TOMAHAWK – Landen Williamson struck out nine as the Marathon Legion baseball team reached the title game of the Class A regional with a 2-1 win over Tomahawk Friday.
Marathon plays for the title at 3 p.m. Saturday against the winner Mosinee/Tomahawk matchup that will be played earlier in the afternoon.
Williamson went 2 for 3 with a double to lead Marathon’s offense against Tomahawk, and Ryan Gassner went 2 for 3 as well.
Karter Underwood and Isaac Barber both added doubles as Marathon improved to 12-8.
Ryan Gassner went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBI, and Nathan Martin drove in two runs as well in the tournament win.
Matt Braun earned the win as he allowed five hits and struck out four.
Alex Blume went 2 for 3 for Marathon, and Brooks Repking added a double.
18U East Zone national tourney
STERLING, Va. – The Central Wisconsin Voodoo posted a 2-1 record in bracket play and remain alive in the tournament
Central Wisconsin lost its first bracket game 9-4 to the WHC Fever. The Voodoo rebounded to beat the Maryland Chill 11-0 and the Lady Fireballs 9-6.
The Voodoo play at 9:40 a.m. Saturday.