Roundup: Medford baseball moves on to regional finals

Roundup: Medford baseball moves on to regional finals

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Roundup: Medford baseball moves on to regional finals

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MEDFORD – Skyler Anderson and Alex Hierlmeier hit consecutive two-run singles in the fifth inning as the Raiders advanced with a 5-3 win over Lakeland in a WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal baseball game Tuesday.

Cole Loertscher scratted eight hits for a Medford team which hosts Mosinee in a regional title game today. Medford and Mosinee split a pair of games in the Great Northern Conference during the regular season.

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Pitching: L, Gunnar Dunbar (3 K, 4 BB); M, Cole Loertscher (W, 3 K, 1 BB).

Leading hitters: L, Matt Hartzheim 2×4; Nick Peterson 2×4, 2 RBI. M, Skyler Anderson 1×3 2 RBIs, Alex Hierlmeier 2

Greenwood 11, Thorp 1

GREENWOOD – Greenwood got five hits in an eight-run first inning to advance to a Division 4 regional final matchup.

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Pitching: T, Winston Marten (L, 2 K, 2 BB); G, James Hlavac (W, 9 K, 2 BB)

Leading hitters: T, Chad Henke 2×3. G, Kody Learman 1×2, 3B, 2 RBIs; Tyler Johnson 1×2, 2B, RBI, Konner Kitzhaber 2 RBIs

Pacelli 3, Stratford 0

STRATFORD – Zach Jensen doubled on a 3-2 pitch to open the sixth inning, and the Cardinals took advantage of an error and four straight hits to down the Tigers in a Division 3 regional semfinal.

Pacelli, which hosts Athens today, came into the inning with just two hits off Stratford starter Drew Spaeth.

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Pitching: S, Drew Spaeth ( 4 K, 1 BB, CG). P, Jake Phelps ( 7 K, 1 BB, CG)

Leading hitters: P, Zach Jensen 2×3, 2B.

Neillsville 4, Colby 0

NEILLSVILLE – Sophomore Sam Neville threw 60 of his 77 pitches for strikes in a two-hit, complete-game shutout in a WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal.

Freshman Jacob Kunze drove in the first run with a two-out single in the fourth inning. In the fifth, pinch runner Steven Edelson stole second and third bases and also scored.

Neillsville plays at home against Spencer in a regional final at 5 p.m. today, in Neillsville.

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Pitchers: C, Nathaniel Underwood (2IP, K), Robida (L, 2IP, BB), A. Hogden (IP, 2BB), Goetz (IP). N, Sam Neville (W, CG, 6K).

Leading hitters: N, Neal Matson 2×3, 2SB, RBI; Jason Kurth 2B.

Record: N 10-2.

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