The Wolverine offense showed up in full force tonight as they
pounded out 17 hits and scored 17 runs. Scotty Battin led the
way as he was a home run short of the cycle going 3-for-3 with a
single, double, and triple. Battin was on base all 6 plate
appearances adding a walk and 2 hit batsmen. Battin also scored
3 times and had 2 RBI's. Jacob Langley went 3-for-5 including 2
doubles and 3 RBI's. Lucas Konczyk added 2 hits, 2 runs, and 3
RBI's. Drew Eimer had 3 hits, 2 runs and an RBI for the
visitors. Patrick McCraith filled the box score with 2 hits
including a double, 3 runs scored, a walk, hit batsman, and an
RBI. Fifth graders Trey Schilling and Michael Lucas each added a
single. Lucas scored a run and had an RBI. Sam Gleason also
singled, scored twice and had a run batted in.
Gleason got the win on the mound with a solid 3 innings giving
up 3 runs, 2 earned on 3 hits while walking 2 and striking out
4. McCraith took over in the 4th pitching 3 innings and giving
up 4 runs, all earned, 5 hits, 3 walks and 4 K's. Konczyk
finished the 7th inning facing 4 batters and striking out 2.
The Wolverines opened the game up with 8 runs in the 7th inning
on 7 hits taking a comfortable 17-5 lead into the final half
WLB moves to 2-2 on the season and will take on Mt. Pulaski on
Thursday at 4:00pm at Miller Field.
[Coach Jeff Nelson]