CT @ Middleton, WI

July 31, 2007

Middleton, WI

July 27-29
Middleton, WI

The Circle Tap Fastpitch team went 3-1(26-12 overall) on the weekend and
earned a runner-up in the NAFA Open World Series. A huge thank you to
Adam Folkard and the Patsy's organization for allowing us to use his
services as our two pitchers were unable to attend.

Game 1
7PM Friday
#8Circle Tap 7 #23Plangger's Furniture 0 6innings
PF 0 1 1 4
CT 7 8 0 7
The Tappers struck in the bottom of the first as Steve Schucker drew a
lead off walk, kevin Reichardt singled, Kyle Magnusson walked and with one
out Frankie Perez smashed a line drive off the center field fence driving
in two runs. CT put up 4 more in the 3rd as Magnusson lead off with a
double, Chris DeLarwelle walked and Frankie Perez smashed a 3 run bomb.
With two out Bryan Hansen walked and would later score on a Jamie Knudson
base hit. It would remain 6-0 until the 6th when Reichardt lead off with
a single stole 2nd and moved to 3rd on an error, then scored on a
DeLarwelle sac fly.
Reichardt 2x4, Perez 2x2 HR 5RBI
WP:Adam Folkard(1-0) 16K 2BB
LP:Todd Luebkeman with relief from Rick Plangger

Game 2
4PM Saturday
#8Circle Tap 2 #7MinnDak Millers 1 8innings
CT 2 6 1 6
MM 1 3 3 7
This was another classic matchup between these two squads, however only
the 2nd meeting of the year. The Tappers struck for a run in the top of
the 2nd as Chris DeLarwelle reached on an error moved to 2nd on an ensuing
throwing error and would later score on a sac fly by Tom Crouch. It would
remain a 1-0 game until the bottom of the 6th when Chad Boom smashed a
double down the 3rd base line for MinnDak. CT decided to then
intentionally walk cleanup hitter Travis Wilson. Roman Foore hit a
comebacker to the pitcher but in trying to turn a double play the ball
sailed into center field allowing a run to score and a 1-1 game. A strike
out and fly out ended the threat. In the top of the 8th(NO INTERNATIONAL
TIE BREAKER) Steve Schucker picked up a one out base hit and took 2nd on a
fumbled ball in the outfield, after a strikeout Kyle Magnusson picked up a
clutch base hit and scored the eventual winning run. MinnDak picked up a
base hit in the bottom half but a double play ended the game.
Magnusson 3x4
WP:Adam Folkard(2-0) 14K 6BB

Game 3
9PM Saturday Winners Bracket Final
#8Circle Tap 5 #14Albaugh Inc.(Elkhart,IA) 2
AI 2 3 0 4
CT 5 5 2 0
CT took an early lead in this one in the bottom of the 1st as Steve
Schucker lead off with a base hit and Kyle Magnusson followed with a two
run shot. Albaugh came right back in the top of the 2nd as Ben Fjelland
lead off with a solo shot. Matt Darling earned a walk, with one out Sonny
Perkins hit a ball back to the pitcher and a bad throw to first allowed
him to reach and the runner on 1st went to 3rd and a bad throw allowed him
to score. After the snowball fight it was a 2-2 game. It remained that
way until the bottom of the 4th when Tim Jorgensen drew a two out walk,
Tom Crouch singled and Kevin Reichardt hit a 3 run shot to make it 5-2.
WP:Adam Folkard(3-0) 12K 3BB 1HBP
LP:Terry Luster with relief from Sonny Perkins(4th)

Game 4
2PM Sunday Finals
#8Circle Tap 0 #6The Farm(Madison, WI) 8 5innings
CT 0 3 0
FT 8 10 0
This one was over very quickly as we had no pitching available but made
due with what we had. For Farm Donnie Hale had a 2RBI single in the
first, Zenon Winters and Collin Abbott had RBI's in the 2nd. Jeff
Goolagong hit a solo shot in the 3rd and a two run shot in the 5th.
WP:Rob Schweyer
LP:Kyle Magnusson 2IP 5R 6H 2BB
Chris DeLarwelle 3IP 3R 4H 0BB

Circle Tap opens play at the ASA National Championship in South Bend, IN
on Thursday night at 8PM vs Thomson Merchants. CT is the defending
National Champion.

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