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Warhawks drop all four to Eagles

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Gazette staff
April 23, 2012
— It was a lost weekend for UW-Whitewater’s baseball team.

The Warhawks were swept Sunday by UW-La Crosse in a WIAC doubleheader and dropped all four games to the Eagles over the weekend. It was the first time in more than a decade that Whitewater had lost back-to-back weekend doubleheaders in the WIAC.


La Crosse rallied to win game one Sunday, 6-5, and hung on for an 8-6 win in game two.


Brooks Braga homered twice and drove in four runs for La Crosse (22-8, 14-2) in the second game, while Cole Cefalu had five RBIs for the Eagles in game one.


Marty Herum had four hits for Whitewater (18-11, 8-6) in game two, and Jared Fon had two doubles for the Warhawks in game one.


Whitewater plays at UW-Platteville in a WIAC doubleheader Wednesday.


(Game one)


LA CROSSE 6, WHITEWATER 5

UW-Whitewater 000 010 310—5 9 1


UW-La Crosse 000 001 401—6 9 3


Roberts, Grove (6), Schmitz (8) and Gromalak; Johnson, Lauersdorf (7) and Harazin.


Leading hitters—Fon (W) 2x4, Gromalak (W) 2x4, Cefalu (L) 2x4, Burmeister (L) 2x4, Harazin (L) 2x3, Geary (L) 2x4. 2B—Fon (W) 2. HR—Cladis (W), Cefalu (L).


SO—Roberts (W) 1, Grove (W) 1, Johnson (L) 2, Lauersdorf (L) 2. BB—Roberts 1, Grove 2, Johnson 3.


(Game two)


LA CROSSE 8, WHITEWATER 6

UW-Whitewater 100 120 002—6 12 0


UW-La Crosse 220 002 02x—8 10 1


Kerndt, Larsen (6), Mortensen (8) and Gromalek; Larson, Kowalke (5), Cejka (7), Debilzen (9) and Harazin.


Leading hitters—Herum (W) 4x5, Leavitt (W) 2x4, Gromalak (W) 2x4, Cefalu (L) 2x4, Braga (L) 2x4, Cordova (L) 2x5, Jacobson (L) 2x4. 2B—Herum (W) 2, Cefalu (L) 2, Cordova (L) 2, Jacobson (L). HR—Herum (W), Braga (L) 2.


SO—Kerndt (W) 3, Mortensen (W) 1, Larson (L) 1, Cejka (L) 2, Debilzen (L) 1. BB—Kerndt 3, Larson 1, Cejka.



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