Area Teams Wrap Up Regular Season's,Begin Regional ActionIssue Date: May 24, 2018
Bobcats Bounce Crivitz in Non-Conference
The Crivitz Wolverines traveled to Florence Thursday night to take on the Bobcats who defended their home diamond 17-7.
The Wolverines posted a run in the first inning thanks to a Riley Mueller single and a Kieren Gribben RBI.
Over the second the Wolverines got things going with a Sarah Bublitz base which was obtained after she was hit by a pitch. Jaz Zak singled while Brook McFadden recorded an RBI. Maggie Swanson reached next off a single and was brought home with Zack on a two RBI triple by Kailee Golla.
Swanson scored a run in the fourth off a Saige Nelson single while Nelson scored the last run of the evening for the Wolverines in the sixth off a Gribben single.
At the plate Mueller was three of four with one run and one RBI. Gribben was two of two with two RBIs while Swanson ended her evening two of three with two runs and an RBI.
Sarah Bublitz took the mound loss for the Wolverines while K. Seldon bagged the win for the Bobcats with one strikeout to her name. She also allowed two walks, 12 hits and seven runs while hitting two batters.
Gillett/Suring Survives STAA's Swat
The Gillett/Suring Hornets were persistent during Thursday nights contest with the visiting Lena/STAA Cavaliers and were able to come away with seven stings to the Cavaliers four stabs and the plate.
The Cavaliers where first to strike as two runs crossed home in the first innings for the 2-0 lead, which was held onto for most of the game.
During the top of the third the Cavaliers stung the Hornets with two more runs.
But that 4-0 lead was not to stand for long as the Hornets returned fire with three runs in the bottom of the third. With another scored in the fourth the Gillett/Suring girls tied things up 4-4 with half a game to play.
After stopping the Cavvies in the top of the fifth the Hornets buzzed their way into the lead as three of the girls in black and yellow flew home for the 7-4 lead, which was defended over two more innings for the win.
At the plate the Cavvies were led by L. Dean who went two for two. Millie Benson recorded a one of two day with two runs while Marley Carviou was one of three with one run and one RBI.
For the Hornets Faith Sorlie was three of four with two runs. E. Umentum was three of four with an RBI.
Taking the mound win for the Gillett/Suring girls was Sydney Young. The pitching ace struck out five while allowing seven hits, four runs (two earned) and three walks over her seven innings.
The loss was saddled by Carviou who allowed 11 hits, seven runs (five earned) and two walks over six innings.
Coleman Sets Destroys Niagara In Big Cat Attack
The Coleman Cougar softball squad has a head of steam going into the tournament as they took down the Niagara Badgers Thursday night 11-0.
It was a big cat attack that the Badgers are wishing that could take back. Starting quickly the Coleman girls blasted in runs by Caitlin Huberty, Lauren Osterberg, Kyla Manning and Kailey Klimek. Klimek rounded off the first inning scoring with a triple.
The second inning was more of the same as the Cougars slashed their way to another four scores. This time it was Maddy Hoida Manning, Annabelle Kotecki and Klimek that crossed home.
With runs by Hoida, Huberty and Manning over the third, along with great defense and pitching the whole way through, the Cougars were able to bag the 11-0 win.
Kotecki came away with the pitching win. Her biggest innings were the first, where she set down three hitters with "K's" and the fourth which was a two strike out up and down inning. Kotecki strikeout 10 over her five innings and recorded 15 first strike pitches.
At the plate for the Cougars Beth Gannigan was two of three. Huberty was two of four with two runs while Kotecki and Osterberg both recorded two of four showings at there plate with one run each.
The only hit of the night that was earned by the Badgers came off the bat of J. Payette who was one of two on the night.
Rangers Cap off Season With Win Over Patriots
In a non-conference battle the Goodman-Pembine Patriots were taken down by the visiting Wausaukee Rangers Friday night 10-0.
After a scoreless first inning from both sides the Rangers were able to get the board to light up. Madelyn Schlies singled while Allison Versaskas hit the RBI.
