Baseball Edged At Carroll In Non-Conference Play

Baseball Edged At Carroll In Non-Conference Play

WAUKESHA, Wis. (WLCSports.com) - The Wisconsin Lutheran College baseball team battled back from a 4-0 deficit to take a 6-5 lead halfway through, but host Carroll scored three runs over the next two innings and held on for an 8-6 non-conference win over the Warriors Wednesday afternoon at Frame Park.

  • Final Score: Carroll 8, Wisconsin Lutheran 6
  • Records: Wisconsin Lutheran (8-9), Carroll (8-11)
  • Location: Frame Park, Waukesha, Wis.

  • The Pioneers took an early 2-0 lead in the first on a one-out, two-run home run from Dylan Callahan. The Warriors placed a pair of runners in scoring position with two outs in the second, but couldn't drive any runners home.
  • Carroll started the second inning with four straight hits and scored a pair to take a 4-0 lead on WLC.
  • Wisconsin Lutheran took advantage of a two-out error in the third inning by scoring four times to knot the game at 4-4. After Gunner Amelunk (Wales, Wis.) scored from third on an error, Sid Lehman (Theresa, Wis.), Joey Tilley (Muskego, Wis.), and Jake Constien (Sun Prairie, Wis.) smacked consecutive singles to even the score.
  • CU capitalized on a two-out error in the bottom of the third to take a 5-4 lead after Brad Vosters RBI double.
  • The Warriors put together a two-out rally in the fifth with four straight singles from Lehman, Tilley, Constien, and Matthew Schulenburg (Hampshire, Ill.) to jump in front for the first time, 6-5.
  • The Pioneers evened the score in the sixth after scoring a run with no outs on a wild pitch, and went ahead 8-6 in the seventh thanks to three straight two-out singles.
  • WLC threatened in its last at-bat after Brannigan Hart (Davie, Fla.) led off the inning with a double and Jake Schwall (West Allis, Wis.) reached on an error, but a strikeout and a game-ending double play sealed the win for Carroll.
  • Constien went 3-for-4 with three RBI to lead the Warriors, while Hart, Lehman, Tilley, and Schulenburg added two hits each.
  • Fabio Kamitani (Naviraí, Brazil) suffered the loss in 2.1 innings of relief, allowing three runs on six hits.

  • Ethan Fleigle went 3-for-5 with a RBI and a run, while Sam Harmeyer had two hits and scored three times. Mike Costanzo pitched 2.0 scoreless innings of relief to earn the win and Nick Brigham notched the ninth-inning save.

  • The Warriors return to conference play Saturday when they travel to River Forest, Illinois for a showdown with second-ranked Concordia Chicago (15-1, 4-0 NACC). First pitch of the doubleheader at Cougar Field is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. Live stats will be available for both games at WLCSports.com.