AUBURNDALE – The Auburndale softball team split a pair of Marawood Conference South Division games on Tuesday at Auburndale High School, defeating Marathon 6-2 and losing to Wausau Newman Catholic 8-2.
In the first game against Marathon, Ashlyn Grimm tossed a complete game, allowing two runs, six hits and six walks, while striking out eight.
Erin Griesbach had a three-run home run in a four-run second inning and finished with four RBI in the game for the Eagles.
Samathan Stanton had two hits and scored twice, and Mya Krings had a double and two runs scored for Auburndale.
Newman Catholic pitcher Ashley Jankowski struck out four and did not walk a batter to defeat Auburndale in the Eagles’ second game.
Auburndale pitchers combined for 12 walks in the loss. Hope Schulte had two hits and an RBI for the Eagles (6-7, 3-6 Marawood South).
Auburndale will play at Marathon (3-13, 2-6 Marawood South) and Newman Catholic (5-6, 3-5 Marawood South) will host Wisconsin Rapids Assumption on Thursday.
Eagles 6, Raiders 2
Marathon 000 100 1 - 2 6 0
Auburndale 140 100 x - 6 10 3
WP: Ashlyn Grimm. LP: Kayla Radtke.
SO: Radtke 2; Grimm 8. BB: Radtke 3; Grimm 6.
Top hitters: A, Mya Krings 2B, 2 runs; Samantha Stanton 2x4, 2 runs; Erin Griesbach 3x3, HR, 4 RBI; Kimmie Lundgren 2B; Taylor Anderson 2B. M, Jada Prihoda 2B.
Records: Marathon 3-13, 2-6 Marawood Conference South Division; Auburndale 6-6, 3-5 Marawood Conference South Division.
Cardinals 8, Eagles 2
Auburndale 000 000 2 - 2 7 2
Newman Catholic 201 050 x - 8 6 0
WP: Ashley Jankowski. LP: Grimm.
SO: Jankowski 4; Grimm (4 1/3 inn.) 2, Anderson (1 2/3 inn.) 0. BB: Jankowski 0; Grimm 7; Anderson 5.
Top hitters: NC, Ava Sukanen 2x3, 2B; Anna Brown 2B. A, Hope Schulte 2x3, RBI.
Records: Auburndale 6-7, 3-6 Marawood Conference South Division; Newman Catholic 5-6, 3-5 Marawood Conference South Division.