 6 – 1 Kenosha Kings
The Kenosha Kings couldn’t keep up with The Lombard Orioles and fell 10-4 in the first game Saturday. Lombard Orioles got on the board in the first inning when Ryan-Lin Peistrup doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run. Kenosha evened things up at two in the bottom of the first inning when Charlie Klemm’s wild pitch allowed one run to score for Kenosha. Lombard pulled away for good with two runs in the third inning. In the third an error scored one run for Lombard Orioles. Lombard scored five runs in the fifth inning. Ryan Hampe, Adam Zeratsky, and Dylan Gilbert powered the big inning with RBIs. Klemm got the win for Lombard Orioles. He lasted five innings, allowing three hits and two runs while striking out four and walking zero. Mike Dunn threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.
Kenosha stayed in it until the end, but Lombard pulled away late in a 6-1 victory in the second game Saturday. The game was tied at one with Lombard batting in the top of the seventh when Benji Rosengard singled on a 0-2 count, scoring one run. Lombard racked up 13 hits on the day. Peistrup, Rosengard, Keith Kerrigan, and Andy Gaytan each collected multiple hits for Lombard. Peistrup led Lombard with three hits in four at bats. Lombard didn’t commit a single error in the field. Ryan Hampe had the most chances in the field with eight. Kevin Napoleon started the game for Lombard. He went five innings, allowing one run on five hits and striking out three
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