Coleman Edges Crivitz To Stay Unbeaten
Coleman Slips Win Past Wolverines in Extra Inning Win
The Crivitz Wolverines put up a fight in Coleman Monday night as they went blow for blow with the hosting Cougars who went on to win the contest 1-0 during the eighth inning.
Coleman mound man Austin Marquardt did an excellent job at keeping the Wolverine hitters at bay, allowing only two hits and one walk over eight innings.
After a long defensive battle that saw neither team make it to third base. The Cougars found the one run they needed to win. During the eighth the Cougars' Austin Tachick hit a single to left field. He advanced his way to third off an error before Austin Marquardt ensured the win in the next at bat. Marquardt sent a shot out to left field, giving Tachick enough time to tag up at third and make the game winning sprint to the plate.
Marquardt took the mound win during his complete game, striking out eight while allowing two hits and one walk.
Werner was slapped with the loss as he gave up five hits, one earned run and two walks. He finished the night with a single "K" to his name.
At the plate the Jordan Blanchard recored a two of three showing for the Cougars while teammate Marquardt was zero for three with an RBI. Tachick was one of three with a run.
At the plate for Crivitz Werner and Brandon Larue were the only two to hit as both ended the night with one of three showings.
Wausaukee Shuts Down Gillett/Suring
The Wausaukee Rangers cruised their way to an early 10-0 win over the visiting Gillett/Sruing Hornets Monday.
Cody Renikow opened the games action with a single while Andrew Schroeder made on base after an error. Kyle Struve brought in Renikow after which Matthew Delfosse hit an RBI single for the 2-0 lead.
The Hornets first try at the plate was shutdown by Ranger mound ace Delfosse who retired the first three hitters in order on strikeouts. Delfosse ended the day nealry perfect, giving up only a single hit.
After Hayden Renikow scored off a Struve RBI, Delfosse kept the strikeouts coming, again shutdown three consecutive hitters with "K's".
Justin Parr crushed a shot to deep center during the third inning, bringing in Tyler Gruszynski and Dustin Westphal.
During the fourth the Rangers piled on five additional runs. Delfosse reached with a single followed by Aiden Shaw on a single. Gruszynski hit an RBI single followed by Westphal on another RBI single. Parr along with Schroeder hit RBIs to end the inning.
Delfosse took the pitching win with 12 strikeouts. He allowed one hit and one walk.
Losing pitcher Lane Hischke recored two strikeouts while giving up 15 hits, 10 runs (seven earned) and two walks.
At the plate Cody Renikow was three of three with a run. Parr was one of one with three RBIs while Struve was one of four with one run.
The Hornets Sean Krueger was one of two for the only Gillett/Suring hit of the night.
Badgers Trounce Cavaliers in Six
The Cavaliers of Lena/St. Thomas Aquinas Academy welcomed the Niagara Badgers to Pedersen Ball Park Monday night in a matchup of M&O teams. Niagara put up five runs in the first inning and six runs in the sixth to secure a 15-3 win in six innings.
Niagara's Anthony Hansen earned the win, pitching two shutout innings allowing just one hit and one walk while striking out five batters. Zack Cops took the loss for the Cavs as he gave up nine runs (four earned) on 10 hits and two walks.
Tristin DeJardin led the Badgers with a 3-for-3 performance including two RBI and a run scored. Dylan Lantange and Dylan Neuens each went 2-for-3 for Niagara as well.
Jack Farley paced the Cavs offense with a 2-for-3 day featuring a double, an RBI and a run scored.
Braves Blast Bulldogs in Non-Conference Matchup
A non-conference game took place as the Peshtigo Bulldogs welcomed the Gladstone Braves to town Friday evening. The potent Braves' offense piled up 13 runs including six in the final inning to take the win over Peshtigo 13-0.
Nick Nielson took the loss for Peshtigo allowing three earned runs on three hits and a walk in two-thirds of an inning pitched. Brock Bero came in to pitch six and a third innings in relief.
Darren Dionne and Josh Biegler each recorded 1-for-3 plate appearances for the Bulldogs while Riley Reif and Cole Tackmier went 1-for-4 in the game.
Bulldogs' Lemke Lights Up Eagles
In his first varsity start, Peshtigo's Nolan Lemke pitched five shutout innings and allowed just two hits while the offense supported him with 14 runs. Peshtigo won their home matchup with non-conference foe Stephenson 14-0 in five innings, Monday evening.
