AUBURNDALE – Auburndale scored six runs in the first and third innings to roll past Neillsville 16-6 in a nonconference softball game Friday at Auburndale High School.
Samantha Stanton had three hits, including a three-run home run in the sixth inning for Auburndale to finish off the game due to the 10-run rule.
Kaitlyn Kundinger and Erin Griesbach each had three hits and two RBIs in the victory for the Eagles (15-5).
Emma Moseley had three hits and scored twice for Neillsville (17-4).
Both teams open WIAA postseason play Monday with a regional semifinal. Neillsville hosts Elk Mound in a Division 3 matchup, and Auburndale will be at Edgar in Division 4.
Eagles 16, Warriors 6
Neillsville 202 011 - 6 11 1
Auburndale 606 013 - 16 16 1
WP: Hailey Grimm. LP: Delaney Rochester.
SO: Rochester 1; H. Grimm 0. BB: Rochester 5; H. Grimm 1.
Top hitters: N, Bella Opelt 2x4, 2B; Emma Moseley 3x3, 2B, 2 runs; Terren Stockheimer 2B; Kylie Boyer 2B. A, Samantha Stanton 3x5, HR, 3 runs, 4 RBIs; Kaitlyn Kundinger 3x4, 2B, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Erin Griesbach 3x4, 2B, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Ashlyn Grimm 2B, 2 RBIs; Kimmie Lundgren 2 RBIs.
Records: Neillsville 17-4; Auburndale 15-5.