The Hortonville baseball team swept a doubleheader against Luxemburg-Casco on Saturday, winning 2-1 in the first game and 7-2 in the nightcap in Bay Conference action in Hortonville.
Joe Fassbender’s two-run single in the second inning gave the Polar Bears the win in the opener. Alex McIntosh pitched the final six innings and struck out seven.
In the second game, Marshall Stutz pitched 5 2⁄3 innings with two strikeouts and no walks to lead the Hortonville (15-3, 12-2) sweep.
WP: Alex McIntosh. LP: Caleb Willems. Leading hitters: Joe Fassbender H 2 RBI.
WP: Marshall Stutz. LP: Logan Joniaux. Leading hitters: Jake Diedrich H 2×4; Josh Toonen H 3×4, 2B; Connor Dougherty H 2B; Cole Kirchman LC 2×4, 2B; Jake Thyes LC 2B.
Wrightstown 4-2 , St. Mary Central 3-3
At Wrightstown, the Tigers scored four runs in the fifth inning and Nicholas Feldkamp pitched a complete game as Wrightstown won the first game.
In the second game, the Zephyrs scored in the eighth inning on a game-winning RBI by Ross Wolfgram to earn a split.
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WP: Nic Feldkamp. LP: Mac Blashka. Leading hitters: Griffin Jack SMC 2×2; Ryan Leick W 2×3.
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WP: Sam Hunt. LP: Alan Barta. Leading hitters: Caleb Davidson SMC 4×4; Ross Wolfgram SMC 3×4, RBI; Jordan Schmidt SMC 2×4.
Valders 5-5, Chilton 2-6
At Chilton, Ben Hertel was 4-for-4 with two RBI and Riley Friedrichs was 3-for-4 with two RBI as Chilton (7-5, 7-3) won the second game to earn the split.
WP: Jon Shimon. LP: Brandon Wollersheim. Leading hitters: Austin Criter C 2×3; Riley Friedrichs C RBI; Kade Fochs V 2×3.
WP: Riley Friedrichs. LP: Zach Schuh. Leading hitters: Ben Hertel C 4×4, 2B, 2 RBI; Riley Friedrichs C 3×4, 2B, 2 RBI; Ben Behnke V 2×3.
Brillion 7-3, Roncalli 1-8
At Manitowoc, Jacob Mathiebe pitched a complete game, allowing seven hits and one run while striking out seven, as the Lions defeated the Jets in the first game.
The Jets rallied for the win in the second game against the Lions by scoring six runs in the seventh inning.
WP: Jacob Mathiebe. Leading hitters: Graham Hasse B 3×4; Dontae Krizenesky B 4×4; Jacob Mathiebe B 2×4, 3B.
LP: Dontae Krizenesky. Leading hitters: Michael Rieder B 2B.
Verona 6-12, Kaukauna 4-9
At Kaukauna, the Ghosts jumped out to leads in both games of the doubleheader only to see Verona rally back to win.
Alex Meyerhofer led the Kaukauna offense, going 5-for-8 on the day, while Bryce Plate was 4-for-6.
WP: Moynihan. LP: Andrew Mahnke. Leading hitters: Pynnonen V 2×4; Ben Kortvedt V 3×4; Moynihan V 2×4; Alex Meyerhofer K 2×3; Mahnke K 2×3; Bryce Plate K 2×3.
WP: Volker. LP: Ryan Shavlik. Leading hitters: Moynihan V 2×5; Blake Laufenberg V 2×5; Eric Schmid V 2×5; Meyerhofer K 3×5; Logan Burton K 2×4; Plate K 2×3.