GREENWOOD – Greenwood/Loyal scored five runs in the first two innings and went on to roll past Marathon 9-1 in a nonconference softball game Thursday.
Kaitlyn Lindner threw a complete-game three-hitter for the Greenhounds (14-7), and also had a single, a double and an RBI at the plate in the win.
Kayla Bremmer hit a two-run homer in the first inning and finished with four RBIs, and Mesa Rasmussen was 3-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored for Greenwood/Loyal.
Greenwood/Loyal will play a WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal at Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau, and Marathon (8-14) will be at Mondovi in a Division 4 regional semifinal, both on Monday.
Greenhounds 9, Raiders 1
Marathon 000 010 0 - 1 3 3
Greenwood/Loyal 230 022 x - 9 9 1
WP: Kaitlyn Lindner. LP: Kayla Radtke.
SO: Radtke 2; K. Lindner 1. BB: Radtke 2; K. Lindner 2.
Top hitters: M, Allison Wokatsch HR, RBI. GL, K. Lindner 2x3, 2B, RBI; Kayla Bremmer HR, 4 RBIs; Mesa Rasmussen 3x3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs.
Records: Marathon 8-14; Greenwood/Loyal 14-7.