MERRILL – Kale Weisenberger and Noah Grimm combined on a two-hit shutout as the Marshfield American Legion baseball team rolled past Merrill 12-0 on Thursday night at Athletic Park.
Weisenberger allowed two hits in three innings and Grimm finished up with two perfect innings for the Blue Devils, who are now 5-3 this summer.
Colten Schillinger went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and Logan Homolka was 3-for-3 and scored three times for Marshfield. Parker Weik added a double and three RBIs for the Blue Devils.
Marshfield will play in the Eau Claire Tournament this weekend. The Blue Devils play Green Bay Southwest at 5 p.m. Friday, Winona LeJetz at 10 a.m. and Eau Claire at 8 p.m. on Saturday, and De Pere at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, before returning home to host Plover on Monday.
Marshfield 12, Merrill 0
Marshfield 540 12 - 12 10 1
Merrill 000 00 - 0 2 3
WP: Kale Weisenberger. LP: Alex Gehrke.
SO: Weisenberger (3 inn.) 1, Noah Grimm (2 inn.) 4; Gehrke (2 inn.) 1, Peyton Becker (1 inn.) 1, Zach Kriegel (1 2/3 inn.) 0, Mason Johnson (1/3 inn.) 0. BB: Weisenberger 1, Grimm 0; Gehrke 3, Becker 2, Kriegel 0, Johnson 0.
Top hitters: MAR, Logan Homolka 3x3, 2B, 3 runs, RBI; Riley Bauman 2 runs; Chandler Schmidt 2 runs; Camden Daul 3 runs; Colten Schillinger 3x4, 2B, 4 RBIs; Parker Weik 2B, 3 RBIs.
Records: Marshfield 5-3; Merrill not reported.