Fayette gets to the .500 mark by turning back Medical Arts 9-5 in the nightcap
KWRT’s Nathaniel Krebs had the game of his life Monday night against A&W in Junior Babe Ruth action at Twillman field in Harley park.
Krebs went 4-for-4 at the plate with one single, three doubles and three RBIs to lead KWRT past A&W by a score of 20-10.
In the nightcap, Fayette finally got to the .500 mark for the season by turning back Medical Arts 9-5.
KWRT, improving to 4-2 on the season, scored 13 unanswered runs in the first-three innings to lead A&W 13-4. KWRT also matched A&W with three runs in the fourth to make it 16-7 before outscoring A&W 4-3 in the fifth to win by the mercy rule.
Krebs also picked up the win on the mound for KWRT while Cale Fox took the loss for A&W, who dropped to 3-4. Krebs pitched the first-three innings and struck out five batters while giving up four runs on two hits and three walks. Jake Horst then came in and pitched two innings in relief and issued six runs on one hit and eight walks while striking out two batters.
For A&W, Fox pitched the first-two innings and gave up 10 runs on six hits and three walks while striking out three batters. DaWan Lomax, meanwhile, pitched 1 2/3 innings in relief and allowed six runs on three hits and five walks while striking out two. Then, to finish the game, Cameron Ray pitched 1 1/3 innings and yielded four runs on three hits and one walk while striking out one.
KWRT also had 12 hits in the game, with DeAndre Wesolak going 2-for-4 with one single, one double and three RBIs. Jacob Vossler, Heath Danner and Spencer Steakley each had one single and two RBIs while Jake Horst added one single and one RBI and Darian Williams and Harper Stock each with one single.
For A&W, Cameron Ray went 1-for-2 with one single and three RBIs while Peyton Keeran added one single and two RBIs, Andy Neal with one single and one RBI and Brady Stock with one RBI.
In the second game, Medical Arts jumped out in front with one run in the bottom-half of the first only to have Fayette rally back with two in the third to go up 2-1. Meanwhile, after Fayette failed to score in its half of the fourth, Medical Arts came back and tacked on three more runs to make it 4-2.
Medical Arts never led after that as Fayette plated three more runs in the fifth and four again in the sixth to go ahead 9-4. Then, in the bottom-half of the sixth, Medical Arts added one run.
Grant Himmelmann was the pitcher of record in the game for Fayette while Cade Schupp took the loss for Medical Arts, who dropped to 1-5. Himmelmann pitched 3 1/3 innings in relief of starter Chris Brown and gave up four runs on five hits and three walks while striking out six.
For Medical Arts, Josh Polk pitched the first-three innings and gave up two runs on two hits and five walks while striking out five. Cade Schupp then came in and pitched three innings in relief and allowed seven runs on two hits and six walks while striking out five batters.
Cameron Stornello had two singles to lead all hitters for Fayette. Logan Wiswall finished the game with one single and two RBIs while Jack Kindle added one single, Miles Himmelmann two RBIs and Chris Brown and Cody Hilgedick with one RBI each.
For Medical Arts, Schupp went 2-for-3 with two singles and one RBI. Kayle Rice, Josh Polk, Memphis Waibel, Kaullin Kosnopfal and Harley Waller each had one single while Andrew Wiser added one RBI.