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Kersten leads Janesville West squad

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Gazette Staff
July 16, 2009
— Andy Kersten tossed a complete-game five-hitter to lead Janesville West to a 2-1 victory over Union Grove in the U-17 Junior Legion Regional opener at Riverside Park on Wednesday.

Taran Kobs smacked a two-out, two-run single that plated Josh Garcia and Tanner Moe in the fifth inning to carry Janesville. Janesville East won by forfeit over Whitewater to advance.


Janesville East will play Beloit at 5:15 and Janesville West will play Kenosha at 7:30 tonight at Riverside Park.


JANESVILLE WEST 2, UNION GROVE 1

Janesville West 000 020 0—2 6 2


Union Grove 001 000 0—1 5 2


Kersten and Ta. Kobs; Carlson and Storm.


Leading hitters—Tar. Kobs (J) 2x4, Bianchi (UG) 2x4, Beltus (UG) 2x3. 2B—Philz (UG).


SO—Kersten 7, Carlson 6, BB—Kersten 1, Carlson 4.



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