No. 24 Bradford blows out Union Grove

By Steve Nielsen
Scouting Director – Wisconsin/Illinois

No. 24 Bradford 17, Union Grove 1

KENOSHA, WI – The Bradford offense put it on early and often against Union Grove walking away with the blowout win in five innings, 17-1. Union Grove pitching didn’t help their cause much walking 12 Red Devils on the day.

Union Grove took the early lead in the first after senior first baseman Matt Kupper laced a double to the right center gap followed by an RBI groundout from Zac Melendez. But that would be the entire Bronco scoring for the day as Bradford scored 17 unanswered runs.

Bradford put things out of reach in the second scoring nine runs thanks to some arrant Bronco pitching. The Red Devils were helped by eight walks in the inning.

Starting pitcher Steven Stover picked up the win going four innings while scattering two hits and one run, striking out five.

Statistical Highlights

+ Matt Kupper (Union Grove, 2014) picked up two of the three Bronco hits in three at bats.

+ Cyle Hartwig (Bradford) led the offensive onslaught for the Red Devils, going 3-for-3 with three RBI and two runs scored. He also walked once.

+ Kyle Scoville (Bradford) also contributed big with two hits in three at bats, driving in three runs and scoring twice.

+ Kyle Sinclair (Bradford) went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI.