Neillsville Baseball Is Regional Champs!
Friday, June 6th, 2014 -- 7:51 PMThe Neillsville baseball team claimed the Regional Championship after a 15-3 five inning win over Whitehall on Friday..
The Warriors continued their hot hitting scoring 12 runs in the first inning. Jason Kurth, Neal Matson, Nate McDonald and Devon Opelt all had 2 RBI's in the inning as Neillsville pounded out 7 hits and sent 16 players to the plate. The Warriors added a run in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th innings to make the final 15-3. Sam Neville clubbed his first homer of the season in 3rd.
Neal Matson went 4 1/3 giving up 3 runs on 4 hits, he struck out 6 and walked 6. Jason Kurth came on in relief to get the final two outs in the 5th.
Neillsville (21-2) will now head to the Riverdale Sectional in Muscoda on Tuesday. Their Sectional Semi-final is Tuesday morning at 11 am vs. Westby who beat Aquinas 3-2 in their Regional Final.
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