Coleman Claims M&O; Peshtigo Tops Packerland ConferenceIssue Date: May 17, 2018
Coleman Shellacks Gillett/Suring
The Coleman Cougars posted a resounding 15-0 win over the hosting Gillett/Suring Hornets baseball team Thursday night.
Coleman opened the action with eight first inning runs while continuing the onslaught into the se cold inning with two additional runs.
After five innings the Cougars were ahead 15-0 thanks to a five run fifth inning.
Seth Seefeld took the mound win allowing one hit while striking out four. The loss was taken by Ethan Hischke who allowed eight hits, 10 runs (two earned) and four walks while striking out five.
At the plate the Hornets were led by Hischke and Tyler McDougal who both posted one of two perfromances.
For Coleman Cole Woulf was three of four with two runs and an RBI while Austin Marquardt was two of four with two hits while.
Wausaukee Bags Win Over STAA/Lena
The Wausaukee Rangers hosted the STAA/Lena Cavaliers Thursday night and hardly defeated them 24-0.
It was all Wausaukee all game, as the score shows. The Rangers were quick to take that big lead as 14 runs crossed home over the opening frame. Another five came across in the second while the third saw another five run push.
The game was over in five innings with Andrew Schroeder taking the win.
Gillett/Suring Defteas Elcho
In a non conference match the Gillett/Suring Hornets lost to Elcho in eight innings 9-8.
Gillett/Suring's Josh Reed was two of four with one run scored, Jeremy Missall was two of three with one run while Ethan Hill went two of three with one run.
Crivitz Blows Away Goodman-Pembine
The Crivitz Wolverines turned their Friday match up with the Goodman=Pembine Patriots into a hitting clinic as they blasted their way to a 20-1 Five inning win.
The Wolverines could not be stopped in this one. After a quite first inning the Wolverines went wild, scoring two in the second and 16 in the third while wrapping up with six over the fourth.
At the plate the Wolverines were led by Jonah Behrendt with a three of four plate showing with four runs and four RBIs.
Tyler Shubert was two of two with on run and three RBIs.
The Patriots Haagen Braaten and Stanley Marusczak both posted one of two showings.
Coleman Survives Gibraltar
The Coleman Cougar Baseball team survived a close 3-2 verdict against the visiting Gibraltar Vikings Saturday afternoon.
Coleman scored all three runs over the top of the third and held the Vikings to zero points until the sixth when they managed to squeak in two runs. A scoreless seventh provide the Cougars with the 3-2 win.
Mason Risner had two hits along with Sam Kuchta and Cole Woulf who both got two hits.
Seth Seefeldt took the mound win over five innings with two strikeouts to his name. He also whipped 14 first strike pitches.
Coleman Avenges Loss Over Crivitz
The Coleman Cougars who saw the crivitz Wolveines defeat them for the first time in four years got a chance to get a little revenge Monday night as they defeated the Wolverines in their second meeting 5-4.
The game was tight from start to finish as the Wolverines opened up the game with two runs. Coleman fired back with two in the bottom of the first.
The second saw the Cougars get an edge as they held the Wolverines from the plate and grabbed the lead with two runs in the bottom.
Crivitz made it a 4-4 game over the third and then fell silent along with the Cougar bats over the next three innings.
In the bottom of the seventh the Cougars piushged across the all important one run that bagged the win.
Jaden Werner was saddled with the pitching loss allowing five hits, five runs (two earned) and five walks. He struckouty six along the way.
Austin Marquardt took the win with 10 strikeouts. He allowed five hits, four earned runs and one walk.
At the plate Marquardt was two of three with two runs while Cody Vandenack was one of three with one run. Crivitz's Jakob Voss was two of three with two runs while Werner went one of three with one run.
Late Score Pushes Wausaukee Past Niagara
Monday's game against Niagara was a heartbreaker for the Wausaukee Rangers, as they lost the lead late in a 7-4 defeat. The game was tied at four with Niagara batting in the top of the ninth when Landon Kaldor doubled on a 1-2 count, scoring two runs.
Niagara got things moving in the first inning. Josh Weder grounded out, scoring one run.
In the top of the seventh inning, Niagara tied things up at four when Weder doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs. Anthony Hansen led things off on the hill for Niagara. He allowed three hits and one run over five and two-thirds innings, striking out 13 and walking one.
Mathew Delfosse was on the mound for Wausaukee Rangers Varsity. He went six and two- thirds innings, allowing four runs on six hits and striking out 14. Andrew Schroeder threw two and a third innings in relief.
