PLOVER LEGION BASEBALL SWEEPS OPENING TWO GAMES AT SHEBOYGAN TOURNAMENT
SHEBOYGAN – The Plover American Legion baseball team won a pair of games on the first day of the Sheboygan Legion Tournament on Friday.
Plover defeated Denmark 4-2 and Green Bay Southwest 3-1 in a pair of tightly-contested games.
Jake Sankey earned the win in Game 1 for the Black Sox, striking out eight in 6 2/3 innings. Cyle Zblewski got the final out to earn the save.
Tommy Drohner had two hits, Marcus Jaworski drove in two runs, and Brycen Cashin scored twice for Plover.
Jon Nafe threw a complete game one-hitter in the victory over Green Bay Southwest. Sankey had two hits and Cashin had a double and a run scored for the Black Sox.
Plover (7-5) continues play in the tournament on Saturday with games against Hartford at 10 a.m. and Pulaski at 3 p.m. Both games will be live at zaleskisports.com.
Plover 4, Denmark 2
Denmark 101 000 0 - 2 5 1
Plover 202 000 x - 4 6 1
Denmark roster not provided.
WP: Jake Sankey. SV: Cyle Zblewski.
SO: Sankey (6 2/3 inn.) 8, Zblewski (1/3 inn.) 0. BB: Sankey 3, Zblewski 0.
Top hitters: P, Tommy Drohner 2x3; Marcus Jaworski 1x2, 2 RBIs; Brycen Cashin 2 runs.
Plover 3, Green Bay Southwest 1
Green Bay Southwest 001 000 0 - 1 1 0
Plover 201 000 x - 3 7 2
WP: Jon Nafe. LP: Mountin.
SO: Mountin (5 1/3 inn.) 4, Hornacek (2/3 inn.) 0; Nafe 1. BB: Mountin 3, Hornacek 0; Nafe 1.
Top hitters: P, Sankey 2x3, 2B; Cashin 2B, run.