Menasha 9, Fond du Lac 8: The Cardinals had a chance to win the game with runners on second and third, but failed to drive them in.
After a Blaine Evans 2-RBI double in the seventh to cut it to 9-8, the Cardinals brought up Reggie Hernandez to try to win the game. Hernandez had a nice hit toward third, but the third baseman was able to make the play to end the game.
Evans, Danny Pichette, Paul Holden and Aaron Brost each had two hits to lead Fondy’s offense.
Menasha…006 120 0 — 9 14 6
Fond du Lac…303 000 2 — 8 11 3
WP: Chris VanHandel (4 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 4 Ks, 2 BBs).
LP: Devin Simon (4.2 IP, 5 Ks, 3 BBs).
Leading hitters: Menasha— Dominic Hilleshiem 2×4; John Smolinski 3×4. Fond du Lac— Blaine Evans 2×5; Danny Pichette 2×4; Paul Holden 2×4.; Aaron Brost 2×4.