Legion wins twice at Plover tournament
After losing twice Friday in the Plover Tournament, Janesville rebounded with two wins.
Janesville defeated Manitowoc, 6-4, in its first game, followed by a 7-4 win over Sun Prairie.
Now 17-13-1 on the season, Janesville advanced to the champiohship round of the tournament and will play host Plover or Green Bay Southwest at noon today.
"We combined good pitching with some timely hitting to get two nice victories today," Janesville coach Bob Schenck said. "Hopefully, we can come out tomorrow and keep it going."
Tyler Teubert and Tanner Moe provided the offensive punch for Janesville on Saturday. Teubert homered in both games, while Moe was 5-for-7 with three RBIs in two games.
Andy Kersten picked up the save in game one for Janesville and added a complete-game victory in game two. Mike Davis earned the win against Manitowoc.
JANESVILLE 6, MANITOWOC 4
Janesville 300 120 0—6 10 0
Manitowoc 200 002 0—4 9 0
Davis, Kersten (7) and Welch; Brummeier and Rhode.
Leading hitters—Yaucher (J) 3x4, Moe (J) 2x3, Whalen (J) 2x3, Gailson (M) 2x4. 2B—Yaucher (J) 2, Moe (J), Whalen (J), Tr. Kobs (J), Welch (J), Schreiner (M), Wetenkamp (M), O'Connell (M). HR—Teubert (J).
SO—Davis (J) 2, Kersten (J) 3, Brummeier (M) 9. BB—Davis 2.
two run homer teubert; moe and whalen;
JANESVILLE 7, SUN PRAIRIE 4
Sun Prairie 200 101 0—4 5 2
Janesville 040 021 x—7 12 1
Scheusser, Schmidt (5) and Fairchild; Kersten and Welch.
Leading hitters—Fairchild (SP) 2x4, Butler (SP) 2x3, Moe (J) 3x4, Teubert (J) 3x4, Tr. Kobs (J) 2x2, Davis (J) 3x3. 2B—Butler (SP). 3B—Teubert (J). HR—Teubert (J).
SO—Scheusser (SP) 2, Schmidt (SP) 2, Kersten (J) 4. BB—Scheusser 2, Kersten 1.