Rafters Drop Second Game to Chinooks

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (6-8) for the second consecutive game did not score a run and lose 11-0 to the Lakeshore Chinooks (6-7).

The Chinooks jumped on the board in the first, with two singles, the second an RBI single from Connor Kimple. Rafters’ starter Collin Kiernan (Kean) struck out three in the second but in the third more runs came across.

Lakeshore had eight hits off Wisconsin Rapids, five off Kiernan and three against Devin Rivera (Villanova). In total six runners were plated, Kimple knocked in two more.

The Chinooks kept adding in the fifth, four runs were scored off four hits, DH Ethan Vecrumba had a two-run double. The Rafters through the first five went down 1-2-3, three times.

Ben Schoneman (Colorado School of Mines), Hunter Waldis (Seton Hall) and Jacob Mrosko (Purdue) completed the final four innings for the Rafters, where no runs were scored.

Wisconsin Rapids totaled six hits, two came off the bat of Hank Zeisler (Chapman).

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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]