MARSHFIELD SOFTBALL BLOWS PAST EAU CLAIRE MEMORIAL IN DOUBLEHEADER SWEEP
MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield softball team swept a nonconference doubleheader from Eau Claire Memorial on Thursday at Madison Field, winning the twinbill 14-0 and 13-1.
The Tigers, who have won four games in a row, improve to 6-2 overall this season.
Marshfield used an eight-run fourth inning to put away the opening game via the 10-run rule.
Courtney Donahue threw a complete game to earn the win for the Tigers, striking out 15 of the 17 batters she faced. Memorial managed one walk and one hit.
Loryn Jakobi had three hits, including a double, scored three times and drove in two for Marshfield. Brianna Jakobi added a single, a double and three RBIs, and Lydian Schaefer had two RBIs as well for the Tigers.
In Game 2, Marshfield pounded out 17 hits, six for extra bases.
Shylah Brogan hit her first varsity home run and drove in three, Emma Dorshorst added two hits and three RBIs, and Loryn Jakobi had three hits, including two doubles, for the Tigers.
Katelyn Sternweis allowed just one hit in a complete-game effort to pick up the win. She struck out 10 and walked six in her first varsity action.
Marshfield returns to action Tuesday with a home doubleheader against first-place Wisconsin Rapids. The first game begins at 4 p.m. Both games will be live at zaleskisports.com.
Tigers 14, Old Abes 0
Eau Claire Memorial 000 00 - 0 1 2
Marshfield 024 8x - 14 12 0
WP: Courtney Donahue. LP: Berg.
SO: Berg 3; Donahue 15. BB: Berg 2; Donahue 1.
Top hitters: ECM, Marcon 2B. M, Taylor Barwick 2 runs; Brianna Jakobi 2x3, 2B, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Madalen Bornbach 2x2, 2B, 3B, 2 runs, RBI; Loryn Jakobi 3x3, 2B, 3 runs, 2 RBIs; Lydian Schaefer 2 RBIs.
Tigers 13, Old Abes 1
Marshfield 202 140 4 - 13 17 2
Eau Claire Memorial 001 000 0 - 1 1 1
WP: Katelyn Sternweis. LP: Benike.
SO: Benike (6 inn.) 4, Berg (1 inn.) 0; Sternweis 10. BB: Benike 3, Berg 1; Sternweis 6.
Top hitters: M, Barwick 2x2, 3 runs, 3 BBs, RBI; Donahue 3B, RBI; B. Jakobi 2x4, 2 RBIs; Emma Dorshorst 2x3, 2B, 3 RBIs; L. Jakobi 3x5, 2 2Bs, RBI; Shylah Brogan 2x4, HR, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Madison Voss 2x4, 2 runs; Schaefer 2x4, 3B, RBI.
Records: Marshfield 6-2; Eau Claire Memorial 0-6.