Marines Take Two From Truckers at HomeIssue Date: April 11, 2019
Marinette swept Clintonville in a doubleheader on Friday by 12-2 and 15-2 scores.
In the first game, Clintonville took a 2-0 lead in the second inning, but it wouldn't last.
In the third, the middle of the Marines' order got it going, with a couple errors helping Marinette score three runs courtesy of runs from Maya Carviou, Sydney Nemetz and Matti Renikow. Coach Josh Lacy praised their work at the plate on the day.
"All three of them are just terrific hitters and all three of them had a good day today," he said. "The middle of our order is really strong."
After a scoreless fourth, it was again that middle of the order that got things going. Carviou and Renikow got on base and Tatum Ihde knocked them home, then coming around to score on a Jordan Boettcher single. She then scored to make the lead 7-2. In the sixth, Marinette tacked on a crooked number as well, scoring five to take a 10-run win.
"That's a great response by our girls. We started putting some hits together and some runs on the board," Lacy said.
Carviou and Renikow each scored three runs in game one. Carviou went 3-for-4 with five steals and a double, Nemetz and Boettcher were each 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Boettcher added two runs. Hanna Ebsch hit a home run in the sixth inning.
Nemetz pitched six innings, striking out four and allowing two earned runs.
Her bat was key in the second game, as she slugged a grand slam and a double in the game. Carviou went 3-for-3 with three runs, Boettcher went 2-for-3 and Emma Kowalski got ahold of one for a home run of her own.
Contrary to the first game, Marinette got its work done early, scoring 12 runs in the first inning and never looking back, winning 15-2.
Bailey Thielen pitched for the Marines, striking out five in five innings of work. Both runs were earned, as Marinette played solid defense in both games.
After the game, Lacy, a first-year coach, was feeling pretty fortunate about the squad he inherited.
"I lucked into a really good situation here," he said. "It's a young group with a whole lot of sophomores and these girls can flat out play. Defensively, we're bordering on terrific, really good, and offensively, these girls can swing the bats. It took them just a minute to get it going but they did and when they get rolling they can really get rolling and put runs on the board."
Shutout of Lena/STAA
Coleman's pitchers combined to no-hit Lena/St. Thomas Aquinas Academy on Monday and the hitters weren't half bad either, scoring 16 runs in the shutout.
Cameron Compe and Sierra Pashek each pitched two scoreless, hitless innings for Coleman, walking two apiece.
Coleman Coach Jean LeVash commented on the strengths of the Cougar, "We have a solid catcher and infield and return our outfield from last season." A big void was left to fill with the departure of Annabelle Kotecki, the M&O's leading pitcher in 2018. "Cam will replace Annabelle from last year," said LeVash. "We're not quite where we were last year yet but Cam is a good pitcher and she will be a great pitcher down the road. I like what I see in her and she is just going to get better." The Cougars were able to get a better look at their future in Mondays game. "We got our second pitcher into today's game and got a look at some of the young kids that are fighting for a position.
Coleman scored eight runs in the fourth inning. Michaela Zeitler, Haley Forner, Pashek, Adelyn Salewski and Kailey Klimek each had RBIs in the inning.
Zeitler, Compe, Klimek, Forner and Hailey Ziemer each scored two runs for Coleman.
Zeitler went 2-for-3 at the plate with two triples and drove in three runs. Forner went 2-for-2.
Lena/STAA pitching also allowed 14 walks in the game.
For Lena/STAA it was their first time outside in the young 2019 season. Head coach Cindy Powers commented on her young team and their rebuilding effort, "We lost six seniors and have six freshmen that haven't played a lot of softball. I thought they did alright today against a good Coleman team." Coach Powers praised the efforts of her inexperienced pitcher Lillian Sellen and pointed to possible strengths of her young team. "I think our hitting and defense is going to be solid, we just need to get more experience. Everyone did well today considering it was their first real game."
Oconto Falls Swats
Out Denmark in
The Oconto Falls Panthers showed the Denmark Vikings how quickly they can pile on scores. In this one the Pantherds used a steady at times approach but also blew they game open with two big innings.
Starting the game off, the Panthers were able to post a triple helping of runs , which they added to during the third to make it 4-0.
Denmark made their first appearance on the score board during the bottom of the third where they pushed a single run across the plate.
Oconto Falls put another score up during the fifth before busting the game open during the sixth inning with four runs.
Denmark did however give the Panthers a bit of a late game scare tho as they found a way to muster a four run rally to bring the final score to 9-6.
At the plate the Panthers were led by Albrecht with a two of two showing that produced two runs and one RBI. Tolzman went one of four with two RBIs.
