Sturgeon Bay beat Kewaunee County 8-7 in 9 innings at the “AA” Legion Baseball Regional in Luxemburg on Friday night. Sturgeon Bay opened a 6-0 lead after 2 innings only to see the Lakers tie the game at 7-7 in the top of the 4th inning. The Bays won the game when the Kewaunee County right fielder dropped a routine flyball that allowed Riley Schartner to score the winning run. Schartner doubled, homered and scored 3 runs while Mitchel Neubauer also had 2 hits. David Van Dreese, who followed Ryan Nelson and Schartner, picked up the win with three innings of scoreless relief. Dan Dorner and Caleb Willems had 2 hits for Kewaunee County. Willems was saddled with the loss despite retiring 15 in a row at one point in the game. Pulaski beat Oconto Falls 1-0 in the opener.
In Institute, Northern Door beat Omro 10-0 behind a no-hitter from Matt Hecht at the “A” Regional. The right hander was a walk away from a perfect game on Friday. Denmark eliminated Oconto 10-3 and Wrightstown beat Chilton 5-1.
@ Northern Door
2:00 Denmark vs Omro
5:00 Wrightstown vs Northern Door
8:00 Denmark/Omro winner vs Wrightstown/Northern Door loser
@ Kewaunee County
3:00 Oconto Falls vs Kewaunee County
5:30 Pulaski vs Sturgeon Bay
8:00 Oconto Falls/Kewaunee County winner vs Pulaski/Sturgeon Bay loser
We’ll broadcast the Wrightstown at Northern Door game at 5:00 today on 93.9FM / wdor.com