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STAA/Lena In Five
The Wausaukee Rangers certainly didn't waste anytime on their way to a 18-1 win over the hosting St.Thomas Aquinas/Lena Cavaliers Thursday night.
Andrew Schroeder and Kyle Struve crossed the plate in the first for the early two run lead and were followed up in the next inning by a slew of Ranger scores.
Wes Schaal led off the first with a base after being hit by a pitch and was brought home by Cody Renikow on a single. Schroeder walked and Struve doubled before Matthew Delfosse knocked out an RBI. After the second inning the Rangers led 6-0.
Schroeder who was on the mound for the Rangers kept the strikeouts coming as the Cavaliers struggled to put together a solid inning.
Four more runs were registered by the Rangers during the third, the highlight being a Schroeder two RBI double. He later scored giving the Rangers a 10-0 lead.
The Cavs finally got on the board in the fourth thanks to a steal home by Riley Marquardt.
With seven more runs over the fourth and one over the fifth the Rangers had all they needed and more to end the night early.
The Crivitz Wolverine Baseball team shut out the host Niagara Badgers Thursday 7-0.
The Wolverines got the bats armed up early as Jaden Werner led off the first with a single. Kershaw Stumbris followed with a single before Vinnie Jopek brought in a run off a base loaded walk. Brandon LaRue hit a sacrifice fly to center for the second run of the game.
Then there was a scoring lull until the seventh where runs were registered by Werner, Vinnie Jopek, Dawson Andrist and Aaron Tormey while RBIs were put up by Jakob Voss and Stumbris.
At the plate for the Wolverines Stumbris was one of three with one run and one RBI while Johnsen was two of four with one run and one RBI.
Sawinski pitched a full game striking out seven while only allowing a mere three hits.
Losing pitcher Ethan Blagec struck out four over three innings while allowing two earned runs on three hits.
Out Southern Door
The Coleman Cougars defeated Southern Door Saturday afternoon 8-0.
During the win Matt Osterberg claimed 12 strikeouts. Donovan Salweski registered three RBIs and two hits.
The Crivitz Wolverine took a 6-2 verdict over the Stephenson Eagles Friday afternoon.
Stephenson struck first but not untill after a couple slow innings. During the third the Eagles Jesus Becerra doubled and later stole home.
Crivitz answered in the fifth when Jakob Voss reached on an error and was brought in by Tommy Sawinski.
Dawson Andrist led the sixth with a base after being hit and Aaron Tormey joined him on base with a walk. Werner walked next and Kershaw Stumbris hit the two RBI single to bring the Wolverines to a 5-0 lead.
One final run by the Wolverines in the seventh was scored by Andrist.
At the plate for the Wolverines Werner was two of five with one run and one RBI. Stumbris was two of three with two RBIs.
Stephenson's Bercerra was two of three with one run and one RBI.
On the mound Johnsen pitched a full game for the Wolverines getting five strikeouts. He allowed three hits, two runs (one earned) and three walks.
Losing pitcher Ethan Brown struck out four while allowing three hits, five runs (four earned) and six walks.
The Crivitz Wolverines were unable to quell a hard hitting Freedom hitting attack that propelled the Irish to a 12-0 victory.
Freedom posted six runs over the first, one over the second and five over the third to take the early game win.
Crivitz's only hit came off the bat of Charlie Johnsen.
Brandon LaRue took the loss on the mound for the Wolverines allowing 13 hits, 12 earned runs and one walk. He also gave up a home run.
Winning pitcher Jakob Balthazor struck out two while giving up two hits and two walks.
Crivitz Sails to Win
Over Two Rivers
The Crivitz Wolverine baseball team bagged a solid win over Two Rivers Saturday afternoon 8-3.
After two scoreless innings the Wolverines came alive. Aaron Tormey led off the third with a single followed by Jaden Werner on a walk. Jakob Voss bunted for a base followed by Kershaw Stumbris who was hit by a pitch, getting an RBI due to bases being loaded. Tommy Sawinski hit a sac fly to left for an RBI while Brandon LaRue slammed a three run homer for the 5-0 lead.
