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Warhawks hit five HRs, sweep Blue Devils

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Gazette staff
April 16, 2012

UW-Whitewater’s baseball team played home run derby Sunday afternoon.


The Warhawks belted five home runs in a WIAC doubleheader sweep over UW-Stout at Prucha Field. Whitewater won the first game 12-1, and capped off a four-game weekend sweep with an 11-8 win in game two.


Janesville Parker graduates Matt Beyer and Tyler Teubert played major roles in Whitewater’s win in game one. Beyer had three hits, including a home run, while Teubert scored three runs.


Kyle Stewart went the distance for the Warhawks in game one in improving to 7-0 on the season. He allowed one run and struck out seven.


Jared Fon had three RBI for Whitewater in game two, while Eric Schmitz (4-1) started and picked up the win.


Ben Yaucher and Charlie Meyer, both Janesville Craig gradautes, homered for Stout in game two. Meyer was 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored in game two.


Whitewater (17-6, 8-2) hosts St. Scholastica in a nonconference doubleheader Tuesday.


(Game one)


WHITEWATER 12, STOUT 1 (8)

UW-Stout 001 000 00—1 6 1


UW-Whitewater 142 111 02—12 17 0


Hedeen, Britts (4), Driessen (6) and Francois; Stewart and Gonzalez.


Leading hitters—Gangestad (S) 3x4, Beyer (W) 3x4, Friend (W) 4x4, Fon (W) 2x5, Leavitt (W) 2x3, Mierow (W) 2x4, Bartlein (W) 2x5. 2B—Morales (S), Gangestad (S), Beyer (W), Fon (W), Bartlein (W). HR—Beyer (W), Friend (W), Bartlein (W), Gonzalez (W).


SO—Hedeen (S) 2, Stewart (W) 7. BB—Hedeen 1, Britts 2, Stewart 2.


W—Stewart (7-0). L—Hedeen (3-3).


(Game two)


WHITEWATER 11 STOUT 8

UW-Stout 130 000 130—8 14 3


UW-Whitewater 004 030 12x—11 11 1


Hamann, Ewald (5), Schultz (8) and Guida; Schmitz, Grove (8) and Gromalak.


Leading hitters—Morales (S) 3x5, Yaucher (S) 2x5, Meyer (S) 3x4, Pechacek (S) 3x4, Friend (W) 2x5, Fon (W) 2x5, Leavitt (W) 2x3, Bartlein (W) 2x3. 2B—Morales (S), Pechacek (S), Friend (W), Fon (W), Herum (W), Leavitt W(). 3B—Morales (S). HR—Yaucher (S), Meyer (S), Duske (S), Fon (W).


SO—Hamann (S) 1, Schiltz (S) 1, Schmitz (W) 4, Grove (W) 4. BB—Hamann 4, Ewald 3, Schiltz 3, Schmitz 2.


W—Schmitz (4-1). L—Hamann (2-2).




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