Knights Have No Answer Kaneland Pitchers Take a Beating against Yorkville

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Byline: Dave Rossdeutcher Daily Herald Correspondent

Yorkville's bats spoke early and awoke late in the decisive game of its Suburban Prairie White series with Kaneland on Wednesday.

The Foxes (9-9, 3-2 Suburban Prairie White) jumped on the Knights (4-7, 3-3) for 8 runs in the first inning, added a tally in the fifth and essentially ended the contest with a 4-run sixth inning to record a 13-2 win.

After scoring just 3 runs on 5 hits in the series opener Monday, Yorkville pounded out 28 hits and scored 25 runs in notching consecutive victories.

"It was nice we were able to keep the hitting going," Yorkville coach Eric Miller said. "Sometimes you get a bunch of hits in one game, and then you taper off the next. Fortunately, we were able to keep it going."

Yorkville sent 12 players to the plate to open up the game against Kaneland starter DJ Meszaro, scoring its 8 first-inning runs on 5 solid hits, 2 walks, a hit batter and an error. Meszaro settled down to hold the Foxes scoreless until the run in the fifth before giving way to Kevin Snyder in the sixth.

Frank Cesarone (4-for-5, 3 RBI) hit the fourth consecutive double off Snyder in the inning as the Foxes scored 4 runs on 5 hits to put the game away. …