Two River answers in the bottom half with a home run of their own as Kelvin Veldre registered the two run shot.
Crivitz added two more during the fourth as Voss and Stumbris were struck by pitches. Sawinski brought in Voss off a single while Stumbris stole home for the 7-2 lead.
Two Rivers got their last run during the fifth as Velde reached on a single and went home on an error.
Johnsen crossed home for the Wolverines in the seventh off a William Faulkner RBI.
At the plate for the Wolverines Sawinski was two of three with two RBIs. LaRue was one of three with three RBIs off a homer.
Veldre led Two Rivers with a three of four showing with two runs and two RBIs.
Werner struck out four while allowing seven hits, three runs (two earned) and three walks in his mound win for the Wolverines.
Losing pitcher Trent Van Ess struck out five while giving up five hits, seven runs all of which were earned and four walks.
Late Game Battle
The Wausaukee Rangers played host to the Niagara Badgers Monday night surviving a close 4-3 verdict for the win.
Wausaukee was first to score as Cody Renikow reached on a walk to lead off the third. He was followed by Andrew Schroeder on a single. Aiden Shaw walked a short while later for the base loaded RBI while Dustin Westphal brought in Schroeder for the 2-0 lead.
Niagara got one run from Landon Kaldor during the fourth thanks to a Dylan Lantagne run scoring hit.
Kyle Struve hit a single to lead off the fifth and later scored on a wild pitch for the 3-1 lead.
Niagara nearly surpassed the Rangers in the sixth as Kaldor scored on a wild pitch along with Kalvin Jeffords who went home on an Ethan Blagec single.
The wild pitches kept coming and the Rangers were ready to capitalize as Tyler Gruszynski skirted home for the 4-3 game winning lead.
At the plate for the Rangers Schroeder was two of four with one run and one RBI. Westphal was one of thee with two RBIs.
Niagara's Kaldor was one of three with two runs and an RBI.
Matthew Delfosse registered the mound win for the Rangers with five strikeouts to his name. He allowed three hit, three runs (two earned) and one walk.
Anthony Hansen took the loss for the Badgers giving up three walks, two hits, two runs (one earned) while striking out two.
Peshtigo southpaw Brock Bero held the Gillett/Suring Hornets to just two hits on their home field as the Bulldogs earned the road win, Thursday, 11-0 in five innings. The Bulldogs tallied seven runs in the fifth inning to push the lead to 11-0 and eventually went on to win by the same score.
Bero pitched a complete game shutout for Peshtigo, allowing just two hits, while striking out seven batters. Ethan Hischke suffered the loss for the Hornets, in four innings of work he allowed nine runs (five earned) on six hits, two walks and six strikeouts.
Nick Nielson led the Bulldogs' offense with a 2-for-3 day including two triples, two stolen bases and four RBI. Trevor Bloch also went 2-for-3 in the game. For Gillett/Suring, Cody Smith and Duncan Breed each registered a hit.
Lena/STAA in Five
The Peshtigo Bulldogs took the short trip to Pedersen Ball Park Monday night to take on the hosting Lena/St. Thomas Aquinas Academy Cavaliers. Peshtigo scored early and very often as they went on to win the matchup, 37-0 in five innings.
Brock Bero pitched a complete game for the Bulldogs. His five-shutout innings scattered two hits and five strikeouts. For the Cavaliers, Derek Younger suffered the loss on the mound.
On Saturday, the Lena/STAA Cavaliers traveled to White Lake to take on the Lakers in a non-conference matchup. The Cavs posted ten runs and edged the Lakers 10-9.
Lena/STAA took the lead in the fourth inning with a three-run inning. Trailing 4-3, Cavaliers Jack Farley, Levi Potter and Riley Marquardt all reached base safely. All three runners came around to score as the Cavs went ahead 6-4. A four-run fifth inning helped Lena/STAA extend the lead to 10-5. White Lake did what they could to come back as they put up four runs, but could complete it. The Cavs took the 10-9 win.
Jack Farley took the mound win for the Cavs, pitching five and two-thirds of an inning and allowing seven runs on five hits, two walks and 13 strikeouts. Levi Potter was 1-for-3 with three runs scored.
