ASHWAUBENON – The Green Bay Booyah allowed six runs in the first inning in a 15-1 Northwoods League loss to Wisconsin Rapids last night.
Booyah pitcher Avery Stevens faced five batters and didn’t record an out in the opening inning.
The first six batters for Rapids scored to start the ball game.
Out of the bullpen, Jacob Paulishak and Connor Spear went five and two-thirds combined innings, struck out four and allowed two hits.
On offense, Green Bay was again led by Nick Kreutzer, who finished the day 2-for-3 with a double.
Collin Kleffman and Nick Santoro each provided singles in the eighth.
The Booyah only had four total hits off of the Rafters’ staff, who clinched home-field advantage for the opening round game of the playoffs.
Green Bay will host Rapids again on Wednesday, Aug. 12, with first pitch set for 6:35 p.m.
The Booyah now hold a 16-21 overall record, sitting a half game above Rockford for second place in the East division.