Madison College baseball now stands at 23-3


Andres Sanchez

ANDRES SANCHEZ / CLARION Madison College’s Spencer Bartel rounds third base on his way to score during a doubleheader against Bryant & Stratton College at home on April 12. The WolfPack baseball team posted wins of 12-2 and 9-4.

Clarion Staff Report

Back-to-back shutouts over conference rival Rock Valley College extended the Madison College baseball team’s winning streak to seven games. 

The WolfPack now boast an impressive 23-3 overall record and are 5-1 in conference play. With four conference games left, they are currently on top of the conference standings. 

Jett Thielke pitched a complete game two-hit shutout in the first game as Madison College beat Rock Valley 5-0 on April 16. Thielke struck out 14 batters in the game. 

Madison College scored five runs on six hits in the game, led by doubles by Spencer Bartel and Jake Fulton. 

The second game of the doubleheader was a 10-0 five inning shutout win thanks to the combined efforts of Carson Fluno, Kellan Short and Chris Byhre, who held Rock Valley to just four hits combined. Fluno earned the win, allowing just one hit in three innings with five strikeouts. 

Madison College scored its 10 runs on nine hits. Gabe Roessler had two hits and four RBIs in the game, while Brady Jurgella added two hits including a double. 

Madison College 11, Waubonsee Community College 0 

A six-run second inning keyed Madison College’s 11-0 five-inning victory over Waubonsee at home on April 15. Hayes and Arndt combined for a one hit shutout, with Hayes earning the victory on the mound. Zach Storbakken, Gunnar Doyle and Jake Fulton led the WolfPack with two hits each. 

Madison College 12, Waubonsee Community College 2 

The second game of the doubleheader saw Madison College pound out 12 hits in a 12-2 five-inning victory over Waubonsee. Fulton led the WolfPack with three hits, including a triple, while Roessler and Cameron Dupont both added two hits. Spencer Buskager pitched the win, allowing two runs on three hits. 

Madison College 9, Bryant & Stratton College 4 

A 13-hit effort led Madison College to a 9-4 victory at home against Bryant & Stratton College on April 12. Bartel had three hits, including a home run, to lead the WolfPack. Luke Hansel pitched six innings, earning the win, allowing four runs on four hits. 

Madison College 10, Bryant & Stratton College 0 

Eli Hoyt pitched a two-hit shutout as Madison College defeated Bryant & Stratton College 10-0 in the second game of a doubleheader. The WolfPack had 13 hits in the game, led by Storbakken, who had two hits, a home run and three RBIs. 

Milwaukee Area Technical College 3, Madison College 1 

Madison College suffered its first conference loss of the season, falling to host Milwaukee Area Technical College, 3-1, on April 11. The WolfPack was held to just three hits in the game. 

Madison College 7, Milwaukee Area Technical College 2 

A four-run fifth inning secured the win as Madison College defeated Milwaukee, 7-2, in the second game of a doubleheader. Carter Stebane had two hits in the game, while Storbakken, Hansel and Gabe Roessler each had doubles. 

Madison College 7, Carl Sandburg College 2 

Playing at the Sun Prairie High School diamonds, Madison College scored five runs in the fifth inning to beat Carl Sandburg College, 7-2, on April 10. Doyle and Brady Jurgella both had doubles to lead the WolfPack offense. Thielke pitched the win, allowing two runs on six hits in 5-1/3 innings. 

Madison College 5, Carl Sandburg College 2 

Madison College jumped out to a 4-0 lead and then held off Carl Sandburg for the 5-2 victory in the second game of a doubleheader. Carter Stebane led the WolfPack with two hits, two RBIs and one run scored.