Sports - Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
Yuniesky Betancourt hit a grand slam as part of an 8 run 3rd inning in the Brewers 10-8 win over the Giants on Tuesday night. Nori Aoki and Carolos Gomez both went deep, while Rickie Weeks and Jonathan Lucroy each drove in a pair in the win. Brandon Kintzler picked up the win in relief of Wily Peralta who couldn’t get out of the 5th. Jim Henderson notched his 2nd save. Game two of the series is tonight at Miller Park. Kyle Lohse takes on Ryan Vogelsong. Coverage begins at 6:35pm on KFIZ.
Tex 4 Cubs 3
Phi @ Cin - ppd
StL @ Pit - ppd
Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo apologized to the fans on Tuesday for being pulled over for drunk driving. According to the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department, Gallardo blew a .22 when he was pulled over just after 2am early Monday. He is scheduled to start on Thursday against the Giants.
Blue Going Pro
Marquette junior guard Vander Blue has decided to skip his senior season and enter the NBA Draft. Blue could be a late first round pick or could go undrafted. He will sign with an agent so he can’t return to school.
The Bucks wrap up the regular season tonight in Oklahoma City. At 37-44 the Bucks are locked into the #8 seed in the Eastern Conference and will face the defending champion Miami Heat in the first round.
With the NBA regular season ending today, most of the playoff pairings are set. In the Eastern Conference the Bulls and Hawks are jockeying for the 5th and 6th seed. Out West if the Lakers beat Houston tonight they are the #7 seed. If they lose and the Jazz beat Memphis the Lakers are out of the playoffs.
Longtime NFL broadcaster Pat Summerall has died. He teamed with John Madden on CBS to form one of the greatest broadcast teams in NFL history. He was 82.
Vikings Baseball Wins
WLA improved to 3-0 on the year and 1-0 in conference with a 8-4 victory over Omro Tuesday in game pleyed at the Forest Athletic Club in Dotyville due to unplayable field conditions in Omro and at Viking Field at WLA. Kevin Seibel and Maustin Otterstatter combined to go the distance with Otterstatter picking up the victory. Austin Wright and Lucas Muche lead the way for WLA with each going 2-3 with Muche collecting a big bases loaded 2 run double in the 5th to break a 4-4 tie. Omro and WLA are scheduled to meet again on Thursday weather permitting and wherever a playable field can be found.
Cougar Softball Wins
The Campbellsport Cougars varsity softball team won their conference game, 3-2 over Sheboygan Falls Tuesday evening. Although the Cougars were outhit 6-4, they found a way to win using a strong defensive effort. Brianna Gruenwald led the way with another solid pitching performance, including eight strike-outs. For the second night in a row the Cougars infield executed a double play, and the outfield also performed well, with key plays made by Kayla Hundertmark, Amanda Grunwald, Brittany Seefeldt and Cheyenne Renderman. Freshman Ashley Emmer played well in her first varsity start. Leading the offense was Hailey Zangl, who belted a double. Hayley Emmer, Brittany Seefeldt and Halle Walsh accounted for the other three hits, and Brianna Gruenwald knocked in 2 RBI’s to help Campbellsport take the lead, which the Cougars held onto for the win.
CWC Soccer Falls
At Kettle Moraine Lutheran 2, CWC 0 on Tuesday, 4/16. Mackenzie Rabas from Mary Falck in the first half, Megan Henning unassisted in the second. Andrea Meinert made one save for KML, Noelle Groenewold (groon-wald) made four saves for CWC. "We played much better tonight than in our first game, but we still have work to do. We are playing a lot of underclassmen who are learning by experience." CWC hosts Omro on Monday at 7:00 PM in a game that was rescheduled from this Thursday.
Oshkosh North 26 Fond du Lac 0 – Cards collect just two hits
WLA 8 Omro 4
KML 10 North Fond du Lac 0
Kimberly 7 Fond du Lac 4 – Erin Cole – 3 for 4 with 2 runs scored, Sadie Warner 2 for 3
Laconia 10 WLA 0 – Nikki Guell 5 IP, 3 hits, 5 Ks.
Waupun 6 Kiel 2
Campbellsport 3 Sheboygan Falls 2 - Brianna Gruenwald 8 Ks.
GM1: Oakfield 14 Priceton/Green Lake 0
GM2: Oakfield 16 Princeton/Green Lake 0
KML 2 CWC 0
Fondy 6 Appleton East 1
Two Rivers 6 Waupun 1
Fondy was 2nd At Kaukauna
Top 3 finishers were:
1. Nolan Cunningham 4:54
3. Eric Schoenbach 5:05
2. John-Myles Gaskell 11.2
2. John-Myles Gaskell, Austin McCrory, Taylor Hoaglin, Quinn Woelfel 1:35
3. Jacob Baus 54.2
1. Mackenzie Nick 42.2
1. Chris Leisses 2:00.7
3. Elliot Pieper 2:09.2
2. Kyle Pierce 18-8
1. Peter Andrew 150-8
2. Mike Theis 140-2
3. Adam Poltrock 5-4
2. Jason Toshner 11-6
Girls Track At Appleton West
Appleton North - 89.5
Fond du Lac - 86.5
Appleton West - 53
Kaukauna - 41
3200 Relay - 4. Megan Buechel, Hannah Dardis, Dystiny Helbig, Jeannie Bestor - 11:37.77
100 Hurdles - 1. Marissa Wustrack -16.43, 2. Desirae Diener - 16.98
100 - 2. Desirae Diener - 13.63
1600 - 7. Alma Enciso - 7:22.96
800 Relay - 3. Gabby Kuber, Skylar Lucas, Maren Anderson, Nicole Gietzel - 1:58.72
400 - 2. Shayna Williams - 1:06.49
400 Relay - 3. Gabby Kuber, Kylin Knapp, Maren Anderson, Desirae Diener - 55.82
300 Hurdles - 2. Marissa Wustrack - 54.28, 4. Miranda Zipp - 58.02
800 - 6. Kayla Mueller - 2:54.62
200 - 4. Maren Anderson - 29.57
3200 - 1. Megan Buechel - 12:14.6, 2. Annie Moore - 12:24.28
1600 Relay - 2. Shayna Williams, Kylin Knapp, Jeannie Bestor, Nicole Gietzel - 4:23.88
High Jump - 2. Jenna Rosenthal - 4' 10"
Shot Put - 2. Jenna Rosenthal - 31' 10", 3. Carisma Anderson - 31' 1"
Discus - 1. Jenna Rosenthal - 97' 4", 2. Carisma Anderson - 87' 11"
Pole Vault - 1. Alyssa Mertes - 9', 2. Lexy Bergman - 8'
Long Jump - 1. Marissa Wustrack - 15' 11 1/2"
Triple Jump - 1. Marissa Wustrack - 33' 6 1/2"
GM1: Wisconsin Lutheran 10 Marian 8
GM2: Wisconsin Lutheran 2 Marian 1
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