Warriors Explode For 22 Runs In Rout Of Eagles

Warriors Explode For 22 Runs In Rout Of Eagles

MILWAUKEE (WLCSports.com) - The Wisconsin Lutheran College baseball team scored a season-high 22 runs en route to a season series split with Edgewood Monday afternoon at Neumann Family Field. The Warriors defeated the Eagles 22-2 in seven innings for their largest margin of victory and most runs scored since May 4, 2013.

  • Final Score: Wisconsin Lutheran 22, Edgewood 2 (7 Inn.)
  • Records: Wisconsin Lutheran (9-12, 2-5 NACC), Edgewood (5-14, 3-5 NACC)
  • Location: Neumann Family Field, Milwaukee, Wis.

  • The Warriors broke open a scoreless game in the second inning with six runs on just three hits. WLC benefited from three walks, a hit by pitch, and received an RBI single from Joey Tilley (Muskego, Wis.) and a Jake Schwall (West Allis, Wis.) sac fly.
  • Wisconsin Lutheran added another four runs in the third off a bases-clearing three-RBI double from Gunner Amelunk (Wales, Wis.) and an RBI single by Ryan Dominick (Bartlett, Ill.) for a 10-0 cushion.
  • The Green and White continued their scoring parade in the fourth with another six-run frame. Tilley launched a three-run home run, his second of the season, and Schwall added a two-run single.
  • The Warriors followed in the fifth with another crooked number by scoring four times. Jake Constien (Sun Prairie, Wis.) and Tilley, who started the inning with singles, later scored on errors. Dominick later drilled a double deep to center that scored Johnny Offenbacher (Waukesha, Wis.) and Matthew Schulenburg (Hampshire, Ill.).
  • WLC added its final two tallies in the sixth on an Offenbacher RBI single and Dominick's fifth RBI of the game off a bases loaded walk.
  • Tilley finished the game 3-for-4 with four RBI and four runs scored, while Dominick and Amelunk drove in five and four runs each.
  • Spencer Michaelis (Wauwatosa, Wis.) improved to 2-1 on the year after tossing all 7.0 innings and allowing just two runs. The right-hander struck out four and walked one.

  • Kyle Semrad went 3-for-3 for the Eagles offense. Branden Cohn allowed five earned runs in just 1.1 innings to suffer the loss on the mound.

  • The Warriors are back home Saturday for a conference doubleheader against Lakeland (2-15, 2-6 NACC) with first pitch scheduled for 12:00 p.m. at Neumann Family Field. The Muskies have split their last two conference doubleheaders.