Weekend Roundup: Giants Get First League Victories
The Oshkosh Giants won three of four over the weekend to collect their first league victories of the season.
Lombard Orioles 9, 5, Kenosha Kings 1, 0
The Lombard Orioles swept the Kenosha Kings by scores of 9-1 and 5-0 on Saturday.
Austin Polezoes picked up the win in game one, going six innings, striking out six and walking none.
2017 WSL Most Valuable Pitcher Jason Bunton took the loss for the Kings. He went six innings, striking out seven and walking two.
The Kings only managed three hits in the game. Dylan Gilbert of Lombard led the Orioles with three hits and two RBI.
In game two, the Kings were shutout by starter Jack Snider of Lombard and three relievers who all saw an inning apiece. Snider recorded six strikeouts.
Colin Schrader collected three hits including a double for the Orioles.
Colton Klein and Jake Falish each had two hits for the Kings.
De Pere Dodgers 7, 0, West Allis Nationals 3, 3
The De Pere Dodgers racked up 10 hits en-route to a 7-3 victory in game one. The Nationals bounced back, shutting out the Dodgers 3-0 in game two.
Noah Robinson led the Dodgers offense with a double and three total hits.
Evan Sigmund was the winner on the mound. Logan Johnson took the loss for the Nationals.
The Nationals bounded back in game two, as Robert Coe and Alex Moreland combined to limit the Dodgers to just two hits.
The Nationals scored two runs in the second, and added an insurance marker in the fourth. Each team committed two errors.
Oshkosh Giants 4, 7, Addison Braves 1, 11
The Giants and Braves split a pair of games Saturday, with the Giants picking up a game one win 4-1, and the Braves taking game two 11-7.
Starting pitchers Jacob Schultz (Oshkosh) and Chris Wido (Addison) both pitched complete games in game one. Schultz struck out four compared to Wido’s three. Schultz allowed six hits over his seven innings, while Wido allowed nine over six innings.
Kyle Schultz and Josh Bartelt each picked up RBI’s in the game for the Giants, while Isaac Blum and Rian Arreazola each recorded two hits.
In game two, the bats game alive for each team as 21 hits and 18 runs crossed the plate.
The team’s traded runs throughout the game, with Addison plating one in the first, four in the second, two in the third and fourth, and two more in the seventh. The Giants put two runs on the board in the first, three in the fourth and two more in the sixth.
Richard Masciopinto hit a home run, triple and double, to fall a single shy of the cycle for Addison.
Oshkosh Giants 11, 7, Addison Braves 1, 4
The Oshkosh Giants swept the Addison Braves 11-1 and 7-4 on Sunday.
Luke Gajewsi pitched the complete game in game one to get the victory.
Leonardo Gil recorded four total bases in the game.
In game two, the Giants trailed 3-2 entering the bottom of the fifth before a four-run bottom half put them on top to stay.
Despite committing three errors, the Giants held on for the 7-4 victory behind nine hits.
Photo by: Steve Schultz Photography
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