Crivitz Takes Win Over Coleman; First in Over Four YearsIssue Date: May 10, 2018
Its been a long time since the Wolverines of Crivitz have been able to say that they beat the Cougars from down the road but Monday night the drought ended as the Wolverines picked up the 8-7 win over the visiting Cougars, the first time they have beaten the tough Coleman guys in four years.
Coleman came out in this one like many other match ups with the Wolverines as of late, with the lead in their hands. After the first inning The Cougars led 4-0. The first run came from Austin Marquardt who reached on an error. Blake Forner scored him off a double. A short while later Zach Manning brought in Forner and scored off a Nick Teteak single.
But the bottom of that first and the bottom of the second saw the Wolverine bats find a way to tie things up at 4-4.
Over the bottom of the first Jakob Voss and Jaden Werner both reached and were brought to the plate off a Charlie Johnsen single.
The lead was retaken by Coleman in the fourth but Crivitz answered with a Tromey run off a Voss sac fly.
But then came the bottom of the sixth and it was up to Werner and he didn't disappoint. The clutch hitter swatted a three run double to bag the win.
Marquardt too the loss allowing 11 hits, one walk and five earned runs. He struck out six
Werner took the win with seven strikeouts while allowing eight hits, seven runs (two earned) and one walk.
At the plate Voss was three of three with three RBIs while Johnsen was three of four with two RBIs.
Coleman was led by Teteak with a two of four showing and Marquardt with a two of four appearance.
Coleman Slips By Niagara
The Coleman Cougars just squeaked by the Niagara Badgers Thursday in Coleman in the first game of a double header when the Cougars came out of the five inning contest with a 3-0 victory. The second game Niagara gave a little more push as the Cougars won 5-2.
On the mound Coleman's Austin Marquardt amassed 13 first strike pitches while striking out eight.
Niagara's Anthony Hansen took the loss with 10 first strike pitches and two strikeouts.
Marquardt walked away from the game with two hits while Woulf got two.
Game two saw Zach Manning take the mound win with 19 first strike pitches and two strikeouts while Niagara's Weber took the loss with six first strike pitches.
Wausaukee Bags Win Over Three Lakes
The Wausaukee Rangers took a solid 8-4 win over the visiting Three Lakes boys Friday afternoon.
Three Lakes scored two runs in the first inning off an error.
Wausaukee took the lead late after being tied at 4-4. Andrew Schroeder singled to score the tie breaking run.
Schroeder took the mound win giving up two runs and five hits over five inning while striking out nine.
Schroeder and Matthew Delfosse led the way at the plate with two hits apiece.
Gillett/Suring Defeats Lena/STAA
The Gillett/Suring Hornets took a hefty 17-8 win over the hosting Lena/STAA Cavaliers Friday night.
The Hornets got things going with runs from Josh Reed and Cody Smith over the first while the Cavvies answered with a Jack Farley run off a Dakota Cops single.
The Cavaliers scored two off a home run over the second to bring their total to three, tied with the Hornets who had posted two at the top of the inning.
The biggest inning of the game by far was the fifth where the Hornets fired in eight runs. Another six five over the sixth would spell doom for the cavies who struggled to climb out of that fifth inning hole.
Ethan Haschke took the win for the Hornets with eight strikeouts. He allowed six hits, six runs (three earned) and three walks.
Jack Farley took the loss allowing five hits and seven earned runs while striking out eight.
At the plate the Cavvies' Farley was four of five with four runs. Tyler Stuart was two of four with two runs and four RBIs.
Cody Smith led the Hornets with a three of five showing with two runs and an RBI. Hischke was one of two with three runs and two RBIs.
Crivitz Takes One Run Win Over Norway
The Crivitz Wolverines bagged a close 7-6 win over the visiting Norway boys Friday night.
Though the Wolverines took the win it didn't look like it was going to be easy as the Norway guys opened up the contest with three runs scored.
It took the Wolverine bats a minute to warm up but when they did they narrow a 4-0 lead by Norway to 4-3 thanks to some timely hitting and great base running.
One run fifth and three more in the bottom of the seventh overcame Norway two run push in the top of the seventh.
Taking the win for the Wolverines was Kougar Wagner who allowed five hits two earned runs and one walks while striking out five.
