Wausaukee Bats Get Hot in Win Over STAAIssue Date: May 5, 2022
The Wausaukee Ranger baseball team posted a good win off some great hitting Monday evening 13-1.
"We put the ball in play," said Wausaukee Coach Jon Betts. "I thought our pitching was nice. We threw good strikes. Had a couple errors but it was pretty clean. STAA came out to hit tonight"
The Rangers got things rolling in the first frame off a Connor Schroeder single. Kamden Stumbris reached base after getting hit by a pitch and Schroeder made it home off a Will Koester single. Stumbris scored off an error for a 2-0 lead.
Wausaukee started the scoring up again in the third inning with four additional runs. Those runs were tallied by Koester, Prestin Brunette, Danny Suennen and Christian Deschane.
Koester and Brunette both scored again in the fourth.
STAA got on the board in the fifth inning when Yother singled and was later brought home off a Piasecki single.
"The guys have grown a lot so far this season," said STAA head coach Jack Farley. "The last time we played this team we gave up 14 runs in the first inning. We still have improvements to make but things are looking better."
Wausaukee wrapped things up with five runs in the sixth inning.
"Number one thing is you have to throw good strikes," said Betts. "You can't just give them free bases. I thought we pitched well tonight. We hit too many balls into the air tonight so we are going to need to work on that."
Wausaukee's Brunette took the pitching win allowing one hit and one earned run while Striking out five.
"Alot of these guys haven't played a whole lot of baseball over their lives, said Farley. "And only having the half season of practice that they have had, just helps a ton. We just need to get outside more, we have only had three outside practices."
Coleman Shuts Down
Niagara in Double Header
The Coleman Cougars were the victors over two games last Thursday, getting a win in a five inning match with the visiting Niagara Badgers, shutting the game down early with a 12-1 final readout and in the second match 5-0.
The Cougars went wild in the second frame of the competition, slamming the Badgers with eight runs.
Niagara saved themselves from a shutout in the third inning with a single run.
The Cougars posted one run in the fourth while adding three in the fifth to finish the evening's match.
Coleman's Noah Nosgovitz secured the pitching win with eight strikeouts to his name. He also had 18 first pitch strikes over his 4 innings.
During the second showdown the Cougars started the action early getting two in the first along with an additional three in the second inning.
Coleman Shuts Down
Wausaukee With Hefty Scoring
The Coleman Cougars were the undisputed victors of a game with the Wausaukee Rangers Friday evening, Sending the Rangers home with a massive 19-1 loss.
The onslaught started right out of the gates as the Cougars blasted in 10 first inning runs. It was followed by a one run second inning and an eight run fourth inning before the Rangers saved the shutout with a a one run bottom of the fifth.
Oconto Takes Two From
Sevastopol in DH Action
The Oconto Blue Devils won both games in a conference and non-conference doubleheader against Sevastopol in Oconto Thursday night.
The first game saw Oconto win 11-1. Devon Bostwick picked up the win pitching three scoreless innings with five strikeouts and no runs allowed, Conner Christenson picked up the save pitching three innings allowing just one hit, walking one with two strikeouts.
At the plate Oconto was led by Bradon Shallow going three for five with a double and two RBI's, Kyle Bowman was two for four with a double and triple and two RBI's and Rylie Anderson was three for four with a double and one RBI.
During the second game Oconto won 9-1. Alex Fuller picked up the win pitching five innings and allowing just one hit with five strikeouts.
Offensively Oconto had hits by Bradon Shallow, Ethan Wusterbarth, Kyle Bowman, and Devon Bostwick with a double.
The Wolverines hit hard and fast Friday afternoon in Gillett, leaving the Hornets reeling from a 14-0 shutout.
Crivitz set the tone of the match with their first hitter of their line up Eli Gruszynski who ripped a hard hit triple.
Gruszynski scored off a passed ball while Tegen Werner reached base on a walk. Seth Sellen brought in Werner off a fielder's choice.
The Wolverines made it a 3-0 lead in the first after Sean Christiansen brought in Jacob Behrendt off a double to right field.
During the second inning the Wolverines got two additional runs. The first a Kaiden Goltz run off a Dillan Gehm hit to the infield and a Gruszynski run off a Sellen sacrifice fly to deep right field.
Three more runs were tallied by the Wolverines in the third inning with Logan Goltz coming home off a single from Kaiden Goltz. Chad Schroeder and K. Goltz both scored runs off of errors during the inning.
The Wolverines biggest inning of the evening was the sixth where six runs crossed the plate. The highlight of the inning was a two RBI double from the bat of Schroeder who later scored off a Kaiden Goltz hit.
