CHIPPEWA FALLS – The Marshfield softball team dropped its first game of the season, losing a nonconference game at No. 6-ranked Chippewa Falls 6-1 on Monday.
Hannah Aldrich picked up the win for Chippewa Falls (11-0).
Sandy Costa took the loss for Marshfield (5-1).
Hannah Aldrich earned the win for the Cardinals, scattering eight hits while striking out eight.
Madalen Bornbach hit a solo home run in the sixth inning for Marshfield’s only run. Brookly Bohman and Shylah Brogan each had two hits for the Tigers.
Marshfield will play a Wisconsin Valley Conference game at D.C. Everest on Tuesday. The two teams are tied for first place in the conference with 3-0 records.
Cardinals 6, Tigers 1
Marshfield 000 001 0 - 1 8 0
Chippewa Falls 020 400 x - 6 7 0
WP: Hannah Aldrich. LP: Sandy Costa.
SO: Costa 4; Aldrich 8. BB: Costa 8; Aldrich 1.
Top hitters: M, Brooklyn Bohman 2x4; Madalen Bornbach HR, RBI; Shylah Brogan 2x3. CF, Paige Steinmetz 1x4, 3B, 3 RBI; Madyson Baker 3x4, RBI; Mykie Buhrow 2x2, 2B.
Records: Marshfield 5-1; Chippewa Falls 11-0.