NOW:53132:USA00949
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA00949
20°
H 20° L 0°
Cloudy | 21MPH

Muskego Impact Take Eastern Division Crown

Aug. 7, 2013

The Impact wrapped up the Land O’ Lakes Eastern Division this past week when they beat Racine Kiwanis 16-7 on Tuesday night and their doubleheader slated against the New Berlin Lakes on Wednesday night was rained out. Since all regular season games had to be played by July 31st and the results of the doubleheader had little impact on the playoffs, The Impact’s league record finished at 12-6 (17-7 overall) ahead of the Butler Bombers who finished at 12-8. Both the Impact and Bombers drew a first round bye in the playoffs that started on Sunday.

In the game vs Racine Kiwanis, the Impact came out strong early in the game as the team played through some rain. The Impact was up big 10-2, when Racine erupted for 5 runs in the bottom of the 6th inning to make a game of it. However, it did not last long as the Impact tallied two runs in each of the last three innings to win going away. The Impact pounded out 16 hits lead by Nick Schmidlkofer with 3 hits that included a triple, and Joe Kooping, Andy Liss, Jake Jewell, Nick Paffhausen and Sean Staral collected 2 hits each. Jewell had two triples with 5 rbis and Paffhausen had a double with 4 rbis. Dave Mihlsimmer picked up the victory going 5 and 1/3rd innings to improve his record to 6-2 as he allowed 5 runs on 7 hits, struck out 7, walked 2 and hit 2 batters. Cole Borek picked up the save pitching the final 3 and 2/3rd innings allowing 2 runs on 4 hits, striking out 3 and walking 2.

On Friday night, the Impact traveled to Horicon to compete in the semi-finals of the SWABA Tourney taking on Brownsville in an 8:45 pm game. It was the second of two games played at the park that night and the bats were asleep as they could only muster one hit losing 4-0. The Brownsville team picked up one run in the 2nd inning and that would be all that they needed, as their hurler Sam Wilhelms took a perfect game into the 6th inning when with one out, Mike O’Connor laced a base hit to right center. Josh Beatka started and took the loss as his record dropped to 2-1. He pitched 5 innings allowing 3 earned runs on 8 hits, striking out 5 and walking 3. Jake Jewell pitched the final inning not allowing a run on2 hits, striking out 3 and walking one.

The Impact will travel to Harden Field on Wednesday night to take on the North Shore Knights who beat the West Allis Nighthawks on Sunday. They will then return home to Horn Field next Sunday to again play North Shore continuing the best out of a three game series.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Craft project leads way to house fire in Franklin, no significant injuries reported 09:53 AM

» Oak Creek girls basketball team edges Franklin in sectional semifinal 3/5

» Free Hot Hula 'try-it' class offered March 17 3/5

» Oak Creek city hall, fire station and library opening dates announced 3/5

» Franklin replaces old pedestrian bridge in Legend Park 3/5

» Franklin man accused of stealing aluminum from roofing business 3/4

» Taste of Hales Corners, Oak Creek-Franklin is Thursday, March 5 3/4

» About 3,000 people currently without power in Franklin, Hales Corners 3/3

» Cudahy police identify man found dead in house fire 3/3

» Ayusa International looks for Franklin, Oak Creek families to host international students for 2014-15 3/3

» Pyrotechnician injured in July 4 fireworks display sues manufacturer, distributor 3/3

» Graverson returns as Franklin girls basketball team wins regional 3/1

» Man found dead in Cudahy fire still not identified 2/27

» Oak Creek's Hakes back in state wrestling semis for second time 2/27

» Southridge Mall announces Eddie Bauer addition 2/26

» Dr. Seuss' birthday celebrated at Oak Creek library for Family Fun Night 2/25

» Got stuff? The Clutter Coach is coming to Oak Creek to help 2/25

» Oscar's Frozen Custard to open new location in Franklin 2/24

» OCFSD considers more than $1 million in proposed capital improvements 2/24

» West Allis superintendent finalists hail from Shorewood, Greendale, MPS 2/23

» Tickets now on sale for Greendale High School's 'Guys and Dolls' spring musical 2/23

» Milwaukee County Transit expands bus service to Oak Creek 2/19

» Sikh Temple shooting examined in one-hour documentary Monday 2/19

» Polish Center of Wisconsin begins Friday night fish fry for Lenten season 2/19

» Colleen Perry named Educator of the Year by Greendale Chamber of Commerce 2/19

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT