MAUSTON – The Edgar and Auburndale baseball teams opened their Marawood Conference South Division schedule with a doubleheader split Tuesday at the Woodside Sports Complex.
Due to wet field conditions, the series that was supposed to take place with single games at Edgar on Monday and Auburndale on Tuesday was moved to Woodside Sports Complex for a doubleheader.
Edgar won Game 1 7-3 and Auburndale responded with a 12-8 victory in the nightcap. Edgar was playing its season-opening games, while Auburndale moves to 1-3 overall.
Keghan Hartway went 4-for-4 with three RBI, and Peyton Dahlke added three hits and scored twice in the Game 1 win for Edgar.
Alex Willfahurt and Ian Brown each had three hits for Auburndale.
In Game 2, Auburndale overcame an early 4-0 deficit by scoring all 12 of its runs between the second and fifth innings, busting the game open with five in the fourth and four more in the fifth.
Blake Raab picked up the win, going six innings with five strikeouts. He also had three hits and drove in a pair of runs for the Eagles.
Willfahrt, Kaden Anderson and Tim Schmitt added two hits and two RBI each in the victory.
Everet Brehm went 4-for-5 and scored twice for Edgar.
Wildcats 7, Eagles 3
Auburndale 000 300 0 - 3 13 0
Edgar 030 022 x - 7 14 0
WP: Ashton Schuett. LP: Aden Cherney.
SO: Cherney (4 inn.) 4, Ian Brown (2 inn.) 2; A. Schuett (4 1/3 inn.) 7, Jordan Bunkelman (2 2/3 inn.) 4. BB: Cherney 4, Brown 0; A. Schuett 2, Bunkelman 0.
Top hitters: A, Alex Willfahrt 3x4; Brown 3x3, run; Connor Brandl 2x3, 3B, RBI; Kaden Anderson 1x3, 2B, RBI; Blake Raab 2x3, RBI. E, Bunkelman 2x3; Peyton Dahlke 3x4, 2B, 2 runs; Keghan Hartway 4x4, 3 RBI; Justin Davis 2x4.
Eagles 12, Wildcats 8
Edgar 220 000 4 - 8 12 6
Auburndale 012 540 x - 12 10 4
WP: Raab. LP: Leyton Schuett.
SO: Huehnerfuss (3 inn.) 0, Bunkelman (1 inn.) 1, L. Schuett (1/3 in.) 1, Gagas (1 2/3 inn.) 3; Raab (6 inn.) 5, Richardson (1 inn.) 0. BB: Huehnerfuss 2, Bunkelman 3, L. Schuett 3, Gagas 2; Raab 2, Richardson 1.
Top hitters: E, Everet Brehm 4x5, 2 runs; L. Schuett 2B, RBI; Bunkelman 3B, RBI, 2 runs; Davis 2x4; Graveen 2x4, 2B, 2 RBI. A, Willfahrt 2x3, 2B, 2 RBI; Caden Weinfurter 3 runs; Sloan Welch 2 runs; Tim Schmitt 2x5, 2 runs, 2 RBI; Anderson 2x3, 2 RBI; Raab 3x5, 2 RBI.
Records: Edgar 1-1 overall and Marawood Conference South Division; Auburndale 1-3, 1-1 Marawood Conference South Division.