Memorial Day Weekend Recap: Kings, Braves, Nationals Pick Up Wins
May 31, 2022
The West Allis Nationals, Kenosha Kings, and Addison Braves all picked Memorial Day Weekend victories.
West Allis Nationals 9, 7, Addison Braves 2, 11
The Nationals posted consecutive scoring innings of two, one, one, one, and four to take game one of a Saturday doubleheader with the Braves, 9-2. The Braves bounded back in game two with an 11-7 victory to split the two-game set. Despite just give hits in game one, the Nationals were able to capitalize on 11 walks issued by Braves pitching in the win. Branden Bille and Rob Coe combined to pitch seven-complete innings. Logan Rademan led the Nationals with three hits. An RBI single by Armand Candea put the Braves up early in game two, but the Nationals stormed back in the third to take a 5-1 lead. Thanks to a couple of errors, the Braves clawed right back into it and after a grand slam took the lead for good. Mike Mulder recoreded the save.
Kenosha Kings 16, 10, Addison Braves 9, 9‘
The Kenosha Kings won a pair of high-scoring contests Sunday against the Braves, winning 16-9 and 10-9. The Kings recored 18 hits plus used another four Addison errors in the game one victory. Mikey Schroer hit two long balls and added a double to lead the Kings with 10 total bases. Brandon Jeffery got the win. Collin Callahan was 4-5 in game two with a double and five total bases to help lead the high-scoring Kings offense to the sweep. Tied going into extra innings, the Braves pushed three runs across for a 9-6 lead after a hit batter, single, error, two more singles and a walk. The Kings answered right back after one out, getting the next six batters to reach base. The Kings litterally then walked it off, as the bases were loaded and Braves pitcher Brian Donlea issued four straight balls to walk in the winning run.
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