Ripon 8, Berlin 6: Pen Pulvermacher’s two-run single highlighted a four-run sixth inning as the Tigers rallied past the Indians for the win.
Ripon trailed by two entering the sixth, but got a leadoff double from Jake Merrill to start the inning, with Carter Meyer picking up the first RBI of the frame. After Pulvermacher’s single gave Ripon the lead, Alex Goyette capped the rally with a sacrifice fly.
Merrill finished 3-for-4 for the Tigers, while Justice Keller went 2-for-4 to pace Berlin, which scored all six runs in the first three innings and led 6-3.
Berlin…312 000 0 — 6 7 2
Ripon…300 104 x — 8 10 2
WP: Andrew Radlof (2 IP, 2 BB, 1 K). LP: Ryan Viertel (2 IP).
Leading hitters: BER — Justice Keller 2×4. RIP — Ben Pulvermacher 2 RBI; Hunter Merrill 3×4, RBI; Jake Merrill 2B.