Nationals Win Season Opener

Posted by Steve Elliott on May 05 2016 at 05:00PM PDT in 2019 Season

The West Allis Nationals plated runs in 7 of 8 innings en route to a 10-2 victory over the Kewaskum A's Thursday at Harvey Kuenn Field in West Allis.

Adam Karas and Matt Richer led the offense with three hits each; the offense produced 13 on the night.   Karas and Paul Archambault both knocked in 3 runs.

Jim Jungbauer, formerly known as Jimmy, toed the slab for the first 4 innings, striking out 5 and allowing no earned runs.   Bob Herrick, Curt Pryal, the artist formerly known as CP 14 in the 15, Aaron Woods, and Kyle Kinzler provided scoreless relief, striking out 8.

Brian Huntzinger, formerly known as Brian Huntzinger, had a knock and was denied a second when the Nats third base coach failed to advise Adam Karas to slide into the third out at third on a play ahead of him.

Next up for the Nationals are the three-time defending Land O Lakes champion Pewaukee Muskies on Saturday at Monches Park, west of Germantown on Hwy Q.  First pitch is set for 1pm.   It's Donald Trump blow up doll day at the park so come early.   Supplies are limited.


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