Photo: Northwoods League
Madison and Lakeshore piled up the runs in their wins, while Kenosha and Eau Claire both managed one-run victories on Tuesday night.
Games on Tuesday, July 11:
Kenosha 3, Kalamazoo 2
The Kenosha Kingfish took the lead in the seventh and held the Kalamazoo Growlers off as they won 3-2. Tim Millard (Dallas Baptist) gave the Kingfish the lead in the seventh from an RBI double and Ben Troike (Illinois) extended it with an RBI single. Billy McKay (Florida) converted his eighth save of the season.
2-4 Second Half (3 GB), 24-17 Overall, 2.5 games ahead in Wild Card standings
Lakeshore 9, Wisconsin 4
The Lakeshore Chinooks scored all their runs in the second as they defeated the Wisconsin Woodchucks 9-4. Lakeshore started the second when Owen Miller (Illinois State) drew a walk. He advanced on a single and then scored from an error by the pitcher. Joe Duncan (Eastern Illinois) also contributed as he hit a grand slam.
4-3 Second Half (1.5 GB), 22-20 Overall, 0.5 GB Wild Card
Madison 13, Green Bay 4
The Madison Mallards used a huge seven-run ninth inning to pull away and defeat the Green Bay Bullfrogs 13-4. Doran Turchin (Illinois) scored on wild pitch which was followed by a two-run single by Maverick Handley (Stanford). Zac Taylor (Illinois) then brought in four more from a grand slam.
3-4 Second Half (2.5 GB), 22-20 Overall, 0.5 GB Wild Card
Eau Claire 1, Waterloo 0 (10 Innings)
The Eau Claire Express needed 10 innings to score the first run of the game and defeat the Waterloo Bucks 1-0. Luke Eldred got the start for Eau Claire and threw eight scoreless, only allowing three hits and no walks while striking out six. With two outs in the tenth inning, Zach Ashford (Fresno State) doubled in Zach Gilles (Central Michigan) to win the game for Eau Claire.
4-3 Second Half (1 GB), 19-24 Overall, 5 GB Wild Card
Schedule for July 12:
Bismarck @ Duluth (6:35 PM)
Wisconsin @ Lakeshore (6:35 PM)
Waterloo @ Eau Claire (6:35 PM)
Rockford @ Fond du Lac (6:35 PM)
Rochester @ Thunder Bay (7:05 PM)
La Crosse @ Willmar (7:05 PM)
St. Cloud @ Mankato (7:05 PM)
Battle Creek @ Wisconsin Rapids (7:05 PM)
Kenosha @ Kalamazoo (7:05 PM)
Madison @ Green Bay (7:05 PM)