Prep baseball: Appleton West splits doubleheader with Neenah

Prep baseball: Appleton West splits doubleheader with Neenah


Prep baseball: Appleton West splits doubleheader with Neenah


Fox Valley Association

Neenah 3-1, Appleton West 2-11

At Neenah, Matt Gruse battled Nate Disch in a lengthy at-bat before getting a two-out, walk-off single that scored Connor Wollersheim with the winning run in seventh to give the Rockets the win over the Terrors in the first game of the doubleheader.

Wollersheim pitched a complete game, giving up two hits and walk while striking out 11.

In the second game, the Terrors broke open a close game with a seven-run sixth inning in which they got seven hits.

Austin Mullins pitched a complete game for the Terrors, surrendering one run on four hits. He walked none and struck out two.

Appleton West… …002 000 0 2 2 1
Neenah… …000 002 1 3 6 2

WP: Connor Wollersheim. LP: Nate Disch. Leading hitters: Matt Gruse N 2×4.

Neenah… …001 000 1 4 1
Appleton West… …021 007 11 13 1

WP: Austin Mullins. LP: Alex Nicholson. Leading hitters: Matt Reader AW 2×5; Nate Disch AW 2×2; Juan Moreno AW 2×3; Jason Leadley AW 2×3.

Olympian Conference

St. Mary Central 13, Mishicot 3

At Menasha, the Zephyrs broke the game open early, scoring 10 runs in the first three innings.

Griffin Jack had a triple and three RBI for St. Mary Central.

Mishicot… …002 01 3 9 3
St. Mary Central… …434 2x 13 8 0

WP: Marc Blashka. LP: Stueck. Leading hitters: Caleb Davidson SMC 2×2; Griffin Jack SMC 3B, 3 RBI.


Hortonville 2-2, Waunakee 1-0

At Waunakee, the Polar Bears improved to 17-2 as Alex McIntosh pitched a complete game in the first game and Marshall Stutz and Mitch Lillge combined for a two-hit shutout in the second game.

McIntosh allowed one run on three hits while striking out 10 and walking none.

Hortonville got its two runs in the first game on a two-run double by Jake Diedrich in the fifth.

In the second game, Tristyn Guyette had a run-scoring single and Jake Diedrich added a sacrifice fly in the second inning.

Hortonville… …000 020 0 2 2 0
Waunakee… …000 100 0 1 3 0

WP: Alex McIntosh. LP: Blake Bieri. Leading hitters: Jake Diedrich H 2B, 2 RBI.

Hortonville… …020 000 0 2 10 0
Waunakee… …000 000 0 0 2 0

WP: Marshall Stutz. Leading hitters: Tyler Powers H 2×4; Jake Jennerjohn H 2×3; Tristyn Guyette H 2×3; Nellis H 2×3.

Sun Prairie Tournament

At Sun Prairie, Appleton East beat Burlington 8-4 in the first game then lost 2-0 to Sun Prairie despite a complete-game three-hitter by sophomore pitcher Austin Meyer in his first varsity start.

Verona Tournament

Kaukauna 10, Madison Edgewood 8 Kaukauna 4, Verona 1

At Verona, the Ghosts overcame a 7-3 deficit with a six-run third inning in the win over Madison Edgewood.

Kaukauna scored all it runs in that inning with two outs, with Dustin Landers providing a bases-loaded double.

Against Verona, freshman Bret Skenandore pitched the first six innings, allowing one run while scattering eight hits to pick up the win.

Austin Fischer and Joey Hartjes each had two-out, two-run singles to drive in Kaukauna’s four runs.

Madison Edgewood… …160 010 0 8 6 1
Kaukauna… …360 100 x 10 13 2

WP: Jon Vandewettering. LP: Jeff Drake. Leading hitters: Colton Demorett ME 2×4, 3B, 4 RBI; AJ Imholte ME 2×4, 2B; Jon Vandewettering 4×4, 3 2B, 4 RBI; Dustin Landers 2×4, 2B, 2 RBI;

Kaukauna… …000 400 0 4 7 0
Verona… …100 000 0 1 9 1

WP: Bret Skenandore. LP: Ryan Pynnonen. Leading hitters: David Grigowski V 2×4; Kyle Reichert V 2×3; Nick Eiting K 2×4, 2B; Joey Hartjes K 2×2.

Appleton North 10, Madison Edgewood 0

At Verona, Clark Eagan and Sawyer Schultz each doubled, but Verona scored eight times in the third to put the Lightning’s first game out of reach.

Appleton North rebounded in a big way, pounding out 15 hits, including three each by Alex Henwood and Tyce Wheeler, in the second game. Wheeler added three RBI.

Appleton North… …000 00 0 2 0
Verona… …008 2x 10 11 0

WP: Nick Phillips. LP: Jack Harvath. Leading hitters: Clark Eagan AN 2B; Sawyer Schultz AN 2B; Lucas Kirch V 2×3, RBI; Trevor Kermicle V 2×3, 2 RBI; John Moynihan V 2×3.

Appleton North… …301 100 5 10 15 0
Madison Edgewood… …000 000 0 0 6 3

WP: Evan Polce. LP: Kyle Treige. Leading hitters: Alex Henwood AN 3×4; Tyce Wheeler AN 3×4, 3 RBI; Dan Rothbauer AN 2×5, 2B, 3 RBI; Sawyer Schultz AN 2×3, 2B; Tyler Friis AN 2B; Clark Eagan AN 2B; Paul Mutch ME 2×4, 3B.


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