Denamrk's Duckart was two of four with two RBIs.
In the circle for the Panthers, ace pitcher Tolzman srtruckout two while allowing six runs on seven hits.
Denmark' Nys took the loss giving up four hits and six runs (two earned) and eight walks during her five innings. She also struck out three.
Crivitz Goes Wild
The Crivitz Wolverine softball squad was ready for action Friday afternoon as they took to hammering the Goodman-Pembina Patriots into the sand of the infield as they ended the night victorious 11-1.
The six inning match up saw the wolverines get things turning in the third inning. Sienna Guns started things off with a single while Saige Nelsen made it two runners on after a passed ball. Riley Mueller recorded the first RBI with a swat to shallow right field and was followed by Jasmine Zach with an RBI single to center.
Kieren Gribben powered up on a Patriot pitch, sending it soaring deep into center field for the double as well as two more RBIs for the Wolverines.
Zach brought home Meuller in the fourth while Bailey Bemis double in the fifth to score Brooke McFadden, who had reached after a double to right field.
Zach, Gribben, Sarah Bublitz and Bemis all recorded RBIs over the sixth inning for the early ending off the 10 run mercy rule.
The Wolverines' Meuller ended the night with a "W" on her pitching record. She pitched all six inning and allowed only one earned run off of four hits while striking out six and walking two.
Blue Devils Strafe
The Oconto Blue Devils let no woman cross the plate Friday afternoon as they defended their home field viciously with a 15-0 win overt the Sturgeon Bay Clippers.
The game would only last three innings. Quick as lightening the Blue Devils led up four runs during the first inning, five in the second and six in third to send the Clippers sailing home.
It was a nearly perfect night for Blue Devil pitcher K. Susa who struck out two while allowing only a single hit on the night.
Sturgeon Bay's Haese took the loss, giving up four hits, 11 runs (five earned) and 10 walks while striking out two.
Coleman in Softball
The Oconto Falls Panthers were on fire Saturday afternoon in Coleman as they blasted the Cougars 20-5.
The huge win saw the Panthers go wild over the first inning for a 9-1 lead. Coleman was able to push through two runs over the second inning and another two in the fourth which paled in comparison to the Panther' three run third and eight run fourth to close the game.
At the plate The Panther's Albrecht continued her winning ways with a four of four plate appearance. She slapped three RBIs in the process and crossed home there time. Hello was four of our with two runs and an RBI while Fabry was three of four with three runs and four RBIs.
Blaze Through Strom
The Oconto Blue Devils proved to be to much for the Kewaunee Storm to stop as the Oconto softballers blasted their way to a 13-3 victory.
The Blue Devils started their strafing run in the first inning where they amassed a five run lead.
Three more in the second inning and another in the third gave them a nice 9-0 lead. Kewaunee returned fire in the fourth with two runs while wrapping the game up with a single run in the fifth.
In the pitchers circle was Oconto's Susa who struck out six in her three innings. Brill pitched two for the Blue Devils allowing five hits and three earned runs.
At the plate Oconto's Wusterbarth was four for four with two runs. Sohrweide was three of four with four runs and five RBIs.
The Gillett/Surijng Hornet softball squad hosted the Crivitz Wolverines Monday evening and bagged the home field win 5-2.
The game was called after four innings due to inclement weather.
Starting the match Gillett posted two runs while Crivitz posted two to keep it tied over the first.
The Hornets were able to make some head room before the game was called by getting one run across during the second and two more during the third.
Winning pitcher during the match up was Gillett's Sydney Young who allowed five hits, two runs (two earned) and one walk while striking out five.
At the plate Gillett's Paige Krueger was one for one with one run and one RBI. Griffen was two of three with one run and one RBI.
Crivitz's Gribben went one for two at the plate with two RBIs.
The Oconto Falls Panthers posted a solid win over the Oconto Blue Dveils Tuesday 9-4 in Oconto Falls.
The Pantherds were pretty steady with their scoring in this one as they scored three in the first and followed with a single run in the second. Accent posted two during the first inning while bringing the score to 4-3 at the bottom of the third.
The Panthers were however abel to build a late game surge as they posted two over teach of the final two innings.
In the pitchers circle Tolzman got the win for the Panthers allowing seven hits, four earned runs and one walk while striking out five.
The Blue Devils' Susa was saddled with the loss giving up nine hits, seven runs (six earned) and one walk while striking out two.
At the plate the Blue Devils' Sohrweide posted a two of three showing with three RBIs to boot. Brill was one of two with one RBI.
Oconto Falls' Bell was three of four with one run and two RBIs while Huberty posted a two of five showing with two RBIs.
