GREENWOOD – Greenwood won a pitcher’s duel behind 15 strikeouts from Westin Wuethrich to wrestle second place in the Cloverbelt Conference East Division baseball away from Spencer with a 3-2 win Friday.
Spencer scored twice in the top of the seventh inning to close within a run, but Wuethrich got out of the jam without any further damage.
WP – Westin Wuethrich 15K, 5BB. LP – Matt Ivacic 4K. 2B – Greenwood, Cody Learman; Spencer, Alex Brostowitz.
Records: Greenwood 6-1, 6-1 Cloverbelt East; Spencer 6-4, 4-2 Cloverbelt East.
PITTSVILLE – Nathan Dupee pitched a no-hitter and unloaded for his first career varsity home run to propel the Panthers to a Marawood Conference South Division shutout of the Royals in five innings.
WP – Nathan Dupee. LP – Brady Baltus. HR – Pittsville, Nathan Dupee. 2B – Pittsville, Fox.
Records: Pittsville 5-1, 4-1 Marawood South; Assumption 3-7, 2-5 Marawood South.
N. Lutheran 2
STRATFORD – Darrin Luepke was the winning pitcher and hit a double, and Drew Spaeth belted a solo home run to carry the Tigers to a Marawood Conference South Division win over the Wildcats
“We came out and played a little sloppy,” Northland Lutheran coach Aaron Meurett said. “We had the bases loaded a couple times and just couldn’t come through.”
WP – Darrin Luepke 3BB, 5K. Save – Drew Spaeth. LP – Curtis Engelbrecht 3BB, 2K. HR – Stratford, Drew Spaeth. 2B – Stratford, Darrin Luepke.
Records: Stratford 4-3, 3-3 Marawood South; N. Lutheran 4-1 overall and Marawood South.
Columbus 12, Granton 3
Alex Larson earned the victory and went 2 for 4 with a double as the Dons earned their first victory of the season.
WP-Alex Larson. LP-Brandon Anding. 2B-MC, Larson, Charlie Mayoux, Bryce DeSmet. SV-Jeremy Binder.
Colby 8, Augusta 1
Neal Hodgen went 2 for 4 with a double to lead the Hornets to the victory, and Nathaniel Underwood had a triple and scored two runs.
Assumption 11, Pittsville 6
PITTSVILLE – Genny Fuller went 3 for 5 with a double and also earned the complete-game win as the Royals improved to 9-0 with a nonconference win over the Panthers.
Jenny Sanken went 3 for 4 with a double and triple for Pittsville, and Tristin Shaw went 3 for 4 with a double.
WP-Genny Fuller. LP-Jessica Gauger. 2B-P, Jenna Sanken, Tristin Shaw, Tasha Vogel; Assu., Genny Fuller. 3B-P, Sanken
Wis. Rapids 17, Marshfield 5
Shelby Steinke went 4 for 5 with a double and two RBIs, as the Raiders scored seven runs in the first inning and rolled to a win in a Wisconsin Valley Conference matchup.
Rachel Sneed went 3 for 4 with a double for a Rapids team that finished with 19 hits and took advantage of six Marshfield errors.
Brianna Breu went 2 for 3 for a double for the Tigers.
WP-Allison Brost. LP- 2B-WR, Rachel Sneen; M, Brianna Breu. HR-WR,Shelby Steinke
Colby 14-12, Augusta 4-11
No other stats were provided as the Hornets swept the doubleheader.
WAUSAU – Brianna Jankowski struck out 12 and surrendered five hits to help the Cardinals shut out Auburndale in Marawood Conference South Division action.
Kimberly Steif led the way at the plate for Newman, going 3 for 4 with a triple and double. Anna Gosz also drove in three runs.
“We were getting people on base, but it took a while to string the hits together,” Newman Catholic coach Steve Jankowski said.
Auburndale was paced by Kayla Gotz who went 2 for 3 with a double.
WP – Brianna Jankowski 12K, 2BB. LP – Camille Swart 2BB, 5K. Kimberly Steif 3×4 2B 3B.
Records: Newman Catholic 6-1, 5-1 Marawood South; Auburndale 2-3, 2-3 Marawood South.
Neillsville 15 20
Owen-Withee 0 6
NEILLSVILLE – Courtney Poeschel tossed a one-hitter in the opening game of a Cloverbelt Conference East Division doubleheader with the Blackhawks and Allie Pfeiffer was the winning pitcher in the nightcap to give the Warriors a sweep.
WP – Courtney Poeschel 4K, 0BB. LP – Bailey Karaba 0K, 7BB. 2B – Neillsville, Jenny Lindner.
WP – Allie Pfeiffer 6K, 6BB. LP – Stephanie Heggemeier 3K, 12BB. N, Poeschel 2×2 2B, Jenny Lindner 2×4.
Record: Neillsville 12-0, 10-0 Cloverbelt East; Owen-Withee 0-12, 0-12 Cloverbelt East.
Spencer 17 19
Greenwood 5 5
GREENWOOD – Paige Johnson collected six hits and drove in 11 runs, with a pair of home runs and a double in a pair of blowout wins for the Rockets. Marisa Johnson added a home run, eifght RBIs and scored six runs.
Tynae Phillips and Heidi Guenther were the winning pitchers.
Paige Lindner paced the Greenwood attack with two hits and five RBIs, including a home run.
Neillsville will host the Rockets today at 10 a.m. in a battle of conference unbeatens.
WP – Tynae Phillips 7BB, 4K. LP – Madison Lucas 4BB, 2K. HR – Spencer, Paige Johnson (2); Greenwood, Paige Lindner. 3B – Marisa Johnson. 2B – Spencer, Marisa Johnson, Brooke Kettleborough, Heidi GuentherLindsey Vaughan, Mandie SchultzMacie Weber; Greenwood, Anna Fleischmann.
WP – . LP – Lexi Hinker. HR – Spencer, Marisa Johnson. 2B – Spencer, Paige Johnson, Amanda Skrzeczkoski, Marisa Johnson.
Records: Spencer 13-3, 12-0 Cloverbelt East; Greenwood x-x, x-x Cloverbelt East.
GNC meet No. 2
MOSINEE – Antigo’s Nick Bolen shot a 73 at Indianhead to earn medalist honors for the second straight leg of the conference tournament, and the Red Robins were the top team overall once again.
Turner Wegener and Nick Osero both shot 93 for Tomahawk, which was fourth overall again. Wegener is fifth in the individual standings through two legs.
Mosinee’s Jesse Karau and Logan Block shot a 96 and 97, respectively, as the team finished sixth.
Chaz Lehman shot a 94 for Medford, and the Raiders was fifth.
WVC No. 4
WAUSAU – Wausau West senior Matt Sandquist shot a round of 73 at Greenwood Country Club to earn medalist honors for the second straight leg of the conference tournament and trails SPASH’s Trevor Thomas by three points in the overall chase for the individual conference title with three legs of the tournament left.
Thomas, Taylor Thomas, James McDonald and Christian McDonald finished second through fifth as SPASH finished with a score of 307, and finished first for the fourth straight meet. The Panthers hold a seven-point lead over Marshfield in the team race.
Josh Berres and Kyle Hoffman shot an 83 and 84, respectively, to lead Marshfield to a third-place finish with a team score of 340.
Berres and Hoffman are seventh and ninth overall in the individual conference race.