Woodchucks Have A Statement Game In First Win

The Woodchucks win their first game of the season on the back of a stellar pitching at a score of 5-0 against Lakeshore

Jared Burch (Houston Baptist University) started his first game on the mound for Wausau and came out firing with the first 3 batters he faced striking out and 5 of the first 9 going as of the strikeout as well.

The Chucks get the bats rolling after Tim Conway (University of North Georgia) gets in scoring position and Hamilton Anderson (State Fair CC) drove in the first run of the day, but the scoring wasn’t done as Daniel Helfgott (Lackawanna College) crosses home plate to go up on the Chinooks 2-0.

Burch had everything going for him tonight (8K, 1H, 6I) with his stellar start he let the Woodchuck batters relax and in the 5th Dean Bittner (Mesa CC) drove in a run on a pop fly to give the chucks 1 more run.

Conway started the Woodchucks off in the 6 with a double to put two into scoring position, an Anderson single brought in two more and got the Chucks out to a 5-0 lead.

Mike Reagan (Barry University) picked up right where Burch left off recording (5K, 2H, 3I) to close out the game.

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David Keech
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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]