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Marinette JV Places 2nd in Regional Tournament
Issue Date: July 18, 2019
Marinette JV Falls
The Marinette JV Legion may have started the season a bit slow, going 1-7 to open the year, but have more than changed their course, entering the regional tournament Friday night with a record of 9-8.
Marinette opened this years regional tournament with a loss to a tough Clintonville team 11-10. Before beating Pulaski in the late game 9-6.
Clintonville got on Marinette early blowing up the score board for 11 runs before Marinette was able to start chipping away at the huge lead. With two runs to their names the Marinette boys started the climb in the sixth inning. They scored three to make it an 11-5 match up. But in the seventh Marinette was able to nearly surmount that lead, blasting five runner home for the 11-10 readout.
Game two was Marinette's chance to gain their composure, and they did so with a 9-6 defeat of Pulaski.
The Marinette JV Legion had a great season this year, coming back from an early season deficit in the win column to finish second in this years regional baseball tournament.
After falling to Clintonvile and then defeating Pulaski, Marinette was set to take on West DePere, who they defetaed 9-1 to make thier way into a rematch with Clintonville who they defetaed 8-4 to earn thier spot in the final against Bayport.
Marinette lost their championship round game to Bayport by way of an 8-2 readout.
Marinette scored first, getting Asaia Polazzo to the plate after a Preston Rehwinkel single for the 1-0 lead.
Bay Port answered with a two run push in the bottom of the inning off an RBI double.
It wasn't until the top of the fifth that Marinette was able to get their feet churning again. Marinette's Schroeder walked to get things going while Mitchell Peters hit a single. The peters hit gave Schroeder the plate helping to narrow the lead to 4-2.
Unfortunately for the Marinette JV boys it would be their last run of the evening as Bayport strung together another two to take the Regional championship.
Ashton Lebick took the loss for Marinette allowing four hits, two earned runs and three walks.
At the plate Marinette was led by Polazzo with a one of four showing with one run. Rehwinkel was two of three with an RBI.