APPLETON – The Appleton Legends baseball team erupted for seven runs in the fifth inning to take control and knock off the Oshkosh Giants 16-9 in a Northeastern Wisconsin League game on Saturday.
Kevin Kangas had a two-run single to highlight the inning with Tyler Nehring, Tyler Thompson and Dom Hillesheim all having bases-loaded, RBI singles.
Jake Smith got the win for Appleton (2-3, 7-4). Hillesheim finished 4-for-4 to lead a 20-hit attack for the Legends.
WP: Jake Smith. LP: Jordan Mueller. Leading hitters: Luke Gajewski O 3×5; Alex Koch O 4×5, 3 2B, 3 RBI; Jordan Mueller O 2×4, 2 RBI; Tyler Arthur O 2×4; Jordan Plamann A 2×3; Tyler Nehring A 2×5, 3 RBI; Tyler Thompson A 3×5, 2B, 2 RBI; Dom Hillesheim A 4×4, 2B; Kevin Kangas A 3×6, 3 RBI; Chris Erm A 2×4; John Manigan A 2×4