MERRILL – The Marshfield Junior Devils American Legion baseball team fell to Merrill 10-7 on Thursday, dropping its season record to 8-10.
Merrill scored seven runs in the first two innings, and after Marshfield rallied to tie the game with a three-run sixth, Merrill came back with three of its own to grab the win.
Brock Bennington went 3-for-3 with three runs scored and two RBIs, and Ian Brown had two doubles and an RBI for Marshfield.
Marshfield hosts Stevens Point for a doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. on Sunday at Jack Hackman Field.
Merrill 10, Marshfield 7
Marshfield 021 013 0 - 7 9 2
Merrill 430 003 x - 10 9 2
Merrill roster not reported.
LP: Aden Cherney.
SO: Cherney (1 1/3 inn.) 1, Sloan Welch (3 2/3 inn.) 1, Braden Anderson (1 inn.) 1. BB: Cherney 1, Welch 1, Anderson 1.
Top hitters: MAR, Brock Bennington 3x3, 3 runs, 2 RBIs; Ian Brown 2x2, 2 2Bs, RBI; Brady Schmidt 1x3, 2 RBIs.
Records: Marshfield 8-10; Merrill not reported.