Alex Fritsch completes cycle in Jr. Legion win|
The winning streak continued Wednesday for the American Legion Post No. 3 Junior Legion baseball team as it delt a massive 20-8 blow to Laona-Wabeno in the shortened game.
Splitting the 5 1/2 innings evenly was starting pitcher Brett Witman and reliever Cole Musolff. Witman gave up two hits for three runs while striking out four. Musolff was dinged for two hits as well for five runs and wiffed three.
Having a stellar night at the plate, Antigos Alex Fritsch went 4-for-4 as he hit for the cycle bringing in five runs total. Musolff hit 3-for-3, all singles to account for three runs for the team.
Nevin Cornelius was 2-for-4 with a pair of triples and three runs. Dakota Matuszewski also hit 2-for-4 and Logan Thomae was 2-for-3.
Typhoon garners 8-2 win over Merrill on Legionnaire night
The Antigo American Legion Post No. 3 baseball team was back in action for a home contest again Merrill Post No. 46 on Legionnaire night. With a good crowd on hand, featuring many of the American Legion Post No. 3 members, the Typhoon was able to defeat Merrill, 8-2.
The Typhoon was able to get on the board in the second inning, with a two-out double by Nick Greening. He then scored on the very next at-bat off of a Merrill error.
In the bottom of the third, Max Nowinsky and Cameron Noskowiak would lead off the inning with base hits only to be sent home by Alex Nagels double. A.J. Kirsch brought Nagel in on an RBI ground-out to increase the lead to 4-0. Noskowiak added on to the lead with an RBI single to make it 5-0.
Merrill would get on the board in the fifth with an RBI double from Ryan Golisch, and in the sixth off an Antigo throwing error allowing Brian Timm to score from third.
Antigo added three insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth with base hits from Kyle Wagoner, Noskowiak, and Nagel. With its final run provided by Jake Husnick as he drove Nagel in on an RBI single.
Jesse Jankowski started on the mound for Antigo pitching
Mets move into first in Little League Majors
The Mets moved into sole possession of first place in Little League Majors play with an 11-3 win over the Tigers on Monday.
Connor Kolz led the way with a two run homer and three-run double while Sam Bretl added two hits. Pitchers Henry Berger, Kolz and Ryan Zima combined on a one-hitter.
Cordell Umland laced the only Tiger hit, a triple, to drive in his squads first run. Umland, Conner Cornelius, and Dane Fredrickson hurled for the Tigers.
The Royals trimmed the Astros in the other Majors game, 7-3.
Marvin Duchac and Reed Kuenzli paced the Royals with doubles and singles, Malik Brisby and Logan Wilhelm each cracked a double, and Karl Busse swatted his first hit of the season. Brisby pitched two innings with three strikeouts, Kuenzli hurled two with a strikeout, Zach Zupon and Duchac both whiffed two batters in an inning apiece of work.
Austin Schedlbauer and Casey Smith laced two hits each for the Astros and Sam McCann, Joey Volpentesta, Hunter Aiuppy, and Smith pitched, allowing seven hits and three walks while striking out four batters.
The River Dogs toppled the River Cats in Minors play, 17-4, in a game that saw 28 wa
Stallions host 40-team tourney starting Friday
The Antigo Stallions baseball squads will host a 40-team tournament with players from 15 cities and several co-op teams beginning action Friday and running through Sunday.
Antigo fields teams in six of the tournaments seven age brackets, including 9-years-old and under, 11-years-old and under, 12-years-old and under, 13-years-old and under, 14-years-old and under, and 15-years-old and under.
Antigo teams that will kick off play Friday include the Stallions 13U squad which faces Shawano at Senior League Park at 5:45 p.m. Shortly thereafter, at 6 p.m., the 15U team meets Greenville at Kretz Bros. Memorial Park.
Two games are slated for 7:45 p.m. starts, with the 11U players tangling with Wisconsin Rapids at Lake Park, and the 12U squad facing Merrill at Little League Park (also designated Al Remington Field).
The final Friday game featuring an Antigo team pits the 14U squad battling Plover at 8 p.m. at Kretz Bros. Memorial Park.
Antigos youngest Stallions dont begin play until Saturday, but do so with consecutive games at Saratoga North Park. The first tilt is against Wisconsin Rapids at 9 a.m., followed by a 10:45 a.m.
Typhoon knocks off black Sox 4-3 in home opener
The Antigo American Legion Post No. 3 baseball team returned to action for its season opener in 2016 with a home contest at Kretz Brothers Park.
Returning an experienced team that appeared in the Class AA State Tournament last summer, as well as being fresh off of a successful spring high school season, the Typhoon looks to play a challenging schedule this year.
The Plover Black Sox who were last years Class AAA State runner-ups, and have been a traditional powerhouse in their division ranks were the opposition in the season opener. The pitching match-up featured Nick Greening going up against Cam Lee of Plover.
The Black Sox were able to jump to an early 1-0 in the top of the first with Keegan Johnston knocking in a run on a RBI single, the Typhoon responded in the bottom half when Arin VerHagen knocked in Cameron Noskowiak with an RBI single to tie the contest at 1-all.
Plover retook the lead in the top of second inning when Johl Turzinski reached on a walk and stole second base, he then advanced to third on a wild pitch. D.J. Drohner was ableto lift a sacrifice fly ball to left field to give Plover the 2-1 lead.
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