EDGAR BASEBALL SWEEPS DOUBLEHEADER OVER ASSUMPTION
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Jase Apfelbeck had an RBI single to tie it and Harrison Graveen scored on a wild pitch to earn the Edgar baseball team a walk-off win and a doubleheader sweep of Wisconsin Rapids Assumption in Marawood Conference South Division action Thursday at Witter Field.
Edgar won the opener 12-9 and closed out the sweep with a 7-6 come-from-behind win in Game 2 of the twinbill.
In the first game, Edgar scored nine runs in the first three innings and held off a late rally by the Royals.
Assumption scored nine times in the final three innings to get to within three before Edgar got the final out.
Everet Brehm had three hits, Ashton Schuett had three RBI and picked up the pitching win with seven strikeouts in five innings, and Peyton Dahlke drove in four runs for Edgar.
Joey Moyer had three RBI and Connor Peters went 3-for-4 for Assumption.
In Game 2, Assumption led 6-0 after 4½ innings before the Wildcats rallied with three runs in the fifth, and two each in the sixth and seventh innings to snag the victory and improve to 3-3 overall and in the Marawood South.
Apfelbeck finished 3-for-4 for Edgar.
Nick Leberg and Nolan Hartman each had three hits and an RBI for Assumption (1-4, 0-4 Marawood South).
Edgar hosts Stevens Point Pacelli in a nonconference game, while Assumption will play a Marawood South contest at Auburndale on Friday. Both games start at 4:45 p.m.
Wildcats 12, Royals 9
Edgar 315 010 2 - 12 12 4
Assumption 000 114 3 - 9 8 3
WP: Ashton Schuett. LP: Aaron Livernash.
SO: A. Schuett (5 inn.) 7, Marcus Huehnerfuss (1 2/3 inn.) 2, Jordan Bunkelman (1/3 inn.) 0; Livernash (2 2/3 inn.) 1, Nick Leberg (4 1/3 inn.) 2. BB: A. Schuett 3, Huehnerfuss 5, Bunkelman 0; Livernash 5, Leberg 5.
Top hitters: E, Everet Brehm 3x4, 2 runs, RBI; Leyton Schuett 2 runs; Bunkelman 2 runs, 2 RBI; A. Schuett 3 RBI; Huehnerfuss 2B; Peyton Dahlke 2x4, 4 RBI; Brady Stencil 2x5, 2 runs. A, Ryan Shaw 2 runs; Jack Klatt 2x3, 2 runs; Leberg 3 runs; Parker Gehrke 2 RBI; Joey Moyer 3 RBI; Connor Peters 3x4.
Wildcats 7, Royals 6
Assumption 101 040 0 - 6 9 1
Edgar 000 032 2 - 7 9 3
WP: Bunkelman. LP: Klatt.
SO: Shaw (4 inn.) 0, Klatt (2 inn.) 2; Jase Apfelbeck (no name provided) (4 2/3 inn.) 4, Bunkelman (2 1/3 inn.) 3. BB: Shaw 0, Klatt 2; Apfelbeck 3, Bunkelman 0.