WAUSAU PILOT AND REVIEW
After falling behind by four runs in the third inning, the Wisconsin Woodchucks came back to beat the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters in the ninth inning by a score of 6-5 on Monday night.
The Rafters got off to an early lead of 1-0 in the first inning, after a home run from Jake Dunham. Wisconsin answered back with a run in the third inning, after an RBI single from Kaeber Rog. Then Rapids answered with four more runs, putting the Woodchucks behind by 5-1.
In the sixth inning, the Woodchucks started to fight back witha leadoff walk from Kaeber Rog and a single from Kenny Rodriguez to score two. They added two more in the seventh when Nolan Soliveres and Alejandro Gonzalez started the inning by reaching base.
Then, in the top of the ninth, Kaeber Rog hit a double with two outs, and eventually scored on an RBI single from Lawrence Cicileo. Nolan Lebamoff came into the ninth to close out the game, and the Chucks won their fifth game of the season, moving to a 5-2 record overall.
Kaeber Rog went 3-4 with two runs and an RBI, continuing his hot start to this season. His double started off the Chucks ninth inning rally.
Trey Horton pitched two and a third innings for the Chucks in his debut, not allowing a run and striking out three
The Wisconsin Woodchucks next game at Athletic Park is Tuesday, June 4 as they host the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters. First pitch is at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday is hat giveaway night, with the first 250 fans through the gate picking up a free Woodchucks hat. For tickets, call 715-845-5055, stop by the Woodchucks front office or visit woodchucks.com.