MARSHFIELD – Caleb Guden had a bases-loaded double to plate three runs in the top of the fourth inning to push Medford to an 8-3 win over Marshfield in a nonconference baseball game Monday at Jack Hackman Field.
The game was tied 1-1 after three innings, with Carsten Jirschele delivering a sacrifice fly in the second inning for the Tigers.
Guden’s bases-clearing double put the Raiders (8-2) ahead for good.
Nick Urban had an RBI single in the fourth to cut the Marshfield deficit to two, but Medford created some distance with a four-run seventh.
Nate Retterath had an RBI single, and three more runs scored on a pair of two-out errors to put Medford on top 8-2.
Urban walked with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh to provide the Tigers (4-3) with their final tally.
Seth Mudgett earned the win for Medford, striking out four in four innings.
Marshfield hosts Stevens Point for a Wisconsin Valley Conference doubleheader Thursday starting at 4 p.m. Medford hosts Tomahawk on Tuesday.
Raiders 8, Tigers 3
Medford 100 300 4 - 8 12 1
Marshfield 010 100 1 - 3 8 5
WP: Seth Mudgett. LP: Cody Donahue.
SO: Mudgett (4 inn.) 4, Brigham Kelley (2 2/3 inn.) 2, Ryan Alexander (1/3 inn.) 1; Donahue (3 2/3 inn.) 3, Nick Urban (1 1/3 in.) 1, Simon Slade (2 inn.) 1. BB: Mudgett 2, Kelley 5, Alexander 0; Donahue 3, Urban 0, Slade 0.
Top hitters: MED, Caleb Guden 3x3, 2B, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Blaine Seidl 2x4, 2B, RBI; Alexander 3x4, 2 runs. MAR, Urban 1x3, 2 RBIs; Adam Zee 1x4, 2B, 2 runs; Peter Earll 2x3.
Records: Medford 8-2; Marshfield 4-3.