Eagles Top Warriors In Weather-Shortened Sunday

Eagles Top Warriors In Weather-Shortened Sunday

MILWAUKEE (WLCSports.com) – The Wisconsin Lutheran College baseball team suffered its sixth straight setback after a 9-4 defeat against Edgewood at Neumann Family Field Sunday afternoon. The Eagles pounded out 18 hits in the contest. Game two was postponed to Monday due to rain.

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  • Final Score: Edgewood 9, Wisconsin Lutheran 4
  • Records: Wisconsin Lutheran (8-12, 1-5 NACC), Edgewood (5-13, 3-4 NACC)
  • Location: Neumann Family Field, Milwaukee, Wis.

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  • The Eagles threatened right from the start as they loaded the bases with just one out in the opening frame but a nifty double play up the middle from Jake Schwall (West Allis, Wis.) and Ryan Dominick (Bartlett, Ill.) kept the guests off the board. WLC was unable to capitalize on a pair of singles in its opening frame as the score remained 0-0 after the first inning.
  • EC struck first with a two-out RBI single in the second to take a 1-0 lead.
  • The Eagles sent 10 hitters to the plate in the third inning, scoring four runs on four hits to take a 5-0 lead.
  • EC pushed two more runs across in the top of the fourth inning to grow its lead to 7-0.
  • Wisconsin Lutheran cracked the scoring column in the fifth on an RBI groundout from Johnny Offenbacher (Waukesha, Wis.) to plate Nick Poblocki (Bartlett, Ill.).
  • WLC scored again in the sixth inning when a hit-and-run from Schwall plated Dominick following a fielding error by Edgewood to trim the deficit to 7-2.
  • The Eagles scored single tallies in both the eighth and ninth innings to extend their lead to 9-2.
  • The Warriors scored twice in the bottom of the ninth with an RBI single from Brannigan Hart (Davie, Fla.) and a throwing error from the catcher to cut the deficit to 9-4.
  • Schwall, Hart, and Sid Lehman (Theresa, Wis.) each had two hits to pace the Warriors offense.
  • Dylan Knoespel (Brillion, Wis.) suffered the loss, allowing five earned runs on eight hits in 2.1 innings.

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  • Matthew Turner earned his first win on the mound with a complete game, eight-hit performance. Adam Cairo went 4-for-5 with four RBI and Ryan Fields went 3-for-6 to lead Edgewood's offense, which recorded 18 hits in the game.

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  • The Warriors will play game two against Edgewood (5-13, 3-4 NACC) Monday afternoon with first pitch scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at Neumann Family Field. A live audio broadcast will be available at WLCSports.com.