The Loss was taken by Micah Wilson who gave up seven hits, three earned runs and two walks while striking out four.
At the plate Wolverine Vinnie Jopek went two of five with two runs and one RBI. Jakob Voss was three of six with a run while Jaden Werner went two of five with one run and two RBIs.
Norway was led by Trey Doda with a three of six showing with two runs and one RBI.
Wausaukee Obliterates Gillett/Suring
The Wausaukee rangers trailed to Gillett/Suring's home field for a conference baseball matchup that saw the Rangers win 14-3.
Wausaukee wasted no time in building that huge lead, going up eight after the top of the first. With two runs scored over the following two innings and one run each over the fourth and fifth the rangers had all they needed for the win.
Cole Taylor took the win allowing no hits, three runs and two walks.
Sean Kruger took the loss allowing 11 hits, 13 runs (three earned) and six walks.
At the plate Wausaukee's Kyle Struve was three of four with two runs and three RBIs. Andrew Schroeder was three of four with two runs and an RBI.
Niagara Blows Out Lena/STAA
The Niagara Badgers took a 25-3 win over the Lena/STAA boys Monday night in Marinette.
Dakota Cops took the loss allowing two hits, seven runs (five earned) and seven walks while striking out one.
Anthony Hansen took the win giving up no hits, no runs and one walk while striking out four.
Zac Prideaux was two of four at the plate with four runs and two RBIs.
Wausaukee Defeats Niagara
The Wausaukee Ranger took down the hosting Niagara Badgers Tuesday night 8-0.
The win is one of many steamroller wins that the rangers have amassed over the short season thus far.
The Rangers were on the board first in this one as Hayden Renikow crossed home in the third inning.
The fifth inning was the game breaker as the Rangers plugged out five runs to pretty much secure the lead. Another two over the sixth made sure of that.
On the mound Wausaukee's ace Matthew Delfosse was spot on. He allowed only three hits over his seven innings pitched and struckeout 12 along the way.
Anthony Hansen took the loss allowing six hits, six runs (three earned) while striking out 10.
Freedom Takes Two From Marinette
Freedom swept Marinette in a doubleheader on Saturday, May 5, as Marinette couldn't keep their opponents off the scoreboard in 10-3 and 13-2 losses.
Adam Wahl hit a home run in the first game, adding a double and three RBIs, but it wasn't enough to spark the offense, as the Marines fell 10-3.
The Marines went up 1-0 after one inning, but Freedom scored eight runs in the second, third and fourth innings to take control.
Trey Bretl started the game, going three innings and allowing three runs while walking six batters. Matt Eldredge added two hits and a double.
Freedom controlled the second game from the start, ending things in four innings. They scored two in the first, four in both the second and third and finished things offed in the fourth with three runs.
Wahl doubled again, as did Michael Bielewski.
Kyler Kruse went one and two thirds of an innings, allowing six runs before exiting the game.
Bulldogs Beat Storm in Extra Innings
It took an extra inning, but Peshtigo got the job done against Kewaunee on Thursday, May 3, winning 5-4.
As has become a theme for Peshtigo this season, the Bulldogs rallied late, scoring three runs in the seventh inning to tie the game and send it to extra innings.
In extras, Darren Dionne singled home Mitchell Ahrens for his second hit of the game, also putting in a good day's work on the mound, where he pitched six and a third in relief, striking out seven and allowing eight baserunners.
Trevor Bloch also had two hits for the Bulldogs, continuing his strong season as the Peshtigo leadoff man.
Bulldogs Cage Cougars In Non-Conference Contest
Though they may not be in the same conference anymore, Coleman and Peshtigo still have a strong rivalry, and they played another good game Saturday, with Peshtigo coming away victorious.
The Bulldogs jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning on runs by Trevor Bloch and Nick Nielson, with Brandon Eick making the lead 3-0 in the third.
Coleman looked like they were in position to get the win after scoring three in the fifth and one in the sixth, but Peshtigo did what they've done so many times so far this year, scoring three runs to get the 6-4 win.
The top of the order was key again, with Bloch, Riley Reif and Nielson starting the rally with runs.
"We have had three or four comeback wins in the last inning," Bulldogs coach Neal Henrigillis said. "It says something about our kids to stick with it the whole time. It's nerve-racking as the coach, but our guys are tough and stuck with it."
