MARSHFIELD SLIPS PAST WAUSAU IN CLASS AAA LEGION BASEBALL REGIONAL OPENER


Marshfield Legion second baseman Chandler Schmidt attempts to turn a double play during the third inning of the Class AAA regional game against Wausau on Wednesday at Jack Hackman Field in Marshfield. Marshfield won in eight innings, 8-6. (Photo by Paul Lecker/Zaleski Sports)

By Paul Lecker

Zaleski Sports


MARSHFIELD – Marshfield built a big lead, saw Wausau pull even in the seventh inning, and then pulled out an extra-inning win, beating the Bulldogs 8-6 in a Class AAA American Legion baseball first-round regional game Wednesday night at Jack Hackman Field.


Marshfield (12-9) moves into a winners’ bracket game against Plover (15-8) at 7 p.m. Thursday. Wausau (13-13) will play an elimination game at 1 p.m. against Wisconsin Rapids (9-3).