News 8 Sports Round Up – July 7th, 2017

News 8 Sports Round Up – July 7th, 2017


Another big American Legion baseball tournament going on this weekend. Some the areas best legion teams gathering in Onalaska for a 3 day, 15 game round robin. Start tonight with the host team, Onalaska taking on Westby. Onalaska gets rollin in the first. Carson Schultz slaps one into left field. That plates home a pair. Onalaska takes an early 2-0 lead… Next inning. Dannity Garrity drops one into center field. Brayton Duin touches home plate. Onalaska’s lead is now 3-1. Fourth inning. Onalaska breaks it open. Connor Lorentz sends one into the gap in left center with the bases loaded. Two runs come into score. That puts Onalaska up 9-2… Onalaska gets the win….9-6 the final. Earlier highlights from day one…Prairie du Chien taking on Sparta. Bottom 1….it’s Gavin Greene….he knocks a base hit to right field….drives in one run….2-0 PDC. Top 3….Sparta trying to get on the board….Riley Peterson hits in the air to center….that ball is going to fall….Greg Jacobs touches home….it’s a one run game…. Jump to the 6th….Prairie
up 3-1…looking for more….Drake Coleman…finds some open grass….Cory Check steps on home…4-1 home team. Prairie du Chien beats Sparta 4-1…ending day one with a 2-0 record. Other action….the La Crosse North Stars taking on Westby. North Stars strike first. Devin Moran shoots one through the left side. Dalton Hoff races for home and he’s going to score with a head first slide. La Crosse leads 1-0… 6th inning. Dalton Hoff helps his cause on the mond with a single to left field. Jake Erickson trots home to put the North Stars up 3-0… Bottom half. Westby tries to rally. Gunnar Hanson sends one back up the middle. That plates home two runs to pull Westby within one… But that’s as close as they would get… The North Stars hold on to win 3-2…

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