Bo Howard earned his share of credit in two baseball games Saturday.
The Marshfield senior doubled in the go-ahead run before he earned the save in a 3-2 victory against Holmen, and he followed that by picking up the win after an inning of relief in a 1-0 victory against Janesville Parker.
The games were part of a round-robin series played over two days at Marshfield. On Friday, Marshfield beat Appleton West 5-1.
Against Holmen, Howard doubled home Daulton Varsho, immediately after he walked to lead off the bottom of the sixth. Against Parker, Howard pitched a scoreless inning in relief before Aaron Schwecke ended the game with a single that sent home Jaca Krasselt with nobody out in the bottom of the seventh.
Marshfield 3, Holmen 2
Pitchers: H, Hammes (L, 3K, 2BB). M, Aaron Schwecke (W, 6IP, 3K), Bo Howard (Sv., 1IP, K).
Leading hitters: H, Jeron Kendall 3B; Andy Shaw 2×3. M, Daulton Varsho 3B; Bo Howard 2×3, 2B.
Marshfield 1, Parker 0
Pitchers: JP, Coulter (L, 5K, 3BB). M, Colton Zahradka (6IP, 2K, 2BB), Bo Howard (W, 1IP)
Leading hitters: M, Daulton Varsho 2B.
Record: M, 10-8, 4-5 Valley.
Marshfield 5, Appleton West 1
Pitchers: AW, Kukurich (L, 5.2IP, K, 6BB), Mikkigbon (.1IP). M, Jack Donahue (W, 6K, 3BB).
Leading hitters: AW, Nick Kukurich 2B. M, Daulton Varsho 3B; Caleb Alexander 3B; Jack Donahue 2B.
SPASH 23, Parker 2
SPASH 8, Holmen 0
MARSHFIELD – Cal Giese held Holmen to two hits in a complete-game performance as Stevens Point Area Senior High blanked Holmen 8-0 in the Panthers second game of the day.
Fourteen different players had at least one hit as the Panthers rolled to a 23-2 win over Janesville Parker in their opening game. SPASH had eight hits in an 11-run first inning in that game.
Pitchers: SP, Sterling King (W, 5 K, 4 BB, 4 IP), Noel Winch (2 K, 1 BB, 1 IP). Park, Mitch Betenlougue (L, 3 BB, O IP), Collin Powers (3K, 4 BB, 3 IP), Bob Muson ( 1K, 2 BB, 2 IP).
Leading hitters: SP, Eric Zelhofer 3×4, Kevin Slezak 2B, Mitch Mallek 2×3, 2B, 4 RBIs; Aaron Winch 2×3, 2B, HR. P, Tyler Brooks 2B, 3 RBIs.
Pitchers: Holm, Hunter Bush (L, 1K, 2.2 IP), John Sanchez (3 K, 2 BB, 2.1 IP), Tyler Shaw (1 BB 1 IP). SP, Cal Giese ( 12 K, 2 BB, CG).
Leading hitters: SP, Kevin Slezak 2×4, 2B (2), Mitch Mallek 2B, Sterling King 2×4, Aaron Nickel 2×4.
Record: SPASH 18-4
ROSHOLT – Adam Kluck struck out 13 in a complete-game performance as the Pacelli baseball downed Rosholt 7-5, handing the Hornets their first loss of the season.
Zach Jensen went 3 for 4 with two RBIs to lead the Cardinals, who also beat Bruce 10-2 in the Rosholt tournament. Kyle Rogers went 3 for 4 with a double and home run against Bruce.
Pacelli led Rosholt 6-0 in the fourth inning and held on. The Hornets had two runners on in the seventh before Kluck was able to end the threat.
Rosholt’s Caleb Bembenek went 2 for 4 with a double against Pacelli, and Heinrich Walder had a home run. The Hornets rebounded from the loss with a 12-2 win over Bruce in six innings.
Walder had the complete-game win against Bruce.
Pitchers: P, Adam Kluck (W, 13k, 3 BB, CG). R, Spencer Hahn (L, 4K, 3 BB, 4 IP), Spencer Bembenek (2 K, 2 BB, 2 IP).
Leading hitters: P, Zach Jensen 3×4, 2 RBIs; Tyler Nalbach, 2×3, 2 RBIs, Kluck 2B. R, Caleb Bembenek 2×4, 2B, HR; Heinrich Walder HR.
Pitchers: B, Graves (L, 6K, 1 BB, CG). P, Jake Phelps. (W, 7 K, 3 BB, 6 IP,), Matt Helms (2 K, 0 BB, 1 IP).
Leading hitters: B, Johnson, HR; Gunn 2×4. P, Tyler Nalbach 3×4; Kyle Rogers 3×4, 2B, HR, 2 RBIs, Jesse Raczek, 2B, Michael Flease 2B.
Pitchers: B, Mitch Johnson (L, 9 K, 12 BB, 4 IP). R, Heinrich Walder (W, 9K, 2 BB, CG).
Leading hitters: R, Nick Lemke 2 hits, 2B; Jared Richter 2 hits, 2B.
Sun Prairie Invite
SUN PRAIRIE – Jake Hartman went 3 for 4 with two RBIs as Wisconsiin Rapids edged Burlington 4-3 in the Raiders’ second game of the day.
Sun Prairie’s Ryan Curran held the Raiders to five hits in a 6-0 win.
Pitchers: SP, Ryan Curran (W, 4K, 1BB). WR, Brett Weinfurter (2 K, 3BB, CG)
Leading hitters: WR, Tyler Tesch 3 for 3. SP, Curran 2 for 3; Carter Brekke 2B; Marchese 3B.
Pitchers: WR, Derek Garski (W, 2 K, 2 BB GC). Bur, Wallace (4 K, 1 W, CG).
Leading hitters: Burl, Friend 2×3, 3B; Helnore 2×3, 2B. WR, Jake Hartman 3 for 4, 2B.
Port Edwards 6, Nekoosa 4
PORT EDWARDS – The Blackhawks got a combined four runs out of their No. 8 and No. 9 hitters to edge the Papermakers.
Troy Kutella picked up the win and also doubled.
Nate Brost went 2 for 2 to lead Nekoosa.
Pitchers: N, Dalton Linzmeier (L, 2 K, 3BB, 1 IP); Xavier Vicente (1 K, 0 BB, 1 IP); Schauer (1 IP); Robbie Buhn ( 3K, 1 BB, 2IP). PE, Troy Kutella (W, 4 K, 1 BB, 5 IP), Ben Ayres (4 K, 2 BB, 2 IP).
Leading hitters: N, Nate Brost 2×2, Brady Sjomeling 2×4, Ty Kreider 2B. PE, Kutella 2B.