Woodchucks bats break out in win to Chinooks

For CWS

June 30, 2018

Wausau— The Woodchucks came into tonight’s game at Athletic Park looking to get their second straight win as they opened up a two game series with the Lakeshore Chinooks.  After the Chinooks took an early 3-0 lead, a rain delay paused the action for a 1 hour and 41 minutes but the Chucks came back to have an offensive explosion and held on for a 10-5 victory.

The Chucks bats answered back in the bottom of the 3rdinning with a solo shot from leftfielder Jaren Shelby and a two run RBI double from shortstop Nick Loftin to tie the game at 3-3

In the bottom of the 4thinning, Chucks centerfielder Zach DeLoach gave the team a 4-3 lead with an RBI single. The offensive kept coming with an RBI double from Chucks right fielder Reese Alexiades and an RBI groundout from second basemen Javier Valdes to give the Chucks a 6-3 lead after four innings.

The Chinooks answered for a run in the top of the 5thbut the Woodchucks offensive kept on swinging in the bottom of the 6thwith an RBI double from Reese Alexiades and an RBI single from Nick Loftin to lead 8-4 after six innings.

After the The Chinooks added a run in the top of the 7th, The Chucks added on some insurance in the bottom of the 8thinning with another RBI double from Reese Alexiades and a sac fly from Javier Valdes to take a 10-5 lead

Chucks reliever Austin Elliot was sensational in relief going 4 2/3rd’s innings pitched with five strikeouts and allowing only two runs.

Top Performers 

Woodchucks right fielder Reese Alexiades had an incredible night at the plate going 3-5 with three consecutive RBI doubles.

Chucks shortstop Nick Loftin got things going for the team offensively going 3-5 with three RBI’s.

Chucks leftfielder Jaren Shelby had a productive night in the leadoff spot going 2-4 with a solo Home Run and a double. He also scored three times.

Chucks centerfielder Zach DeLoach went 2-4 with three runs scored and second basemen Javier Valdes went 1-4 with two RBI’s

Chucks reliever Austin Elliot was sensational in relief going 4 2/3rd’s innings pitched with five strikeouts and allowing only two runs.

Next Up 

The Wisconsin Woodchucks will be back home at Athletic Park on Sunday July 1stas they host the Lakeshore Chinooks. First pitch is at 3.05. Kids can run the bases post game. For tickets, call us at 715.845.5055, stop by our front office, or visit woodchucks.com

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