DeFOREST — There was a whole lot of offense in the Fort Atkinson baseball team’s doubleheader against DeForest, as the Blackhawks lost 16-14 and 19-12 in nonconference games Saturday at DeForest High School.
Ethan Heagney and James Vander Mause both scored three runs in the 16-14 loss. Heagney also scored three runs in the 19-12 loss and also added three hits. Nate Hartwig picked up a pair of runs and a pair of hits in the seven-run defeat.
FORT ATKINSON 16, DeFOREST 14
Fort Atkinson 330 000 8 — 14
DeForest 131 027 2 — 16
DeFOREST 19, FORT ATKINSON 12
Fort Atkinson 072 002 1 — 12
DeForest 232 11110 x — 19
Jefferson 10, Whitewater 2
WHITEWATER — The Jefferson baseball team continued its dominant start to Rock Valley Conference play with a road win against Whitewater on Friday.
The Eagles (3-0, 3-0 RVC) plated six first-inning runs and have now outscored opponents 30-3 this season.
Tyler Butina drove in the game’s first run with an RBI single. Luis Serrano, who finished 3-for-3, scored on a fielder’s choice before a single to center by Aiden Devine made it 3-0. Tyler Danielson’s run-scoring double made it 4-0 with just out recorded.
Jefferson added to its tally when Devine scored on a wild pitch and Serrano plated Evan Neitzel with a single. The Eagles sent 12 hitters to the dish in the first.
Danielson started on the bump and earned the decision, working three innings while allowing an unearned run and two hits. Neitzel allowed one hit in two innings and Eli Hoffman gave up three hits and a run in two innings.
Butina was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Isiah Hoffman also drove in a pair.
Whitewater (0-3, 0-3) managed just six singles.
JEFFERSON 10, WHITEWATER 2
Jefferson 602 001 1 — 10 11 0
Whitewater 100 000 1 — 2 6 0
Pitchers (ip-h-r-er-so-bb) — J: Danielson (W; 3-2-1-0-1-2); Neitzel (2-1-0-0-1-2); Hoffman (2-3-1-1-1-1). W: Deporter (L; 0.0-1-4-4-0-3); Hintz (2-3-2-2-0-3); Nickels (5-7-4-4-2-2).
Leading hitters — J: Serrano 3x3 (2B), Butina 3x4 (2B), Behm 2B, Danielson 2B, Fairfield 2B.
Lake Mills 11, Marshall 0
LAKE MILLS — Elijah Lee and Brandon Wiberg combined for a three-hit shutout to lead Lake Mills to a Capitol North victory over the Cardinals on Friday.
Lee pitched four innings, allowing two hits while striking out seven. Wiberg closed out the game, pitching the final inning, striking out three batters.
Caden Belling drove in three runs off two hits and scored twice. Andy Carpenter batted in three runners and also recorded a run. Lee scored twice in the victory that saw the L-Cats score 11 runs in the second and third combined.
LAKE MILLS 11, MARSHALL 0 (5)
Marshall 000 00 — 0 3 1
Lake Mills 074 0X — 11 5 0
Pitching ip-h-r-er-bb-so — M: Collins (L; 1.2-3-7-7-4-0); Kalish (0.1–0-4-4-5-1); No. 15 (2-2-0-0-0-1). LM: Lee (W; 4-2-0-0-3-7); Wiberg (1-1-0-0-1-3).
Leading hitters — LM: Belling 2x3 (2B); Quest 2B.
Johnson Creek 12, Cambridge 1
CAMBRIDGE — Braden Walling helped lead Johnson Creek to a nonconference victory over host Cambridge Friday night.
Walling scored twice and drove in a run and also pitched a complete game. Walling allowed one earned run in five innings of work and struck out eight batters.
Bow Hartwig collected two hits for the Bluejays and added four runs and three RBIs in the victory.
Tucker Tesdal drove in the Blue Jays’ lone run, which came in the bottom of the first inning after a three-run top of the first from Johnson Creek.
Cambridge’s Jace Horton finished 2-for-2 at the plate.
JOHNSON CREEK 12, CAMBRIDGE 1
Johnson Creek 340 14x x — 12 13 0
Cambridge 100 00x x — 1 6 0
Pitching (ip-h-er-bb-so) — JC: Walling (W) 5-6-1-2-8; C: Hoffmann (L) 4-5-5-2-4.
Leading hitters — JC: Hartwig 2x4 (3B, 2B), Walling 2B, Olszewski 2x3 (2B), C: Horton 2x2.
Thomas More 9, Palmyra 8
MILWAUKEE — The Panthers fell in a close nonconference game Saturday at Saint Thomas More High School.
The one-run defeat comes after Palmyra-Eagle (2-1) 10-run ruled Fall River in a nonconference game Friday in Palmyra.