Kiel rally falls short in loss

Kiel rally falls short in loss

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Kiel rally falls short in loss

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Trailing 7-3, the Kiel baseball team rallied in the bottom of the seventh but fell 7-6 to visiting Kewaskum on Thursday night.

Kewaskum held a 5-3 lead after six innings when heavy rains forced a one-hour delay.

After play resumed, the Indians tacked on two more runs to grab a 7-3 lead.

In the bottom of the seventh, Nathan Pieper belted a three-run homer for Kiel to make it 7-6.

With the tying run on second base and the winning run on first, the Raiders’ Carter Voelker hit a sinking liner to left field that was caught by diving Kewaskum left fielder Billie Lehman to end the game.

Jordan Meyer took the loss for Kiel (5-16, 3-11 Eastern Wisconsin Conference). Zach Hedlund earned the win for the Indians (7-5, 7-9 EWC).

Two Rivers 17, New Holstein 4 (six innings)

Two Rivers (5-11, 4-11 EWC) scored 12 runs over the final three innings to hand New Holstein (3-11, 3-9 EWC) the home loss.

The Huskies scored one run each in the first and sixth innings while adding two in the fifth.

Hunter Petrie took the loss in four innings of work while Devon Olm pitched two innings of relief.

New Holstein had five hits and five errors in the game as Michael Voelker was 2-for-4 with an RBI and one run and Travis Boehnlein was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Also for the Huskies, Jason Brandt had two runs, Devon Olm was 1-for-3 with an RBI and Andrew Casper had one run.

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Random Lake 8-9, Elkhart Lake 7-8

Random Lake rallied in the seventh inning in both games of a home doubleheader against Elkhart Lake, winning Game 1 8-7 and Game 2 9-8.

In Game 1, Senior Jake Schwan was the winning run in his first career win at pitcher. In the complete-game effort he had nine strikeouts and three walks as the Rams scored three runs in the seventh inning to overcome a 7-5 deficit.

Each team had five hits in Game 1, as the Resorters were led by Nick Mueller and Derek Weiss, who each had a double, and Danny Schneider, who had a triple.

For Random Lake, Brandon Depies hit the game-winning sacrifice fly to score Schwann.

Down 8-5 in Game 2, Random Lake’s Reed Anklam earned the win with one inning pitched as Colin Barrington scored the game-winning run off a sacrifice fly.

Adam Risse had two doubles to lead the Rams and Zach Kirchner had a double and a triple.

For Elkhart Lake, Weiss had two singles and a double and Schneider had three runs.

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