MONTALVO LEADS MARSHFIELD BASEBALL TO SWEEP OF MERRILL


Marshfield senior Trey Montalvo. (Paul Lecker file photo)

Zaleski Sports


MERRILL – The Marshfield baseball team swept a doubleheader from Merrill, winning 5-2 and 11-4 on Thursday at the MARC.


The Tigers improve to 11-6 overall and 6-4 in the Wisconsin Valley Conference, while Merrill falls to 8-8 and 3-7 in the WVC.


Trey Montalvo went a combined 5-for-7 with a home run in the opening game, and two runs scored in both games. He also didn’t allow a run in 2 1/3 innings pitched, earning the save in both contests for the Tigers.


Nick Urban was the winning pitcher in Game 1, striking out 10. Peter Earll added a double and two RBIs for the Tigers.


In Game 2, Marshfield scored three times in both the second and third innings, and put the finishing touches on the sweep with a four-run sixth.