The Patriots were stonewalled over the second by Versaskas who struck out three.
M. Schlies blasted a single during the fourth that was good enough for two runs to get in. By the end of the inning Wasusaukee led 5-0.
The fifth turned into a log flume of runs that the Patriots could do little to stop. Kylee Smith single to start off, Allison Versaskas reached off an error while Sammy Gruszynski blasted a single that brought the two home. Sirinia Tyler was up next and swatted a single that brought in Gruzynski. Callie Orlando wrapped up the scoring when she brought home Maddison Renikow off a single.
At the plate the Rangers were led by Madelyn Schlies with a two of three showing with two runs and two RBIs Tyler went two of three with on run and three RBIs while Brooke Lesperance was one of one with one run and two RBIs.
On the mound Versaskas took the win but it was shared with Lexi Zak who finished off the last inning. The two allowed no hits over the course of the match. Winning pitcher Versaskas struck out five while Zak got two "K's". Versaskas gave up one walk.
K. Berger took the loss for the Patriots with one strikeout to her name. She allowed 11 hits, 10 runs (four earned) and four walks.
The Three Lakes girls softball team was no match for the high powered Cougars of Coleman who blasted the invading forces 10-0 over five innings Friday night.
A bit slow to start, this match up certainly didn't end that way as the Coleman girls pushed one run across the plate during the first.
Then the dam broke and with it a flood of green runners as the Cougars piled up five second inning runs and four fourth inning runs to secure the early win, thanks to a little defense that held the Three Lakes girls back.
Annabelle Kotecki ended the night with a two of two showing at the plate with one run and four RBIs. Michaela Zeitler was one of three with two RBIs while Maddy Hoida ended the evening one of three with one run and two RBIs.
Three Lakes' Sowinski was one for one at the plate while G. Dalpeinle got the other hit during her one for two showing at the plate.
Taking the pitching win Kotecki recorded eight strikeouts. She allowed only two hits all game while giving up zero runs and walking only two.
Sowinski took the loss striking out two. She gave up seven hits, 10 runs (nine earned) and seven walks.
Cavvies Split Double Header With Eagles
The Lena/STAA Cavaliers took one and dropped on in a dog blue header with hosting Stephenson. Game one was taken by Lena/STAA 18-8 while the Eagles bagged game two 15-1.
A real rollercoaster double header. One team way up then the other. Game one saw the Cavvies go wild with 1 run in the first, 2 in the second frame while a five runs crossed in the third for a 8-6 lead. Nine runs over the fourth ended the game early for the Cavvies.
Mille Benson took the pitching win with five strikeouts while allowing two hits, eight runs and five walks.
At the plate the Cavvies' Lillian Sellen was three of four.
During game two Stephenson took over. Stopping the Cavvies to just one second inning run.
The winning pitcher in game two was Stephenson's Nadia Namin who struck out three while allowing seven hits, one run and five walks.
Sellen was saddled with the loss allowing seven runs and 10 walks.
Marinette Finishes Conference Season With a Win
Marinette finished the regular season off strong against Fox Valley Lutheran on Friday, May 18, winning in six innings.
Syd Nemetz was sharp again, pitching five innings of two-hit ball, walking two and striking out five.
At the plate, McKenzie Bebo crushed a home run and scored three teammates in her 3-for-4 day. Jordan Boettcher went 3-for-3 with two RBIs and Chloe Lambie was 2-for-3 with a triple. Nemetz had a good day at the plate as well, plating two teammates on two hits.
Marinette is a No. 5 seed in the Division II playoffs.
Marines Shutout Panthers in NEC Contest
Marinette pitcher Syd Nemetz was almost untouchable Thursday, May 17, holding Oconto Falls to just two hits in a 6-0 Marine win.
Nemetz allowed a lot of contact, with only three strikeouts over the seven innings, but the Panthers didn't the ball hard, getting just two hits and two walks in the game.
