Prep baseball roundup: Mishicot's Stueck no-hits Man. Lutheran

Prep baseball roundup: Mishicot's Stueck no-hits Man. Lutheran

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Prep baseball roundup: Mishicot's Stueck no-hits Man. Lutheran

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The last no-hitter in Manitowoc County occurred on July 6, 2010 — at least it was the last before Saturday.

Mishicot senior Jeff Stueck accomplished the feat in Game 1 of a doubleheader against visiting Manitowoc Lutheran, striking out 15 and walking just one. In doing so, he became the first player from the area to register a no-hitter since Alex Nebel of Two Rivers did the same in a 4-0 win in the second game of a doubleheader against Plymouth just under four years go.

The Indians would go on to win Game 1 6-0 and lose Game 2 11-0 in six innings but the only thing on the mind of Mishicot coach Zach Sand was Stueck’s gem.

“It was really cool to watch, it was a special moment,” Sand said of the no-hitter. “Jeff threw the best game I’ve ever seen him throw.”

Only two Lancers reached base, one on a walk in the third and another on an error. Mishicot’s offense, for its part, kept chipping away runs Stueck never needed. The Indians scored once each in the third and the fifth innings and twice in the fourth and sixth.

Mishicot’s Derek Cornils went 4-for-4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI to help give his pitcher all the run support he’d need in Game 1.

For Lutheran, Kyle Staudt took the loss, allowing six runs — two earned — on eight hits while striking out seven and walking three.

As much as Game 1 belonged to the Indians, Game 2 was all the Lancers.

Lutheran opened the game open in the third, scoring four runs before adding five more in the fourth and another pair in the sixth.

“It really was a tale of two games,” Sand joked. “As dominant as we were in the first game Lutheran did the same to us.”

Ethan Hillmer (2-for-3) had a double and a 2-run home run to power Lutheran’s offense while teammate Justin Kupsky (2-for-4) drove in a run of his own.

Earning the complete-game win for the Lancers as Jared Muench, who scattered four hits over six innings and struck out seven compared to two walks.

Mishicot’s Drew Honzik took the loss, lasting three innings and allowing seven runs — four earned — on five hits and five punch outs.

Weston Cracraft (1-for-2) also drew a walk to lead the Indians offense in Game 2.

Valders 5-5, Chilton 2-6

The visiting Vikings split the doubleheader with the Tigers, taking Game 1 5-2 before dropping Game 2 6-5.

Valders trailed 2-1 in Game 1 entering the seventh, but was able to score four runs to hand Jon Shimon the win for the Vikings. Shimon went the distance while striking out seven and allowing two runs — on earned — on five hits.

Logan Christel was 1-for-4 for Valders, but hit a 2-RBI single in the seventh to plate the go ahead runs.

In Game 2, it was Chilton’s turn for late inning heroics. The Tigers scored twice in the top of the seventh to break a 4-4 tie and held off a late Vikings rally for the win.

Zach Schuh took the loss for Valders, allowing six runs — four earned — on 10 hits.

D.J. Madson (1-for-3) had a pair of RBIs to lead the Vikings offense.

Ashwaubenon 11-9, Man. Lincoln 0-2

The host Ships dropped both games of the doubleheader with the Jaguars, falling 11-0 and 9-2 in Games 1 and 2, respectively.

Brennan Mrotek took the loss in Game 1, throwing six innings and allowing seven hits. He also led Lincoln’s offense, going 1-for-2 with a triple.

In Game 2, Mrotek (1-for-3) once again paced the Ships offense by driving in a run while teammate Ben Kohls (2-for-3) hit a double.

Byron Anderson started and threw four innings in the loss for Lincoln as Ashwaubenon jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two innings and never looked back.

Roncalli 1-8, Brillion 7-3

The host Jets split the doubleheader with the Lions, dropping Game 1 7-1 before taking Game 2 8-3.

Brillion scored six runs in the first two innings in Game 1 and Roncalli couldn’t recover as Chris Flowers took the loss for the Jets. Flowers allowed seven runs — four earned — on 10 hits and six strikeouts.

Jared Patek paced Roncalli’s offense by going 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and a run scored.

In Game 2, Patek (3-for-4) again led the charge by driving in three runs while teammate Jonathan Roberts (2-for-4) had two RBIs of his own and scored twice.

Roberts also picked up the win on the mound, allowing three runs — one earned — on three hits.

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