While giving up just the two hits, Lemke went on to strike out six hitters. The two hits were recorded by Stephenson's two-hitter, Jesus Becerra, who finished 2-for-2 in the contest.
Peshtigo's offense went off for eight runs in the third inning and five more in the fourth. Mitchell Ahrens, Riley Reif, and Tyler Hess each recorded two hits for the Bulldogs. Reif, Hess and Darren Dionne all had multiple RBI in the game.
Bulldogs Take Pitching Duel Over Wausaukee
Thursday evening the Peshtigo Bulldogs hosted the Wausaukee Rangers in an M&O showdown.
Wausaukee's Matthew Delfosse and Peshtigo's Cole Tackmier went toe-to-toe in a pitcher's duel to decide the matchup. With runs tough to come by, it was going to be decided by who made the first mistake.
The Rangers struck first in the top of the third inning as Aaron Schroeder connected on a base hit. Schroeder was plated on a sharply hit single to right field off the bat of Delfosee for a 1-0 Wausaukee lead.
Peshtigo quickly answered back in the bottom of the third as Riley Reif reached on an error and stole second base. Nick Nielson delivered a clutch, two-strike base hit that brought Reif around to score and tied the game at 1-1.
The Bulldogs took the lead in the fifth. Travis Plym led off the inning with a single. Plym, after six consecutive pickoff attempts, stole second base to put the go-ahead run in scoring position. Delfosse sat down the next two Bulldog batters. With two outs, Nielson reached base safely on a throwing error that allowed Plym to score and give Peshtigo a 2-1 advantage.
Darren Dionne delivered the save for Peshtigo coaxing two ground outs and a pop out to end the game.
Cole Tackmier earned the win for the Bulldogs, in five innings of work he allowed one unearned run on three hits, four walks and six strikeouts. Wausaukee's Delfosse was saddled with the loss. He gave up two runs (one earned) in six innings on five hits while fanning nine batters.
Tyler Hess led Peshtigo with a 2-for-3 plate performance while Nielson was 1-for-3 with two RBI. Schroeder was 2-for-4 for the Rangers with a run scored.
Coleman Uses Big Fifth for Win Over Peshtigo
It was a good old-fashioned showdown between the county B rivals Saturday afternoon as the Peshtigo Bulldogs hosted the Coleman Cougars. Coleman used five runs in the fifth inning to secure a 6-1 win over Peshtigo.
Austin Marquardt led off the top of the first inning with a walk for Coleman. Marquardt came around to score on a single off the bat of Jordan Blanchard as they quickly grabbed a 1-0 lead. Peshtigo knotted the score at 1-1 in the fourth. Tyler Hess reached on an error, stole second base and scored when Josh Biegler singled to left field.
Coleman grabbed the lead for good in the fifth. The Cougars piled up five runs on three hits and two walks. Austin Tachick's two RBI single highlighted the inning while Cole Woulf added an RBI single.
Cougar ace Matt Osterberg shut down the Bulldogs the rest of the way and secured the 6-1 win for Coleman. Osterberg pitched five shutout innings, allowing just two hits and striking out 11 batters. Darren Dionne took the loss for Peshtigo, pitching four and two-thirds innings, allowing six runs (three earned) on six hits, four walks and four strikeouts.
Jake Steeno and Cole Woulf led the Cougars at the dish, each recorded a 2-for-4 day. Peshtigo's Josh Biegler went 2-for-3 in the game and Riley Reif was 2-for-4.
Crivitz Shellacks Gillett/Suring
The Crivitz Wolverines Baseball team had no troubles taking care of the visiting Gillett/Suring Hornets Thursday evening, defeating the invading yellow and black clad Hornets 10-1.
The Wolverines opened the action with a Jaden Werner run off a Jakob Voss RBI. Voss was quickly brought home by Tommy Sawinski who hit a run scoring sac fly to center.
The Hornets posted their only run of the evening during the second off a Sean Krueger double which he scored on.
Crivitz's big third inning was highlighted by a Brandon Larue two RBI double. After the third out of the inning the Wolverines found themselves on top 6-1.
Two more scores in the fourth and another one apiece over the final two innings gave the Wolverines all they needed to put away the visiting Hornets.
Larue secured the mound win with a whopping 11 strikeouts on the night. He allowed only three hits one earned run and one walk over his seven innings.
Losing pitcher Ethan Hischke allowed no hits and two runs over his one inning played. Cody Smith who carried the bulk of the pitching duties for the Hornets finished the night with four strikeouts, two hits, three earned runs and three walks over his three innings.