Brock Bero pitched a complete game for Peshtigo, allowing just one earned run of the four to cross the plate, walking five and allowing four hits.
"I'm really happy for Brock," Henrigillis said. "As a senior, he earned this, and he wanted that seventh inning more than anybody. I don't think I could have taken that ball from him today."
Austin Marquardt scored two runs for the Cougars. Cole Woulf and Blake Forner each crossed the plate as well, with Woulf having two RBIs.
"Although we aren't in a conference together, it's always nice to beat a rival like Coleman," Henrigillis said. "They are well-coached and played tough all day long. We got out to a lead, gave it away and then the comeback kids struck again."
Bulldogs Blitz Marines in Non-Conference Play
The Peshtigo Bulldogs put everything together for a 13-3 win over the Marinette Marines on Tuesday, with the bats leading the way.
Trevor Bloch doubled and came around to score in the first to give the Bulldogs an early lead, but they really piled it on in the second.
"Trevor Bloch has been an amazing leadoff hitter this year," Bulldogs coach Neal Henrigillis said. "He battles and rarely strikes out. Today he had four hits including a triple and a double."
Jake Gordon, Nolan Lemke, Travis Plym and Alex Dolata all scored to give the Bulldogs a 5-0 lead, with Brandon Eick adding a run in the third.
"Our bats came alive in a huge way today," Henrigillis said. "I knew we had some solid hitters but everything clicked today."
After two more in the fifth, the Bulldogs shut the door with a five-run seventh.
Darren Dionne started the game for the Bulldogs, going two and a third with one earned run. Gordon got the win for his three innings of relief work, also going 3-for-3 at the plate with a double.
Dolata shut the door, allowing no hits in an inning and two thirds.
"Darren came out and pitched well on a pitch count," Henrigillis said. "Jake Gordon then did a great job in his first big moment pitching on varsity."
In a matchup of two Division II teams, Henrigillis said this could be good for the Bulldogs' confidence down the line.
"Marinette is a team we may see again in the playoffs, so it's a big confidence boost for our team and program to win at a great environment like Pederson Park," Henrigillis said.
The Bulldogs are now 10-4 overall. They're 4-1 in Packerland play.
Peshtigo Handed First Packerland Loss by NEW
Peshtigo wasn't able to overcome a tough night in the field, dropping its first Packerland game of the season against NEW Lutheran on Friday, May 4, 10-9.
The Bulldogs went down 10-1 in the fifth inning after five runs in the fourth and two in the fifth by NEW.
Peshtigo would battle back, however. They scored three in the fifth on runs by Trevor Bloch, Riley Reif and Nick Nielson, two in the sixth when Alex Dolata and Reif scored and three in the seventh, but they let the game-tying run on second base.
"I'm happy that our guys stuck with it after being down 10-1 in the fifth inning," Bulldogs coach Neal Henrigillis said. "However, we talked about how we need to start faster. We have made some good comebacks, but being down nine is just too many runs typically."
The Bulldogs made nine errors in the field. Of Dolata's 10 runs allowed over six innings, just four were earned.
"We made too many errors to win a game against a tough team like NEW," Henrigillis said. "Nine errors in the field is completely too many to stay competitive in any league."
Big Sixth Inning Pushes Peshtigo Past Sevastopol
Peshtigo battled bad weather to defeat Sevastopol 14-3 in six innings on Monday, May 7, scoring seven runs in the sixth inning to end things early.
"The weather was really tough today with big winds blowing everything in," Bulldogs Coach Neal Henrigillis said. "We did exactly what we had to do. We played solid small ball today."
Riley Reif had two bunt hits for the Bulldogs, with the team also picking up some stolen bases and putting the ball in play to force Sevastopol's defense to battle the elements.
Trevor Bloch, Riley Reif, Nick Nielson, Darren Dionne and Travis Plym each scored two runs for the Bulldogs, who went ahead 4-0 after the first inning and never looked back.
Nielson pitched five innings to get the win, allowing two earned runs on six hits and nine walks.
"Nick pitched a solid game," Henrigillis said. "Sevastopol is a good, young team who only had one loss coming in. This is not an easy place to play and I'm proud of our guys for being ready to play the minute we got off the bus."
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