Delfosse started the game for Wausaukee Rangers Varsity. He surrendered four runs on six hits over six and two-thirds innings, striking out 14
Wausaukee Rangers scattered eight hits in the game. Hayden Renikow, Kyle Struve, and Tyler Gruszynski each collected multiple hits for Wausaukee Rangers Varsity. Gruszynski, Struve, and Renikow each collected two hits to lead Wausaukee Rangers Varsity.
GillettSuring Takes Win Over Lena/STAA
The Gillett Suring Hornets hosted the Lena/STAA Cavaliers monday night, defeating them 10-4.
The Hornets posted up five runs over the first to things started and held the Cavvies to one run over the top of the inning for the early 5-1 lead.
Another one run over the second and two over the third kept the score just beyond reach for the cavies who found a late game push for three runs.
At the plate Jack Farley gave his Cavvies a three of four showing with two runs. Bryce Hoskings went two of four with one run and one RBI.
Tyler McDougal led the Hornets with a two of three showing with two runs and two RBIs.
On the mound Zach Cops was nailed with the loss allowing eight hits, 10 runs (nine earened) and five walks while striking out three.
Ethan Haschke got the win with nine strikeouts. He allowed six hits, three runs (two earned) and three walks over his five and a third innings.
Wausaukee Falls Hard To Crivitz
The Wausaukee Rangers fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 21-5 loss to Crivitz on Tuesday. Crivitz scored on a triple by Jaden Werner and a groundout by Vinnie Jopex in the first inning.
The Wausaukee Rangers Varsity struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Crivitz, giving up 21 runs.
Crivitz fired up the offense in the first inning, when Werner tripled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
Crivitz scored 14 runs in the third inning. Crivitz batters contributing to the big inning included Werner, Ethan Pelicin, Kougar Wanger, Tyler Shubert, Aaron Tormey, and Jakob Voss, who each had RBIs in the inning.
Charlie Johnsen got the start for Crivitz. He surrendered two runs on three hits over one inning, striking out one and walking one.
Kyle Struve led things off on the mound for Wausaukee Rangers Varsity. He lasted two innings, allowing eight hits and ten runs. Hayden Renikow and Cole Caylor entered the game as relief, throwing two innings and one inning respectively.
Wausaukee Rangers Varsity smacked one home run on the day. Mathew Delfosse had a dinger in the fourth inning.
Wausaukee Rangers Varsity collected nine hits on the day. Struve and Delfosse each managed multiple hits for Wausaukee Rangers Varsity. Struve went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead Wausaukee Rangers Varsity in hits.
Crivitz scattered 14 hits in the game. Werner, Tormey, and Johnsen all had multiple hits for Crivitz. Werner led Crivitz with four hits in five at bats.
Coleman Takes M&O Championship
The Coleman Cougars took a 14-3 win over the hosting Niagara Badgers to secure the 2018 M&O Baseball conference Champion.
Coleman Gots the train rolling in the first with four runs and kept building up steam over the second with four more runs. That train never stops and bowled over the Badgers with six more runs before the game was called in the fifth.
Niagara's scoring push only existed for a brief time as they plied in three over the third inning.
Austin Marquardt recored three hits for the Cougars along with Blake Forner and Zack Manning who both had three as well.
Seth Seefeld pitched five inning on his way to the mound win. He got four strikeouts along with 16 first pitch strikes.
Denmarks Late Surge Downs Marinette
A four-run seventh inning propelled the Denmark Vikings to a 6-3 win over the Marinette Marines on Friday, May 11.
Neither team scored until the fifth inning, when Denmark broke the deadlock with a two-run inning.
Denmark got four in the seventh, with a Marine two-run rally coming up short.
Matt Eldredge started the game for the Marines, going five and a third, while allowing two runs. He walked five batters and allowed four hits, while striking out four Vikings.
Rylie Nelson had a 3-for-3 day at the plate, while Adam Wahl and Trey Bretl each added doubles and RBIs.
Marinette Drops Two to Waupaca
The Marinette Marines made it close in the first game of a doubleheader with Waupaca on Saturday, May 12, but the second game ended in a 19-run win for the Comets.
In the first game, Tyler Fayta went 3-for-3 and Rylie Nelson was 2-for-4 as the Marines couldn't complete the comeback, falling 6-5. Kyler Kruse took the loss for the Marines, pitching two and two thirds and allowing three runs.
In the second game, the Marines were out of it from the first inning, when Waupaca piled on nine runs, followed by five more in the second and culminating in a 19-0 win.
Carter Bourgeois took the loss for the Marines on the mound.
Kingsford Clips Menominee 6-4
Menominee couldn't overcome a five-run inning by Kingsford on Thursday, May 10, as they fell 6-4.
