Lakeshore earned a win on Thursday to stay tied for the final South Division Wild Card spot with Madison.
Games on July 20:
Wisconsin 12, Kenosha 6
The Wisconsin Woodchucks went off for 12 runs in the opening inning as they went on to defeat the Kenosha Kingfish 12-6.
5-7 Second Half (3 GB), 27-20 Overall, 1.5 games ahead inthe South Division Wild Card standings
Lakeshore 9, Fond du Lac 3
The Lakeshore Chinooks got off to a hot start and never looked back as they defeated the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders 9-3. Lakeshore got things started when leadoff man Matthew Mika (Central Florida) led off the bottom of the first with a double and scored from an RBI double by Rylan Thomas (Central Florida). Mika got in the mix again when he contributed a grand slam to a five-run inning.
8-5 Second Half (0.5 GB), 26-22 Overall, Tied with Madison in the South Division Wild Card standings
Wisconsin Rapids 5, Madison 2
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters broke a tie in the eighth and defeated the Madison Mallards 5-2. The Rafters took the lead in the eighth which included two runs scoring on errors.
7-6 Second Half (1.5 GB), 26-22 Overall, Tied with Lakeshore in the South Division Wild Card standings
La Crosse 5, Eau Claire 3
The La Crosse Loggers built an early lead and prevented the Eau Claire Express from coming back as they won 5-3. The Loggers scored three in the second from back-to-back home runs by Jorge Guiterrez (Texas A&M) and Cameron Blake (Texas A&M). Justin Evans (Columbus State) put Eau Claire on the board with a solo shot in the third, but La Crosse added two in the fourth from a two-run single. Eau Claire attempted a comeback in the eighth when Tyrus Greene (California) knocked in two from a single, but Charlie Fletcher (William & Mary) threw a scoreless ninth to end the game.
6-7 Second Half (3 GB), 21-28 Overall, 5 GB Wild Card
Schedule for July 21:
Lakeshore @ Fond du Lac (6:35 PM)
St. Cloud @ Duluth (6:35 PM)
Kalamazoo @ Rockford (6:35 PM)
Waterloo @ Willmar (7:05 PM)
Bismarck @ Rochester (7:05 PM)
Mankato @ Thunder Bay (7:05 PM)
Kenosha @ Wisconsin (7:05 PM)
Wisconsin Rapids @ Madison (7:05 PM)
La Crosse @ Eau Claire (7:05 PM)
Battle Creek @ Green Bay (7:05 PM)