Thursday Night in The Badgerland…
Fond du Lac 1 Beaver Dam 0
It was another hard luck loss for Beaver Dam as they travel to Fond du Lac and drive home with a 1-0 defeat. Fondy’s Jullian Murillo’s RBI single in the bottom of the 5th accounted for the games only run as pitching reigned supreme. Beaver Dam loaded the bases with just one out in the top of the 6th but wasn’t able to plate the tying run. Fond du Lac’s Jake Cedar and Luke Bruckner combined to strike out eight BD batters and give up just two hits. Cedar went five and a third to notch the win, with Bruckner being credited with the save. Beaver Dam’s Braden Franke was brilliant striking out a pair and giving up just that one run and five hits in six innings but came up on the short end of the decision. Fondy improves to 12-2 on the year while Beaver Dam drops to 5-5. Fond du Lac will host Ripon on Friday night while Beaver Dam travels to Hartford on Sunday afternoon. The first pitch is set for 3pm. You can watch the video stream at DailyDodge.com presented by Kevin Carnine, Your American Family Insurance Agent and Columbus Family Dental.
Waupun 10 Randolph 2
Waupun ripped off their 8th straight win with a 10-2 decision over Randolph at Gus Thompson Field on Thursday night. Three was the magic number on the night for Waupun as they put up three runs in the 1st, 2nd and 6th innings in the win. Keegan Hartgerink went 2×3 with a pair of doubles, 2 RBI, and three runs scored. Jarrett Buchholz was 1×2 with a double, RBI and 2 runs scored. Baron Buchholz also continued to swing a hot bat, going 2×4 with a pair of runs scored. Logan Kooiker and Taylor Stiemsma each knocked in runs for Randolph. Austin Wiese threw six strong innings, giving up just 1 run and three hits and fanned seven to earn the win. Stiemsma gave up six runs in three innings for work to take the loss for Randolph
Mayville 6 Watertown 3
A four run seventh inning rallied Mayville to a 6-3 win at Watertown on Thursday night despite collecting just four hits on the night. Trent Zimmer got two of those four hits going 2×2 with an RBI and two runs scored. Mayville’s four run 7th came with just two base hits, to go along with four walks and a hit by pitch. Steven Gates drove in a pair to lead the Watertown offense. Ty Hockers picked up the win on the mound for Mayville while Taylor Walter took the loss for Watertown.
Fond du Lac 2 Beaver Dam JV 1
-Beaver Dam’s Landon Semrau went 2×3 with a run scored
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