A’s unable to overcome first inning deficit
Posted: July 10, 2017
SHEBOYGAN, WI- The opposing Kenosha Kings had a strong start to Sunday night’s seven-inning game, which ultimately led to a 5-1 loss for the A’s.
The Kings took the lead in the first inning, scoring a total of three runs which were assisted by two doubles by Jason Dennis and Christian Zamudio. This gave the Kings a 3-0 advantage that the A’s were unable to crack throughout the rest of the game.
The A’s struggled offensively and were only able to scrounge up one run on the night. As a team, the A’s were only able to collect a total of three hits thanks to three singles by Grant Kosanke, Ben Gordon and Mitch Sutton.
Eric Schmitz took the loss for the A’s after pitching five innings, striking out five and allowing five runs. Jason Bunton earned the win for the Kings.
This loss gave the A’s a 1-2 record for the Wisconsin State League Challenge weekend. They also fall to 11-7 overall in the WSL. The A’s are at home again tonight for a make-up game against the Oshkosh Giants.
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