WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Aaron Livernash tossed a complete-game two-hitter to lead the Wisconsin Rapids Assumption baseball team to a 7-1 nonconference win over Port Edwards on Thursday at Witter Field.
The game was a home game for Port Edwards.
Livernash struck out 12 and walked three, while allowing just two singles to earn the win for the Royals, their first of the season (1-2).
Jack Klatt had two doubles, a single and two RBI, and Ryan Shaw and Parker Gehrke each added a pair of hits for Assumption.
Assumption plays a Marawood Conference South Division game at Auburndale on Friday at 4:45 p.m.
Royals 7, Blackhawks 1
Assumption 120 013 0 - 7 9 3
Port Edwards 100 000 0 - 1 2 2
WP: Aaron Livernash. LP: Carsen Orheim.
SO: Livernash 12; C. Orheim (5 1/3 inn.) 8, Jacob Orheim (1 2/3 inn.) 1. BB: Livernash 3; C. Orheim 3, J. Orheim 1.
Top hitters: A, Ryan Shaw 2x3, 3 runs, RBI; Jack Klatt 3x4, 2 2Bs, 2 RBI; Parker Gehrke 2x4, 2 runs; Cade Statz 2B, RBI.
Records: Assumption 1-2; Port Edwards 2-1.