Booyah falls to Kenosha in rollercoaster game
KENOSHA – The Green Bay Booyah fell to the Kenosha Kingfish at Simmons Field on Sunday afternoon, 10-9.
The Booyah scored first when Brett Blair (Stanford) picked up his first RBI of the season following a sacrifice fly that scored Brendan Ryan (Texas A&M-Corpus Christi).
After the Kingfish plated one in the next half, the score remained tied until the fourth when Elias Flowers (Jacksonville) hit a single to center that scored Johnny Hipsman (Richmond).
After a two-run sixth for Kenosha put them on top, Green Bay tied it in the seventh when Dayson Croes (Quincy) hit a sacrifice fly that scored Flowers.
After the Kingfish regained the lead in the eighth, the Booyah scored three following a two-run double by Nathan Blasick (West Virginia) and an RBI double by Flowers to take a 6-4 lead.
In the ninth, the Booyah added insurance when Tristin Garcia (Western Kentucky) hit a double that scored Croes and Blair after Hipsman’s RBI single scored Jake Berg (Jacksonville).
But in the bottom of the ninth, the Kingfish brought nine men to the plate and scored five runs to walk off, 10-9.
Mykel Page (Southern) pitched five-plus innings, allowing five hits, three runs, five walks with eight strikeouts in the no-decision.
The Booyah return to Capital Credit Union Park Monday, July 26, for a Northwoods League game against the Wisconsin Woodchucks.
The first pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m.
It will be Free Hot Dogs Monday, presented by Festival Foods.
Free hot dogs will be available for the first 90 minutes after gates open with a limit two hot dogs per person, per trip.