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DeJong's Big Night Leads Chucks To Win

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Wausau, WIS – The Wisconsin Woodchucks scored 10 unanswered runs to defeat the Kenosha Kingfish, in a game that was called final in the top of the seventh inning due to rain.

 

The score remained tied at zero until the bottom of the fourth inning when the Woodchucks scored one run on a RBI groundout by Paul DeJong. Ryan Howard then added the Woodchucks second run with a single bringing home Brendon Hayden.

 

The Woodchucks continued their contagious hitting in the bottom of the fifth inning when three runs came in all on RBI singles. This time it was Taylor Kohlwey, DeJong, and Howard who did the damage.

 

The Woodchucks broke the game open in the bottom of the fifth inning when five runners came across to score. The highlight of the inning was DeJong’s three-run home run breaking the game wide open 10-0.

 

In the top of the seventh inning with the bases loaded for the Kingfish, a lightening delay brought the game to a halt. After a 45 minute rain delay, the game was called with the Woodchucks receiving the victory.

 

The Woodchucks travel to Mequon tonight to take on the Lakeshore Chinooks. First pitch is set for 6:35.  You can hear the game on Foxsports Radio AM1390 & FM 93.9The Woodchucks have no more regular season home games. Check woodchucks.com for the latest information on the Woodchucks’ playoff picture.

 

Rest Of NWL Scores

Rochester  6  Thunder Bay  3

Duluth  9  Alexandria  4

St. Cloud  2  Eau Claire  0

Eau Claire  5  St. Cloud  0

Mankato  10  Willmar  5

Green Bay  5  Wisconsin Rapids  4  (11 innings)

Battle Creek  9  Waterloo  8

Lakeshore  4  Kalamazoo  1

Madison  2  La Crosse  1

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