Wisconsin scored a run in the top of the 1st inning to take a 1-0 lead against South Bend. It was all Silver Hawks from there.
The Hawks countered with 6 in the 1st and three more in the 2nd en route to a 9-1 win. Frank Curreri led the way with a 2-RBI triple in the 1st and a 3-RBI double in the 2nd. Curreri was 2-4 with 5 RBI.
Anthony Barnette was equally as impressive on the mound. In 8 innings, Barnette struck out 6 batters and gave up just one run on 4 hits. He is 2-1 on the season with a 2.10 ERA.
The Hawks are now 11-14 on the year, while Wisconsin falls to 4-20. The two will play again on Saturday at 6:30 and Sunday at 1:30. The Oregon-Davis boys and girls state championship teams will be honored before the game on Sunday.