Big first inning carries Oshkosh North to win

Big first inning carries Oshkosh North to win


Big first inning carries Oshkosh North to win


Oshkosh North 9, Appleton West 2: The Spartans rattled off six straight hits and plated seven runs before Appleton West recorded an out in the first inning.

After Mike Becker reached on an error in the first inning, Robert Phillips started the run of hits that broke the game open.

Aaron Roth had a two-run single, while Matt Luft plated a pair of runs with double in the outburst, which was capped with Brandon Schroeder’s RBI triple.

The Spartans tacked on single runs in the fourth and seventh innings for the final margin.

Alex Hintze allowed one hit and one run over five innings, while striking out five to get the win on the mound.

Luft finished 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and three RBIs, while Phillips, Roth and Mike Harvot also had two hits in the game for the Spartans.

Osh. North…700 100 1 — 9 12 2

App. West…001 001 0 — 2 2 1

WP: Alex Hintze (5 IP, 3 BBs, 5 Ks). LP: Nick Kukurich (0 IP, 0 BBs, 0 Ks).

Leading hitters: ON — Mike Becker RBI; Robert Phillips 2×5; Aaron Roth 2×4, 2 RBI; Mike Harvot 2×4, 2B, RBI; Matt Luft 2×4, 2B, 3 RBI; Mike Lee, RBI; Brandon Schroeder, 3B, RBI. AW — Brett Manrebach 3B.


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