Early Offense Propels Woodchucks to Series Sweep

Updated: Jun. 5, 2021 at 11:09 PM CDT
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MEQUON, WI – A strong start for the offense proved decisive as the Woodchucks earned a two-game series sweep over the Lakeshore Chinooks at Kapco Park Saturday night.

After falling behind 1-0, the Woodchucks responded with six runs in the top of the 2nd inning. Roman Kuntz hit a two-run double while Kevin Kilpatrick and Clayton Mehlbauer each drove in runs. The Woodchucks also took advantage of three Lakeshore errors in order to build their advantage

The lead swelled to 9-1 in the 3rd inning after Kevin Kilpatrick’s second home run in as many days. The College of Central Florida outfielder drove in a total of 5 runs on the day and now leads the team in RBI with ten thus far.

After the Chinooks chipped away at the lead throughout the middle innings, Dante Chirico slammed the door over four innings of one-run ball. He struck out six to earn a 12-out save and improve the Woodchucks’ record to 5-1.

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