Another one-run loss for Wild Things
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Brian McConkey’s two-run triple in the eighth inning sparked a comeback by Schaumburg as the Boomers defeated the Wild Things 6-5 Saturday night.
The Wild Things have opened the Frontier League season with a pair of one-run losses.
After losing the season opener in extra innings Friday night, Washington led 4-2 entering the eighth, but Schaumburg rallied by scoring four runs after having two outs. Chad Mozingo’s single pulled the Boomers to within 4-3, and McConkey followed with his go-ahead triple off Wild Things closer Orlando Santos (0-1). McConkey scored what became an important insurance run for Schaumburg on Sean Mahley’s single.
Washington’s Jovan Rosa (2-for-5) drove in three runs, including two on a two-run single in the third inning. Mark Samuelson’s single scored C.J. Beatty and gave the Wild Things a 4-1 lead in the top of the eighth.
The Wild Things pulled to within 6-5 when Gus Benusa led off the ninth with a triple and scored on a sacrifice fly by Shain Stoner. Washington left the potential tying run on third base.
Wild Things starting pitcher Shawn Sanford gave up three hits and one run in five innings.
Jessop Community Federal Credit Union
- 1Troubled Fredericktown water authority needs a costly fix | Observer-Reporter
- 2A new party, built on piles of cash | Observer-Reporter
- 3Sarris Candies displays "deflategate" chocolate football | Observer-Reporter
- 4Petty earns credit for Smith´s `Stay With Me´ | Observer-Reporter
- 5Couple surprised by Pa. Revenue Dept. audit letter | Observer-Reporter