GREENWOOD – Cody Learman went 2 for 2 and hit a solo home run in the third inning that put his team in the lead for good as Greenwood downed Neillsville 4-2 Thursday.
The loss was Neillsville’s first in the Cloverbelt Conference East Division.
Sam Neville went 2 for 3 with two RBI to lead Neillsville
WP-Logan Johnson. LP-Sam Neville. HR-Cody Learman
Columbus Cath. 8, Loyal 7
MARSHFIELD – Kienan Mintee went 4 for 4 with a double as the Dons edged the Greyhounds in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division.
WP-Jeremy Binder. LP-Alec Anderson
Owen-Withee 11, Gilman 1
OWEN – Winning pitcher Kole Karaba allowed two hits over five innings and fanned nine, while Hayden Houts and Lance Renderman each had three RBIs to carry the Blackhawks past the Pirates.
WP – Kole Karaba. LP – Trevor Lepak. BB – Lepak 7; Karaba 3. SO – Lepak 3; Karaba 9. 3B – Owen-Withee, Kole Karaba . 2B – Owen-Withee, Lance Renderman, Hayden Houts.
Marshfield 6, Wis. Rapids 2
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Daulton Varsho hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning, and Trevor Schwecke and Devin Zahradka both had two hits as the Tigers won the Wisconsin Valley Conference matchup.
WP-Jack Donahue. LP- Matt White. HR-M, Daulton Varsho.
Greenwood 7-4, Neillsville 2-10
GREENWOOD – Maddison Lucas limited the Warriors to two runs and scattered 10 hits to enable Greenwood to claim a win over the Warriors in the opener of a doubleheader.
Taylor Henchen collected three hits and finished with four RBI to help Neillsville salvage a split with Greenwood.
WP – Maddison Lucas. LP – Diestler. BB – Diestler 1; Lucas 2. SO – Diestler 5; Lucas 1. 2B – Greenwood, Lexi Hinker, K Nigon, Taylor Opelt.
WP – Allison Pfeiffer. LP – Lexi Hinker. BB – Madison Lucas 0, Hinker 1; Pfeiffer 0. SO – Lucas 0, Hinker 0; Pfieffer 3. 2B – Greenwood, Lexi Hinker; Neillsville, Taylor Henchen (2), Allison Pfeiffer.
Stratford 12, Newman 2 (6)
STRATFORD – Brittany Bredemann went 4 for 4 with a triple and three runs scored, while Case Kolbeck and Kaylee Geiger each added three hits for the Tigers who dispatched the Cardinals with eight runs in the bottom of the sixth inning.
WP – Liz Krumm. LP – Taylor Jankowski. BB – Jankowski 0; Liz Krumm 1. SO – Jankowski 3; Krumm 7. 3B – Newman, Abbey Fox, Lauren Fech; Stratford, Brittany Bredemann, Tanna Wirkus, Kaylee Gieger (2). 2B – Newman, Mikayla Tomsyck; Stratford, Wirkus.
Spencer 10-15 Colby 0-0
SPENCER – Mandie Schultz had four hits, including a double, and six RBI to spark the Rockets to a sweep over the Hornets.
Macie Weber homered and Marisa Johnson scored three times in the opener.
WP – Tynae Phillips. LP – Jenna Goodwin. BB – Phillips 1, Marisa Johnson 1; Goodwin 7. SO – Phillips 2, Marisa Johnson 1; Goodwin 4. HR – Spencer, Macie Weber. 2B – Spencer, Mandie Schultz.
WP – Macie Weber. LP – Jenna Morrow. BB – Morrow 12; Marisa Johnson 2, Weber 0. SO – Morrow 7; Johnson 1, Weber 4. 2B – Spencer, Mandie Schultz.
Auburndale 19, N. Lutheran 9 (6)
AUBURNDALE – Sydney Schmutzer had three hits and Kelly Brokish drove in three runs and Auburndale pounded the Wildcats.
WP – Heidi Gehrke. BB – Gehrke 7. SO – Gehrke 6. 2B – Auburndale, Jenna Ertl.
Gilman 19, Owen-Withee 0
GILMAN – Breana Piekarz went 4 for 4 with four RBI as the Pirates beat the Blackhawks in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division matchup.
WP-Emily Johnson. LP-Stephany Heggemeier.
D.C. Everest 6, Marshfield 1
MARSHFIELD – Jordyn Ostrowski scored two first half goals and Maddie Mittelsteadt scored a goal and an assist as the Evergreens took down the Tigers in a Wisconsin Valley Conference matchup.
“Our defense played really well in the first half,” Tigers coach Steve Lindner said. “We played even the first 40 minutes, but we allowed two little opportunities and they took advantage of it.”
First half: 1, DCE, Jordyn Ostrowski (ua) 27:05; 2. DCE, Ostrowski (McKenna Gilmore) 30:25.
Second half: 3, DCE, Kayla Huber (Maddie Mittelsteadt) 45:52; 4. DCE, Mittelsteadt (ua) 49:21;5. DCE, Livia Seymour (Hannah Mourey) 56:40; 6. DCE, Kenzie Bradley (ua) 78:29; 7. M, Darian Molter (Walker Guzowski) 78:45.
Saves: DCE, Meuret 3; M, Andrea Carolsi 5.