EIGHT-RUN SIXTH INNING PUSHES AUBURNDALE BASEBALL PAST ABBY/COLBY
AUBURNDALE – The Auburndale baseball team plated eight runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and held off a seventh-inning rally to defeat Abbotsford/Colby 10-7 in a nonconference game Thursday at Auburndale High School.
The game was tied 2-2 before the Eagles exploded for the eight-run sixth.
Abby/Colby responded with five runs in the top of the seventh before Ian Brown was able to wiggle out of the jam.
Caden Weinfurter had three RBI and Kaden Anderson drove in a pair for Auburndale (3-3).
Carlos Lara had a double and two RBI for Abbotsford/Colby (5-4).
Both teams return to action Friday with nonconference games. Auburndale will host Chequamegon and Abbotsford/Colby will travel to Stratford.
Eagles 10, Falcons 7
Abbotsford/Colby 001 100 5 - 7 3 1
Auburndale 002 008 - 10 8 5
WP: Ian Brown. LP: Brandon Diedrich.
SO: Diedrich (5 1/3 inn.) 7, Nick Olvera (2/3 inn.) 1; Alex Willfahrt (4 inn.) 0, Brown (3 inn.) 1. BB: Diedrich 5, Olvera 1; Willfahrt 1, Brown 3.
Top hitters: AC, JV Castillo 2 runs; Blake Bargender 2 runs; Diedrich 2B, RBI; Carlos Lara 2B, 2 RBI. AUB, Willfahrt 2B, 2 runs; Caden Weinfurter 1x3, 3 RBI; Kaden Anderson 2B, 2 RBI; Blake Raab 2x4, 2 runs.
Records: Abbotsford/Colby 5-4; Auburndale 3-3.