MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield Junior Devils Legion baseball team had two big innings and earned a doubleheader sweep over Marathon on Thursday at Jack Hackman Field.
Marshfield scored all nine of its runs in the third inning of Game 1 and held on for a 9-7 win. The Junior Devils closed out the doubleheader with a 6-0 win in five innings, scoring five times in the first inning.
Brock Bennington had three hits and two RBIs, Chandler Schmidt had two hits and two RBIs, and Ben Dietsche had two hits and drove in a run in the opener for Marshfield (8-6).
Aden Cherney threw a one-hit shutout in the second game for the Devils, and had a double and two RBIs at the plate.
Marshfield will play a doubleheader at Fond du Lac on Saturday.
Marshfield 9, Marathon 7
Marathon 003 000 4 - 7 8 1
Marshfield 009 000 x - 9 13 2
Marathon roster not provided.
WP: Brady Schmidt.
SO: Schmidt (6 1/3 inn.) 2, Henry Zaleski (2/3 inn.) 0. BB: Schmidt 5, Zaleski 0.
Top hitters: MARSH, Xane Adler 1x2, 2 runs; Brock Bennington 3x3, 2B, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Ben Dietsche 2x4, RBI; Sloan Welch 1x4, 2 RBIs; Schmidt 2x4, 2 RBIs.
Marshfield 6, Marathon 0
Marathon 000 00 - 0 1 5
Marshfield 510 0x - 6 6 0
WP: Aden Cherney.
SO: Cherney 5. BB: Cherney 2.
Top hitters: MARSH, Cherney 2B, 2 RBIs.
Records: Marathon not reported; Marshfield 8-6.