The Maroons scored two in the fourth and two in the sixth, but couldn't do the same in the seventh.
Ethan Russell scored half the Maroon runs in a 2-for-3 day to lead the team.
Jason Janquart was the hard-luck loser on the mound, going two and two thirds and allowing one run. He didn't allow any hits, but walked three batters.
Ben Stanish got the win for Kingsford with two hitless innings.
Peshtigo Pounds Algoma in Packerland Match-Up
Peshtigo beat Algoma 14-0 in five innings on Thursday, May 10, scoring five runs in the first inning and holding the lead with a solid game from Brock Bero on the mound.
Bero threw all five innings, allowing just two hits and one walk and striking out two.
"Brock threw really well for us, going the distance and holding Algoma down," Bulldogs coach Neal Henrigillis said. "I was very happy that our hitters came out aggressive early, scoring five runs in the first. Our approach at the plate has been improving as the year has gone on."
The Bulldogs got runs from Trevor Bloch, Nick Nielson, Mitch Ahrens, Jake Gordon and Darren Dionne in the first inning.
Peshtigo struck again in the second, getting five more runs from Reif, Brandon eick, Ahrens, Gordon and Dionne.
Gordon and Dionne each had two runs in the game, with Gordon getting an RBI and Dionne adding two.
"Our guys were ready form the get-go today," Henrigillis said. "We have started to define who we are as a team and hopefully as a program, which is tough gritty at-bats, solid pitching and sure defense. We have been preaching to the guys that this being our first year in a new conference is a program-building year. Our players have served notice to, I believe, many people this year. My hope is the community gets out and supports this group, which is a fantastic bunch of young men who represent our city and school in an outstanding manner."
In addition to it being the team's first year in the conference, it's also Henrigillis's first season as coach for the Bulldogs, who wrapped up the Packerland title with a doubleheader win over Gibraltar on Tuesday.
Peshtigo Cruises to Victory Over Southern Door
Peshtigo defeated Southern Door on Saturday, May 12, starting slow but getting the bats rolling to cruise to a 12-3 win.
The Bulldogs were scoreless in the first two innings, but Riley Reif and Brandon Eick came around to score runs in the third. Trevor Bloch, Reif, Nick Nielson and Eick woud score in the fourth to blow the game open for the Bulldogs.
"It took us a while before our bats came alive, but when they did, it was in a big way," Bulldogs Coach Neal Henrigillis said. "We have hit a bit of a groove and hopefully it's at the right time, with a conference title on the line and playoffs just around the corner."
Eick got on base four times and scored three runs in the game to lead Peshtigo. Mitchell Ahrens scored two runs as well in a 2-for-3 performance, as Peshtigo was able to get most of the team on the scoresheet. Travis Plym was 2-for-4 with an RBI.
"Today was a complete performance for us," Henrigillis said. "We got four pitchers to work and all of our hitters got an at-bat.
Nielson got the win, going four innings, allowing one run and striking out three.
Bulldog Takes Two from Gibraltar, Wins Packerland Title
Peshtigo won a doubleheader against Gibraltar on Tuesday, sealing the Packerland title in the team's first year in the conference since moving from the M&O.
The first game ended 4-1 in favor of the Bulldogs, which clinched the conference title. The second game was a non-conference matchup, ending 5-1 in favor of Peshtigo.
Bulldogs coach Neal Henrigillis said the team played with a chip on its shoulder this season after seeing the preseason rankings from the Packerland coaches.
"We sealed a conference title tonight. It's an awesome feeling to do it at home and to accomplish this goal in our first year," Henrigillis said. "In the preseason, the coaches had ranked us seventh of nine teams, so we had a chip on our shoulder. Our guys have worked hard all year and this is just the first of many goals we have in front of us, but I'm pleased and happy for our guys."
The Bulldogs lost just one game in conference play. They are now 14-4 on the season.
Peshtigo put a runner on third in the first inning, but didn't score until the third, when Trevor Bloch walked and came around to score. Nick Nielson scored to make it 2-1.
The Bulldogs made it 4-1 with a pair of insurance runs from Mitchell Ahrens and Darren Dionne.
Nielson pitched the first five innings of the game, getting the win. Dionne pitched two scoreless innings in relief, striking out three.
Peshtigo put the pressure on early in the second game, with three runs in the first inning. Jared Madsen, Riley Reif and Nick Nielson scored runs, with Jared Potkay and Travis Plym scoring the insurance runs for the Bulldogs.
Nolan Lemke had two RBIs for Peshtigo, going 2-for-3 in the game.
Jake Gordon started the game, going three innings and getting the win. Brock Bero came in to close out the game, allowing one run on two hits.
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