Saturday, the Peshtigo Bulldogs welcomed the Sevastopol Pioneers and Wittenberg-Birnamwood Chargers to town to take part in a three-team tournament.
In the first game, Peshtigo hosted Sevastopol. Nolan Lemke pitched six shutout innings for the Bulldogs, in which he gave up three hits, three walks and struck out a batter.
Peshtigo gave Lemke three runs of support in the contest. Darren Dionne reached safely on an error in the second inning, stole second and third and scored on an errant throw to third base. It wasn't until the sixth the Bulldogs would strike again. Dionne singled and stole second. Mitch Ahrens' single scored Dionne. Ahrens came around to score as the next batter, Cam Noffke, drilled a triple to extend the lead to 3-0, its eventual final.
Noffke led Peshtigo with a 2-for-3 day including a double, a triple, and an RBI.
In their second game, Peshtigo was the visitor on their own field against Wittenberg-Birnamwood, and wasted no time scoring a run. Cole Tackmier led off the game with a double and later scored on a double from Nick Nielson, giving the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead. Nielson reached on an error in the third inning and scored on Darren Dionne's double, pushing the lead to 2-0. In the fourth, Cam Noffke was hit by a pitch and later scored on Tackmier's single. Peshtigo added their fourth and final run in the seventh inning. Travis Plym led off with a single and advanced to second on a throwing error. After Tackmier singled to advance Plym to third, Tyler Hess's ground out to second allowed Plym to score, bringing the final score to 4-0, Peshtigo.
Cole Tackmier earned the mound win for the Bulldogs. In five innings of work, Tackmier didn't allow a run, while surrendering four hits, four walks and four strikeouts. Tackmier also led the team at the dish with a 3-for-4 game including a double, an RBI and a stolen base.
Marines Run Rule
Vikings at Home
In the comforts of their own home, Pedersen Ball Park, the Marinette Marines whooped up on the Denmark Vikings, and all it took was six innings. Highlighted by a four-run second inning along with two runs in each of the first, fifth and sixth innings, Marinette took an 11-1, NEC victory. The win comes just two days after being nearly no-hit by the Vikings, in Denmark.
Trey Bretl earned the mound win for Marinette. He pitched six innings, allowing one unearned run, on two hits, three walks and five strikeouts. At the plate, Marine Adam Wahl was 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI. Jacob Perkins and Tanner Cole each registered a 2-for-3 game, and Matt Eldredge was 1-for-1 with two RBI.
An NEC battle took place in Oconto Falls Thursday as the Panthers hosted the Fox Valley Lutheran Foxes. The Panthers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second inning and the Foxes tied it with a 2-run home run in the fifth. A run in each of the fifth and sixth sealed the win for Oconto Falls as they took it 4-2.
Dalton Curl led off the second inning with a double for the Panthers. Curl scored on a base hit from Michael LeVeille. LeVeille would score on a double steal later in the inning to give Oconto Falls a 2-0 lead.
FVL evened the score in the fifth as Colton Schild drilled a two-run home run to knot the game at 2-2. Oconto Falls responded in their half of the fifth by regaining the lead. Michael VerVelde reached on a single, advanced to second on a base hit, was sent to third on a balk and scored on a wild pitch.
Panther Sam Virtues reached safely in the sixth inning on a dropped third strike. He advanced on a sacrifice and scored on an error to give the Panthers an insurance run, 4-2, which went on to be the final.
Tyler Mielke took the win for Oconto Falls, in his one inning of work he didn't allow a run or a hit, struck out two and walked two.
The Marinette Marines took to the road Tuesday to take on the Wrightstown Tigers in an NEC showdown. Marinette put up three runs in each of the fourth and sixth innings to fuel a 7-3 victory.
Nick Daye paced the Marine offense with a 3-for-3 day including three runs scored. Jacob Perkins added in a 2-for-3 day and Spencer Hipke and Adam Wahl were each 1-for-3.
Marinette's Matt Eldredge earned the mound win, giving up three earned runs on five hits, one walk and five strikeouts.
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