Monday’s game against Wilsonville was a heartbreaker for Rex Putnam Kingsmen, as they lost 9-6 in extra innings. The game was tied at six with Wilsonville batting in the top of the ninth when Kimball singled on a 2-0 count, scoring one run.
Despite the loss, Rex Putnam Kingsmen did collect ten hits in the high-scoring affair. Unfortunately, Wilsonville had 16 hits on the way to victory.
Rex Putnam Kingsmen notched three runs in the sixth inning. Rex Putnam Kingsmen offense in the inning was led by Sam Sholty and K.J. Ruffo, who all drove in runs.
Wilsonville scored five runs in the fourth inning. The offensive firepower by Wilsonville was led by Antonson, who hit a grand slam in the innings.
Nick Geertsen was on the mound for Rex Putnam Kingsmen. He surrendered six runs on nine hits over five innings, striking out two and walking zero. Travis Varner and Tanner Drog entered the game as relief, throwing three innings and one inning respectively, with Drog taking the loss on the hill.
Rex Putnam Kingsmen racked up ten hits on the day. Ozzy MacKenzie, Vinny Salvione, and John Irish all collected multiple hits for Rex Putnam Kingsmen. MacKenzie went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Rex Putnam Kingsmen in hits.
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