Trucks win one, lose two
Winneconne 6, Clintonville 5
In a great baseball game, Clintonville lost in nine innings. Austin Paisar threw the first six innings giving up 5 runs and Jansen VanDaalwyk pitched the final three innings taking the loss giving up an unearned run. Turner Doornink hit a 2-run homerun to tie the game at 3 in the bottom of the fifth inning. Clintonville kept battling but was unable to get the lead.
Doornink was a leading hitter, with a home run and two RBI. Jake VanAllen had a double for the Truckers.
Little Chute 4, Clintonville 3
VanDaalwyk pitched a complete game surrendering only three hits and striking out six batters. Little Chute scored all 4 of their runs due to errors committed by the Truckers. The Truckers were led in hitting with Paisar going 2x4, while Doornink hit a solo home run in the sixth inning.
Clintonville 9, Winneconne 5
Doornink stole the show in the Truckers final conference game of the season. He pitched six innings striking out five batters and allowing only three earned runs. Doornink also carried a big bat, belting two home runs in the game. He hit a 3-run shot in the first inning and a solo homer in the third inning to account for the first four Trucker runs. Mike Fisher also chipped in with a 2 RBI single in the fourth inning to give the Truckers all they would need for the victory. This ends the Truckers season with a 10-6 conference record in a very competitive league.
The Truckers also earned a 2-seed in their regional tournament where they will play host to the winner of Tomahawk and Northland Pines on May 29 at W.A. Olen Park. Game time is scheduled for 4:30 p.m.
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