MARSHFIELD LEGION BASEBALL TAKES OPENER AT EAU CLAIRE TOURNAMENT
EAU CLAIRE – The Marshfield American Legion Post 54 baseball team extended its winning streak to six with a 9-6 win over the Green Bay Shockers on the opening day of the three-day Eau Claire Legion Tournament on Friday at Carson Park.
Marshfield scored four times in the fifth inning and added two insurance runs in the sixth to improve to 6-3 this season.
Riley Bauman earned the win with 2 1/3 innings of shutout ball in relief. He also added three hits and drove in four runs for the Blue Devils.
Peter Earll was 2-for-3 and scored three times, and Chandler Schmidt and Adam Zee each drove in two for Marshfield.
Marshfield will play Winona LeJetz (Minn.) at 10 a.m. and host Eau Claire at 8 p.m. on Saturday.
Blue Devils 9, Shockers 6
Green Bay 111 120 0 - 6 7 0
Marshfield 300 042 x - 9 10 1
WP: Riley Bauman. LP: Adrian Heinemeyer.
SO: Drew Gehm (0 inn.) 0, Matt Lampshire (3 1/3 inn.) 1, Heinemeyer (2 2/3 inn.) 1; Cody Donahue (4 2/3 inn.) 4, Bauman (2 1/3 inn.) 0. BB: Gehm 3, Lampshire 1, Heinemeyer 0; Donahue 6, Bauman 2.
Top hitters: GB, Lawton Bielinski 2B, RBI; Wyatt Wittenham 3 runs; M, Peter Earll 2x3, 3 runs; Carsten Jirschele 1x3, 2 runs; Chandler Schmidt 2B, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Bauman 3x4, 2B, 4 RBIs; Adam Zee 1x2, 2 RBIs.
Records: Green Bay not reported; Marshfield 6-3.