Cubs no-hit at Rockford

Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
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The Kimball JV baseball team traveled to Rockford last Tuesday to take on the Rockets. After two innings of play neither team had scored. Rockford scored five runs in the third and added six in the fourth. The Cubs managed only two base runners in the 11-0 loss. Brett Ostby started on the hill for the Cubs. Ostby pitched three and one third innings giving up six earned runs on six hits while walking two. Stephan Kurkosky pitched the final two thirds of an inning giving up five runs on two hits and allowing four walks. Adrian Young who had a walk in the second inning and Mitch Pramann who was hit by a pitch in the third were the only two Cubs to reach base. Cubs record first win The Cubs hosted the Lakers from Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted last Wednesday. Kimball scored a run in the first inning and maintained the lead until the fourth. In the fourth Kimball scored six runs and held on for an 8-5 win. David Joseph started on the mound for the Cubs and pitched five strong innings. Joseph gave up three runs none of which were earned. He allowed four hits and two walks while striking out seven in picking up the pitching win. Ty Filzen and Dillon Menson each pitched an inning in relief for the Cubs. At the plate the Cubs scored eight runs on six hits and four walks. Cub base runners had four steals with Mitch Pramann collecting two. Pete Frank drove in two of the five RBI for Kimball. Cubs on a roll Kimball traveled to Belgrade on Friday to take on the BBE Jaguars. BBE jumped out to an early 6-0 lead after two innings. The Cubs answered by scoring ten runs in the fourth inning. Kimball added four more in the fifth, two in the sixth, and eight in the seventh and held on for a 24-18 win. Mitch Pramann started for the Cubs and gave up five runs in the first on one hit and five walks. Ty Filzen came on to pitch five solid innings allowing three runs, one earned, on three hits and two walks while striking out one. Filzen picked up the win for the Cubs. Dillon Menson pitched the last two innings for Kimball. Menson allowed ten runs on eight hits with three walks, striking out two. On offense the Cubs had 16 hits and ten walks to help them score 24 runs. Pete Frank and David Joseph each had three hits for the Cubs. Ryan Young, Adrian Young, Stephan Kurkosky, and Ty Filzen each collected two hits. Adrian Young, Pete Frank, and David Joseph scored four runs a piece. Joseph collected four RBI while Stephan Kurkosky and Ryan Young chipped in with three RBI each. The Cubs  final game of the year is on Monday as they host St. John's Prep. Jay Klein, coach