Crivitz in Close Match
The Wausaukee Ranger softball squad banged a nice conference win Tuesday evening in Crivitz when they defeated the Wolverines behind a 7-6 final score.
Crivitz got on the board first in this one employing a nice early game push. During the second inning with no scores tallied, the Wolverines saw Sianna Guns swat home Bailey Bemis off a triple. Riley Mueller hit a double soon after and got two RBIs in the process. Jasmine Zach made it a 4-0 lead after her single that brought in Mueller.
Wausakee However had an answer to the big inning. Madelyn Schlies got that solution going as she brought him,e Kaelyn Schlies off a short infield hit. Natalie Grutza got the next run in when she clubbed a shot out to center field for a single.
Over the fourth inning the Rangers surprises the Wolverine lead thanks to RBIs from Schlies, Kylee Smith, Amber Caylor and Avery Bartles, giving the Rangers the 6-5 lead.
Wausaukee made it seven during the fifth inning thanks to a triple by Kaelyn swchlies that she turned into a run scored after an error.
The Wolverines scored their sixth and final run during the seventh inning when Bailey Bemis brought home Brooke McFadden who had reach in the first at bat on a single.
The evening's winning pitcher was Wausaukee's Allison Versaskas who struck out three while allowing 15 hits and six earned runs.
Crivitz's Riley Mueller took the loss allowing 15 hits, seven runs (six earned) and five walks while striking out five.
Marinette Falls to
Lux-Casco in NEC
If you take away the fifth inning of Thursday's loss to Luxemburg-Casco for the Marinette Marines, it's a scoreless ballgame.
Unfortunately for Marinette, it doesn't work that way, so it goes in the books as a 5-0 loss as Lux-Casco scored all five of its runs in the fifth to defeat Marinette.
Just two were earned for pitcher Sydney Nemetz, who went six innings and allowed five runs on five hits, three walks and four strikeouts. A couple of errors hurt Marinette in the fifth.
The bats weren't red-hot for Marinette either, as they couldn't muster any offense off of Ally Dart, who didn't allow any walks to help out the Marine offense. She struck out five and allowed six hits on the night.
Nemetz did have two hits to lead the Marines. Matti Renikow, Abi Duda, Maya Carviou and Jordan Boettcher each had one hit.
Bulldogs Blitz Blazers
in Three 15-0
It took just three innings for the Peshtigo Bulldogs to beat NEW Lutheran 15-0 on Friday.
Peshtigo scored nine runs in the first inning, with 15 batters coming to the plate in the inning.
Mattie Lacoursiere scored two runs in the inning, with a handful of walks and errors assisting the Bulldog rout as well. Lacoursiere also had two RBIs.
Dreya Dietry had four RBIs in the game with two hits and a walk. Grace Wickman went 1-for-4 with a run and two RBIs. Kennedy Chmela was 1-for-2 with a run and two RBIs.
Sydney Lund scored three runs after walking three times.
McKenna Evancheck, Gabby Blohowiak and Grace Meyers scored two runs each, with Meyer coming on as a substitute to score twice.
Grace Wickman pitched for Peshtigo, striking out seven in three innings.
Oconto Falls Downs
Denmark scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, but it wasn't enough to catch the Oconto Falls Panthers on Thursday, April 4.
Falls scored three in the first inning to start things off, added another in the third and one in the fifth to take a 5-1 lead. They added four insurance runs, which helped them hold off a run in the sixth and the four in the seventh from the Vikings.
For the Panthers, Katelyn Albrecht went 2-for-2 with two runs and two RBIs. She walked three times. She was the only Panther with multiple hits, but seven different players had at least one hit and the team amassed 11 walks in the game.
Haley Bell scored two runs and A. Fabry and Joslyn Tolzman each had two RBIs.
Errors also played a big role in the game. The Panthers committed eight errors in the game and the Vikings committed nine.
Tolzman pitched all seven innings. None of the six runs she allowed were earned, as she allowed just seven hits and one walk.
Denmark's two pitchers allowed just four earned runs of the nine total runs.
Packer land Play
Peshtigo easily defeated Sevastopol on Monday 11-1.
Grace Wickman scored a run in the first inning to give Peshtigo a lead. With one in the second and two in the third, the Bulldogs took a 4-0 lead. They really broke things open in the fifth inning.
Wickman singled and came around to score, with Allison Dudka tallying two RBIs on a triple. She would score on a groundout.
Peshtigo got four more in the sixth to seal things, with Mattie Lacoursiere, Dreya Detry, Kennedy Chmela and Gabby Blohowiak each coming around to score runs.
Grace Meyers started the game as pitcher for the Bulldogs. Sevastopol's only run came in the final inning.
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