MARSHFIELD JUNIOR LEGION TOPS WISCONSIN RAPIDS IN REGIONAL OPENER



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STEVENS POINT – The Marshfield Junior Legion baseball team won its 17U regional opener 9-3 over Wisconsin Rapids on Friday afternoon at Bukolt Park.


Marshfield trailed 3-1 before erupting for six runs in the fourth inning to take control.


Leadoff hitter Bennett Lang went 4-for-4 with three runs scored, Brady Schmidt was 3-for-4 with two RBIs, and Brock Bennington and Sloan Welch each had two hits for Marshfield (10-12).


Schmidt picked up the win, going six innings with two strikeouts.


Marshfield plays Plover at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in a winners' bracket game.


17U Legion Regional

Junior Devils 9, Rangers 3

Marshfield 001 602 0 - 9 15 0

Wisconsin Rapids 201 000 0 - 3 6 1

WP: Brady Schmidt. LP: Freeman.

SO: Schmidt (6 inn.) 2, Cy Becker (1 inn.) 0; Freeman (5 1/3 inn.) 2, Grassl (1 2/3 inn.) 0. BB: Schmidt 3, Becker 3; Freeman 2, Grassl 0.

Top hitters: M, Bennett Lang 4x4, 3 runs, RBI; Brock Bennington 2x4, 2 RBIs; Schmidt 3x4, 2 RBIs; Sloan Welch 2x3. WR, Lewis 2B, 2 runs; Plawman 2B.

Records: Marshfield 10-12; Wisconsin Rapids not reported.

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