Oconto Falls' two hits came from Katelyn Albrecht and Aly Fabry, who each went 2-for-3.
Marinette put two runs on the board in the third inning and padded the lead with four in the sixth.
Chloe Lambie, Matti Renikow and McKenzie Bebo were each 2-for-3 in the game for the Marines, while Jordan Boettcher was 2-for-4.
Lambie and Boettcher had two RBIs apiece, while Bebo and Renikow each crossed the plate twice.
Bulldogs Blast Maroons With Late Outburst
Peshtigo beat Menominee 10-1, though the game was close until the sixth inning, when the Bulldogs hung five on the Maroons.
Peshtigo scored one in the first and never trailed. They added three more in the third and one in the fifth before the big sixth inning.
Shae Tonn didn't allow a hit or run in her five innings of work, striking out five Maroons along the way.
For Menominee, Izzy Berger allowed 12 hits and took the loss, striking out two.
Grace Wickman scored three runs, building up three hits on the day. Tonn and Mattie LaCoursiere were each 2-for-4 for the Bulldogs as well.
Menominee Takes a
Pair From Manistique
Menominee sent Manistique back up M-35 with two big losses on Friday, May 18, winning 14-5 and 10-1.
In the first game of the night, Emma Anderson and Karley Plutchak had three hits apiece, each scoring two runs on the night. Hannah Ries was 2-for-2 with a run.
Sarah Barrette got the game one win, going seven strong, striking out four and allowing five runs on three hits and five walks.
The Maroons didn't start hot, with Manistique holding a 4-2 lead going into the bottom of the fourth. The Maroons scored 11 in the fourth and fifth, combined, however.
In the second game, Emma Laatch allowed just one run in seven innings to get the win, striking out five and allowing only four hits and a walk.
Plutchak was 4-for-4 with two runs scored. Barrette walked four times and scored four runs. Izzy Berger was 3-for-4 with a run scored.
Oconto Rallies to Down Algoma
Oconto closed out strong against Algoma to get the 3-1 win on Friday, May 18.
Algoma took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning, but Oconto would get the last laugh.
The Blue Devils took a 2-1 lead in the sixth, padding the lead in the seventh with a third run.
Mackenzie Honish was dominant in her seven innings of work as a pitcher. Aside from one home run allowed, she was virtually unhittable.
She struck out 13 over seven innings, allowing just two hits and walking two.
Lauryn Nerenhausen, Kalista Susa and Ellen Sohrweide each scored runs for the Blue Devils. Susa and Sohrweide each had two hits.
Hallie and Hannah Wusterbarth each had RBIs.
Peshtigo takes Two Non-Conference Tilts from Kingsford
Peshtigo dominated a doubleheader against Kingsford on Saturday, May 19, winning both games by at least nine runs.
The Bulldogs hopped on the Flivvers early in the first game, with runs from Shae Tonn, Olivia Lewis and Grace Wickman. Lewis would score three runs in the game.
Lewis scored her second run in the second inning, singling and scoring on a two-RBI double by Wickman. Lexy DeBriyn had an RBI double as well, bringing the Bulldog lead to 6-1. The Bulldogs added three more in the third and two in the fifth, ending the game with a 12-3 win.
Tonn started the game, going five innings and allowing three runs. She struck out three and allowed five hits.
In game two, it took the Bulldogs a bit longer to get started. The Flivvers scored three runs in the first inning. The lead lasted until just the second inning, however.
Emma Frederickson and Mattie Lacoursiere each singled and scored to cut the lead to one, with the Bulldogs taking the lead for good in the third.
The same two Bulldogs scored runs in the third to take the lead, combining for eight runs scored between the two.
Frederickson was 4-for-4 with four runs scored, an RBI and three steals, while Lacoursiere singled and walked three times. Batting behind the pair, Mckenna Evancheck had four RBIs.
DeBriyn started game two, going the distance with seven strikeouts along the way. She allowed three runs on six hits, walking four.
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