Wisconsin Rapids, WISCONSIN (WXOW) La Crosse Central graduate Bobby Juan had a grand slam and 5 runs batted in to lead the Loggers to a 10-8 win over the Rafters in Wisconsin Rapids Wednesday.
The two teams combined for 26 hits in the game.
The La Crosse Loggers would not relinquish the lead as the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters were unable to weather a five-run fifth inning deficit.
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters scored on an RBI single by Alex Bacon in the fifth inning, a two-run single by Jordan Dreiling and a two-run single by Dreiling in the sixth inning, an RBI single by Brandon Downes in the eighth inning, and an RBI double by Joshua Cyr in the ninth inning. Despite their efforts, the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters couldn't finish the comeback.
Jake Stassi recorded his second win of the year for the La Crosse Loggers. He allowed four runs over five innings.
Stassi struck out five, walked two and gave up seven hits.
Bo Henning (0-2) was the game's losing pitcher.
He allowed seven runs in 3 2/3 innings, walked five and struck out one.
(The Northwoods League contributed to this story)