WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Edgar baseball team kept pace with Stratford atop the Marawood Conference South Division standings with a 13-2 win over Assumption on Thursday at Witter Field.
The Wildcats are now 10-1 overall and 5-1 in the Marawood South, tied with Stratford for the top spot.
Edgar scored six times in both the third and fourth innings to pull away, winning in five innings via the 10-run rule.
Alec Sullivan and Aaron Livernash each had RBIs for the Royals (3-9, 0-6 Marawood South).
Konnor Wolf earned the win for Edgar, striking out five.
Drew Guden, Austin Dahlke, Jordan Bunkelman and Brady Lemmer each had two hits for the Wildcats.
Edgar plays at Athens and Assumption is at Rib Lake on Friday.
Wildcats 13, Royals 2
Edgar 016 60 - 13 9 2
Assumption 200 00 - 2 6 5
WP: Konnor Wolf. LP: Aaron Livernash.
SO: Wolf 5; Livernash (3 inn.) 0, Nolan Hartman (2/3 inn.) 1, Ben Elsen (1/3 inn.) 1, Parker Gehrke (1 inn.) 0. BB: Wolf 1; Livernash 5, Hartman 3, Elsen 1, Gehrke 0.
Top hitters: E, Drew Guden 2x4, 2B; Austin Dahlke 2x2 2B; Jordan Bunkelman 2x4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Ashton Schuett 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Brady Lemmer 2x2, 2 runs, 2 RBIs. A, Alec Sullivan 1x3, RBI.
Records: Edgar 10-1, 5-1 Marawood Conference South Division; Assumption 3-9, 0-6 Marawood South.