Taking the mound win was Jacob Behrendt who pitched six innings allowing two hits and no runs. He walked two while striking out four.
Gillett/Suring's Taran Haak suffered the loss for the Hornets allowing eight hits, eight runs (five earned) and two walks while striking out one.
At the plate, Crivitz's Gruszynski posted a four hit night in his five at bats. He also tallied two runs. Schroeder was two of four with two runs and two RBIs. Christiansen posted a two of three day with one run and two RBIs.
Coleman Bags Win
Over Two Rivers
During a Saturday afternoon match up, the Coleman Cougars and the Two Rivers boys were stopped by way of a 4-2 final readout.
The win saw the Cougars work from behind as Two Rivers got on the board first with a one run first inning. They stopped the Cougars from reaching the plate in the bottom of the inning.
Two Rivers increased the lead by one run in the top of the second before Coleman opened the door on a four run bottom of the second.
After the second the game turned into a defensive stalemate with the Cougars holding the two run edge till the end.
The Crivitz Wolverines posted a 7-3 win over the Lena Wildcats Monday evening in Lena.
The game was mostly a defensive battle with both teams scoring runs in the first inning before going scoreless over the next five innings.
Crivitz started things off with an Eli Gruszynski single which was followed by a Tegen Werner double. Gruszynski went home on a wild pitch while Werner crossed the plate off a Seth Sellen sacrifice fly.
Lena returned fire in the bottom half of the first with Tyler Shallow walking to lead off the inning.
Logan Shallow reached base after being hit by a pitch putting two Lena baserunners on.
Then John Kristoff stepped up to the plate and launched one over the fence for a three run homer and the lead.
Unfortunately for the Wildcats it was the last run of the night for their team.
Crivitz continued the scoring in the seventh frame when Chad Schroeder reached base on an error and was brought home on a Gruszynski single.
Gruszynski continued to do his part in the eight inning when he swatted a two RBI single.
Taking the mound win was taken by Wolverine Sean Christiansen who allowed two hits, three earned runs and two walks. He struck out 10.
NEW Lutheran Posts
Big Win Over Wausaukee
The Wausaukee Rangers lost a non conference matchup with the NEW Lutheran Blazers 25-7.
The loss saw the Blazers start working the bases early as they piled on three runs in the first, two over the second and six over the third for a 11-0 lead.
Before the Rangers could get on the board the Blazers posted an additional three runs.
In the bottom of the fourth, Wausaukee got its first runs of the night with four crossing the plate. An additional two Ranger runs crossed in during the fifth before the Blazers piled on a 12 run sixth inning.
Over the course of the game Wausaukee tried seven pitchers while the Blazers rotated through three.
Loss to Denmark
The Marinette Marine boys were unable to quell the Denmark Vikings Monday evening 6-0.
Denmark scored their first runs of the night in the third inning, adding three to take the lead.
One run in the fourth and two in the sixth was enough to take the win for the Vikings who held the Marines back from the plate over their seven innings.
"We definitely came in with a better approach this game", said Marinette Head Coach Mike Maedke. "We hit the ball hard but most hits went directly to a player. We went up and down the line up most of the game. Our pitchers threw the ball well. They did their jobs well. Denmark is a great team."
Bulldogs Best Blazers to
Pull Even on the Season
Peshtigo got back to .500 on the season with a 9-6 win over NEW Lutheran on Saturday morning.
The Bulldogs pulled to 5-5 behind the arm of Jake Berth and some early action from their bats.
Berth threw four innings, striking out eight and allowing two unearned runs on three walks. He did not allow a hit.
The Bulldogs spotted him two in the first inning. Trevor Marquardt, Koby Cuyler, and Will Boettcher all singled to start the inning, with the first two scoring.
In the second, Peshtigo's first two batters, Berth and Collin McMahon, were walked and hit by a pitch before RBI singles by Boettcher and Cuyler added to the lead. Trevor Walters added an RBI single, and Peshtigo led 6-0 after two.
It was Berth and McMahon again setting the table in the third. Both players singled and scored on RBIs from Maruqardt and Cuyler, respectively. Caleb Proft reached on an error and scored in the fourth to extend the lead to nine.
Landon Lemke took over for the fifth and allowed four earned on four hits and five walks. He struck out six.
Peshtigo's bats would go quiet after the fourth, but their early lead was enough to carry them home.
Marquardt was 2-5 with a run and an RBI, Cuyler was 3-5 with two runs and two RBIs, Boettcher was 2-3 with a run and two RBIs, and both Young and McMahon scored twice in the game.
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