Bulldogs Blast Wolverines in Non-Conference TiltIssue Date: May 5, 2022
Allison Peters struck out each of the nine hitters she faced as Peshtigo blanked Crivitz 26-0 in three innings on Tuesday.
The Bulldogs scored nine runs in the first inning and 16 in the second. Peters scored four runs batting out of the leadoff spot, with one hit and three walks. Bethany Ahrens scored four runs with two RBIs, doubling for one of her two hits and walking twice.
Emma Gilligan and Sydney Lund scored three runs each. Gilligan had two hits and an RBI.
Peshtigo batters walked 13 times in the game.
Peters struck out two batters looking and seven swinging in her perfect game. It was her second straight perfect game after she faced the minimum in a five-inning win over Little Chute on Friday.
Marinette Takes Loss
The Marinette Marine softball team recorded a loss to the Lux-Casco Spartans Thursday evening in Marinette, falling to a 5-0 final verdict.
The loss saw the Spartans' M. Bouche get things rolling on the scoreboard with a third inning run. She was followed by teammate A. Vandermuese and G. Kahr on runs to give the Spartans a third inning 3-0 lead.
During the fifth the Spatans posted a second Vandermuese run while finishing the night's scoring off in the sixth with a run from L. Adams.
Although the Marines failed to tally a run during the game they were finding hits with only two strikeouts being added up by the entire squad.
Marines Post Big
Win Over Little Chute
The Marinette Marines got the bats going early and never let off the gas pedal Friday evening when they took down the Little Chute Mustangs 10-0.
Marinette posted one run in the first inning while getting three more over the second. A four run fifth inning and a two run sixth was Marinette needed to stop the contest early at six innings.
Wyn Erdman had everything to do with the success the Marine enjoyed on the day as she struck out 13 over her six innings.
The Oconto Blue Devil girls defended their home turf Saturday afternoon against the Kewaunee Storm who rolled into town for a 7-4 defeat.
The Storm were first on the scoreboard in the third inning. Posting two runs before Oconto answered in the bottom half of the inning, tying the game at 2-2.
During the bottom of the fourth inning Oconto posted a four run effort, helping to create a little padding between them and the Storm.
"We really don't have a lot of pitchers this year," said Oconto head Coach Brian Sohrweide. "Ive been working some new girls into the pitching circle. But the girls have been doing very well we just don't have the full bullpen we want right now."
Oconto wrapped up their scoring in the sixth inning with a single run while Kewaunee narrowed the lead but fell short with two runs in the top of the seventh and final inning.
Oconto's Annika Schleuter posted the pitching win over her seven innings allowing seven hits and four runs (three earned) while walking two. She struck out seven on the night.
Wolverines Post Win
Over Menominee Indian
The Crivitz Wolverines ended a Tuesday night match up with the Menominee Indian girls with a victory after piling on the runs in a 14-4 final verdict.
The Wolverines responded to a Menominee Indian one run first with two runs in the bottom of the first.
Crivitz then increased the lead in the second frame with three runs before the Menominee Indian girls posted two in the top of the third.
Crivitz added five in the third inning and four more in the fifth for their ten run lead which ended the game two innings early.
Crivitz's Megan Pusick took the pitching win for the Wolverines allowing just two hits and three earned runs while walking four and striking out two.
Wausaukee Wins Over Wausaukee; Coach Stoltenberg Reaches 300th Win
The Wausaukee Rangers were the victors in a shootout of a softball match as the Rangers hit 20 runs home while holding the hard hitting Cavaliers of St. Thomas Aquinas to 12.
But beyond the win the Rangers celebrated a special moment with long-time Wausaukee head coach Sue Stoltenberg. After the win Stoltenberg's career win mark hit its 300ty victory. A massive feat for a softball program that has over the years produced some of the area's best teams.
The game played in Wausaukee was actually a home game for the STAA girls.
Peshtigo's Sixth Inning Rally Pushes Them Past Northland Pines
Peshtigo left it late, but the Bulldogs pulled out a 9-2 win over Northland Pines on Saturday, with all nine runs coming in the sixth inning.
Northland Pines got on the board in the fourth after an error put the leadoff runner aboard and another error scored her.
To that point, the Bulldogs had put three runners in scoring position but hadn't been able to bring one home. That changed in the sixth, when Bethany Ahrens singled, Akira Smalls singled, and Sydney Lund laid down a sacrifice. Sam Kodric and Sam LaCoursiere walked, and both Tori Jandt and Rylie Ellie were hit by pitches.
Allison Peters got an RBI, Emma Gilligan doubled home two, and Smalls was hit by a pitch.
Smalls, Peters, and Gilligan would all come around to score, with Lund doubling home a pair. It was Smalls' second run of the inning.
Up until the sixth, Peshtigo's bats were held at bay by the Northland Pines pitcher.
"Their pitcher did a nice job of keeping us off balance," Peshtigo coach Matt Lacoursiere said.
Northland Pines got one back in the bottom of the sixth, but Peshtigo was in the clear with Ahrens on the mound.
She pitched all seven innings, striking out 12 and allowing two runs (one earned) on two hits, one walk, and one hit batter.
Peters is Perfect in Peshtigo's Win Over Little Chute
Allison Peters continues to impress in the circle, holding Little Chute without a baserunner in a 14-0 win over the Mustangs on Friday.
Peters struck out 12 of the 15 batters she faced to pick up the five-inning perfect game.
At the plate, she doubled and scored in the first inning to give her team the lead. It was the first of two runs she scored in the game, the other coming after a fourth-inning walk.
Sam Kodric walked and scored twice, Tori Jandt was 1-2 with two RBIs and two runs, and Rylie Ellie had a two-RBI single in the second, going 2-2 in the game.
Bethany Ahrens was 3-4 with three RBIs and a run scored. Emma Gilligan was 2-3 with two runs and three RBIs.
Bulldog Bats Are Too Much for Vikings in D.H. Sweep
Peshtigo beat Gibraltar in both games of a doubleheader on Thursday by a combined score of 47-0.
In game one, Bethany Ahrens threw a three-inning perfect game, striking out seven of the nine hitters she faced. The Bulldogs won 23-0.
On the offensive side of things, Peshtigo got a 2-3 day from Allison Peters with two RBIs and three runs, a 2-2, three-run outing from Emma Gilligan, a 1-1, three-run game with one RBI from Ahrens, and a 2-2 game from Sam LaCoursiere, scoring twice with an RBI.
Sam Kodric, Sydney Lund, and Rylie Ellie scored twice each, and Akira Smalls was 1-1 with three runs scored and two RBIs. Tori Jandt went 2-3 with five RBIs and two runs.
In game two, Smalls pitched a no-hitter in a 24-0 win. She struck out five over three innings, and allowed just three batters to reach, with one on a walk and two on hit batters. It was her first appearance in the circle for the Bulldogs this season.
Jandt was 1-2 with a double, three runs scored, and two RBIs. Faythe Rich was 2-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs, and Avery Kehoe was 3-3 with two runs and four RBIs.
Presley Plym, Emma Heider, Lauren VanWinkle, Lainie Weddel, and Ellie each scored three runs. Smalls scored two runs.
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