At the plate Larue also led the way with a one of three showing with three RBIs. Werner was one of three with two runs and one RBI.
Lane Hischke, Sean Kruger and Josh Reed all recorded one of three showings at the plate for the Hornets.
Coleman Completely Obliterates STAA/Lena
The St. Thomas Aquinas/Lena Cavalier baseball team could do little to stop the hot bats of the Coleman Cougars who ended the game in five innings thanks to an overwhelming 25-0 readout.
Coleman wasted absolutely no time in demoralizing the Cavaliers as they exited the first with a 8-0 lead. That lead just kept getting more massive as the innings progressed. They piled in another eight in the second, seven in the fourth and three in the fifth.
Niagara Runs Over Gillett/Suring
The Gillett/Suring Hornets were swamped by a nine run push by the Badgers over the first two innings as they fell 13-3 in five.
Landon Kaldor got things rolling for the Badgers by reaching base off an error. Ethan Blagec brought him in while Dylan Lantagne also reached on an error. Dylan Neuens made it on with a single while Anthony Hansen was hit by a pitch. Jacob Bousley slugged an RBI while Charlie Schaeffer seated an RBI double.
The Hornets posted two first inning runs. Lane Hischke was hit by a pitch and Tyler McDougal reached off an error. Hischke stole home and McDougal scored off a Sean Krueger single.
Niagara continued the hitting onslaught during the second. The biggest hit coming off the bat of Schaeffer who slugged a two RBI double, propelling the Badgers to a 9-2 lead.
Over the third the Badgers added one additional run thanks to an RBI triple by Lantagne.
The Hornets put up one more run over the third as Lane Hischke crossed in off a Josh Reed single.
Hansen and Schaeffer both scored during the fourth while teammate Kaldor capped off the night in the sixth with a run off a Blagec double.
STAA/Lena Bag Non-Conference Win
The STAA/Lena Cavaliers outdid the visiting Elcho Hornets 8-0 Tuesday night.
Riley Marquardt was first to post a run for the Cavaliers and was followed in the next inning by Levi Potter for the 2-0 lead.
The fifth inning saw four runs cross in for the Cavaliers. Potter, Zack Cops, Marquardt and Parker Younger helped to raise the lead to 6-0.
A Jack Farley run and a Cops run over the sixth gave the game its final score of 8-0.
Gillett/Suring Defeats White Lake
The Gillett/Suring Hornets took down the White Lake Tuesday night 11-1.
Lane Hischke, Sean Krueger and Cody Smith al crossed home during the first inning for a 3-0 lead. The Hornets continued the attack over the second and third innings where they added on eight more runs for the 11-0 five inning win. During the fourth inning Kruger crushed a three RBI single.
Smith took the mound win for the Hornets with nine strikeouts. At the plate Krueger was three of three with two runs and five RBIs.
Crivitz Defeats Wausaukee
The Crivitz Wolverines took down the Wausaukee Rangers Friday afternoon on the home field of thew Rangers 6-3.
Crivitz pushed across two runs over the second inning, Charlie Johnsen walked followed by Dawson Andrist who also walked. Johnsen went home a wild pitch while Andrist crossed home off a Jaden Werner sacrifice fly.
Wausaukee answered in the bottom of the inning with an Aiden Shaw run off an error.
Werner slammed a two RBI triple for the Wolverines over the fourth helping to push the Crivitz lead to 4-1.
Kyle Struve scored off a Shaw double during the sixth while Crivitz kept pace with two seventh inning runs off of RBIs from Werner and Aaron Tormey.
Dustin Westphal registered the final run of the evening for Wausaukee.
Crivitz's Tommy Sawinski took the mound win with 12 strikeouts. He allowed six hits and three runs (one earned).
Andrew Schroeder gave up two hits, four runs (one earned) while striking out five.
Werner led the plate attack for the Wolverines going two of three with four RBIs.
Denmark Slips Past Marinette
The Denmark Vikings came away with a 2-0 win over the Marinette Marines Tuesday evening.
The second inning is where the Marines ran into that two point wall. Were it not for a Spencer Hipke hit, Denmark's C. Paplham would have came away with a no hitter.
Hipke was one of three on the day.
Denmark's J. Satori was one of three with one RBI.
Matt Eldredge was saddled with the loss striking out seven while allowing four hits and two unearned runs.
Paplham needed the evening with five strikeouts and one allowed hit with four walks.
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