Verona Wildcats Varsity Nabs Win Over Beloit Memorial Despite Early 7-Run Inning
Despite allowing seven runs in the fourth inning, Verona Wildcats Varsity defeated Beloit Memorial 12-8 on Thursday.
Both pitching staffs had their hands full, frequently dealing with runners on base. Verona Wildcats Varsity collected ten hits and Beloit Memorial had four.
Beloit Memorial fired up the offense in the first inning, when Dixon singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Verona Wildcats Varsity pulled away for good with one run in the fourth inning. In the fourth Jonah Haffner singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Verona Wildcats Varsity scored four runs in the second inning. Verona Wildcats Varsity offense in the inning was led by Tristan Largent and Connor McGowan, all driving in runs in the frame.
Grant Kelliher got the win for Verona Wildcats Varsity. He went three and a third innings, allowing one run on three hits, striking out four and walking zero.
Chad Dixon took the loss for Beloit Memorial. He lasted four innings, allowing nine hits and nine runs while striking out three.
Largent started the game for Verona Wildcats Varsity. He went three and two-thirds innings, allowing five runs on one hit and striking out five.
Verona Wildcats Varsity tallied ten hits in the game. Haffner, Jake Osiecki, and Tucker Teskey each had multiple hits for Verona Wildcats Varsity. Teskey, Osiecki, and Haffner each collected two hits to lead Verona Wildcats Varsity.