Northern Door beat Peshtigo 3-2 in eight innings in their opening game of the Class “A” Legion Regional Tournament in Institute. Northern Door Manager Mark Sawyer…..[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/MARK15.mp3|titles=Mark Sawyer, Northern Door Legion]
The Chiefs scored the game’s first two runs in the 3rd inning on two bases loaded walks that scored Josh Paul and Trevor Tanck. Peshtigo’s Tyler Marquardt hit a solo home run in the 4th; then doubled and scored on a wild pitch in the 6th to tie the game. The Chiefs scored the winning run in the 8th; Matt Petersilka started the rally with an infield single, moved to third on a two base error and scored on Tanner Biwer’s RBI groundout. Kyle Volkman pitched 7.2 innings for the win, striking out 16….[audio:http://wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/MARK2.mp3|titles=Mark Sawyer commenting on Kyle Volkman]
Riley Spetz got the final out for the save. In other games, Wrightstown beat Chilton 10-8; Denmark over Freedom 9-7.
Friday Schedule: Game 1: Freedom vs Chilton(2:30) Peshtigo vs Wrightstown (5:15); Denmark vs Northern Door (8:15) – WDOR.