WITTENBERG – Tyler Soulsby and Ben Lee combined on a one-hitter as the Amherst baseball team shut out Wittenberg-Birnamwood 2-0 in a Central Wisconsin Conference East Division game Tuesday at Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School.
Soulsby allowed one hit and two walks in six innings, and Lee finished things up with a scoreless seventh inning for the Falcons.
Wyatt Blaskowski, Matt Glodowski and Tyler Kennedy each had two hits in the win for Amherst, which is now 13-5 overall and 8-1 in the CWC East. The Falcons lead the standings with three conference games remaining.
Amherst hosts Bonduel on Thursday.
Falcons 2, Chargers 0
Amherst 000 011 0 - 2 7 0
Wittenberg-Birnamwood 000 000 0 - 0 1 1
WP: Tyler Soulsby. LP: No. 4 (name not provided). SV: Ben Lee.
SO: Soulsby (6 inn.) 2, Lee (1 inn.) 1; No. 4 1. BB: Soulsby 2, Lee 0; No. 4 1.
Top hitters: Wyatt Blaskowski 2x3; Matt Glodowski 2x3; Tyler Kennedy 2x3.
Records: Amherst 13-5, 8-1 Central Wisconsin Conference East Division; Wittenberg-Birnamwood 6-7, 5-4 CWC East.