KWRT rallies past CARSTAR 9-7 in the nightcap
Imhoff’s Appliance needed Wednesday’s game against Medical Arts.
While entering the game with a record of 1-3 overall, Imhoff’s Appliance overcome a slow start by outscoring Medical Arts 13-3 from the third inning on en route to a 14-5 victory.
As for the nightcap, KWRT scored three runs in the bottom-half of the sixth to keep its unbeaten record intact at 7-0 with a 9-7 win over CARSTAR.
Imhoff’s Appliance, 2-3 on the season, trailed Medical Arts 2-1 after the second inning before rallying back with three in the third, one again in the fourth, five in the fifth and four in the sixth. As for Medical Arts, they scored one run in each of the fourth, fifth and sixth innings of play after putting up two in the second.
Weston Fahrenbrink picked up the win on the mound for Imhoff’s Appliance while Andrew Garrison took the loss for Medical Arts, who dropped to 2-4 on the season.
Fahrenbrink pitched the first-three innings and gave up two runs on six hits and two walks while striking out three. Makiah Waibel then came in and pitched three innings in relief and allowed three runs on three hits and six walks while striking out six.
For Medical Arts, Andrew Garrison pitched 2 1/3 innings and surrendered four runs, two earned, on one hit and five walks while striking out one. Hunter Edwards then came in and pitched 2 1/3 innings in relief and issued six runs, one earned, on one hit and six walks while striking out three. Then, to finish the game, Kellen Barnes pitched 1 1/3 innings in relief and yielded four runs, one earned, on three hits and one walk while striking out one.
Dylan Barnthouse had the only extra base hit in the ballgame for Imhoff’s Appliance, being a double. He also drove in one run.
Zach Weber, Weston Fahrenbrink, Jaylen Butner and Jared Schupp each had one single.
For Medical Arts, Avery Reardon went 2-for-2 with two singles and one RBI. Jared Viertel and Chad Northern each had two singles while Andrew Garrison added one single and two RBIs, Hunter Edwards with a RBI-single and Dakota Bishop with one single.
In the nightcap, CARSTAR jumped out on top against KWRT with three runs in the top-half of the first.
However, after a scoreless first inning, KWRT rallied back with two in the bottom-half of the second to cut the lead to one at 3-2. Then, after both teams put up three runs in the third, KWRT came back and tacked on another run in the fifth to tie the game at 6-all. But even that was short-lived as CARSTAR added another run in the top-half of the sixth only to have KWRT rally back with three in the bottom-half of the inning for the victory.
Ben Horst picked up the win in relief for KWRT while Trae Williams took the loss for CARSTAR, who dropped to 0-7 on the season.
Colten Bruce started the game for KWRT and pitched 2 1/3 innings, giving up six runs, five earned, on five hits and six walks while striking out two. Horst then came in and pitched 4 2/3 innings in relief and allowed one run on one hit and three walks while striking out eight.
For CARSTAR, Trae Williams pitched the first-four innings and gave up five runs, four earned, on six hits and one walk while striking out two. Kellen Brownfield then came in and pitched one inning in relief and issued two runs on three hits and three walks while striking out one. Then, to finish the game, Hunter Spaedy pitched one inning and yielded one run on one walk while striking out one.
Nick Zeitlow led the hitting attack in the game for KWRT with a single, triple and one RBI.
Ben Horst also had two hits with a single and a double while Brady Gholson added two singles, Ethan Van Dyke with one single and two RBIs, Ethan Waibel and Mason Hage each with one single and Blake Barnes with one RBI.
For CARSTAR, Sean White went 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs.
Jamin Washington and Ben Eichelberger each had one single and one RBI while Kellen Brownfield, Thomas Simmons and Josh Teter added one single each.