MOSINEE BASEBALL CRUSHES RHINELANDER TO WIN DIVISION 2 REGIONAL SEMIFINAL
MOSINEE – Garrett Shupe and Davin Stoffel combined on a one-hitter as the Mosinee baseball team routed Rhinelander 11-1 in six innings in a WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal Tuesday at Mosinee High School.
No. 1 seed Mosinee (23-3) will take on Great Northern Conference rival Medford (22-5), the No. 2 seed, in a regional final Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Mosinee High School. The winner moves into the Division 2 sectionals, which will be held Tuesday, June 7, at Red Arrow Park in Abbotsford.
Mosinee and Medford split GNC games during the regular season, with Mosinee winning 2-0 on April 27 and Medford taking a 6-4 decision two days later.
Shupe threw 5 2/3 innings, striking out five and scrambling out of trouble as he walked six and had three errors committed behind him, but allowed just one run in the third inning. Stoffel had a strikeout and a walk in his short stint as recorded the final out in the sixth.
Mosinee scored four times in the second inning to take command and were able to finish off the victory by the 10-run rule with a four-run sixth.
Keagen Jirschele, Tanner Unertl and Gavin Obremski each had three hits in the win for the Indians. Obremski had a pair of doubles and drove in two, Trevor Garski added two RBI, and Taylor Lemanski had two hits and two RBI as well for Mosinee.
Indians 11, Hodags 1
Rhinelander 001 000 - 1 1 5
Mosinee 040 214 - 11 14 3
WP: Garrett Shupe. LP: Jamison.
SO: Jamison (5 inn.) 2, Smith (0 inn.) 0; Shupe (5 2/3 inn.) 5, Davin Stoffel (1/3 inn.) 1. BB: Jamison 1, Smith 1; Shupe 6, Stoffel 1.
Top hitters: RH, Kurtz 2B; Schneider Sac Fly RBI. M, Keagen Jirschele 3x4, 2 runs, RBI; Gavin Obremski 3x4, 2 2Bs, 2 RBI; Taylor Lemanski 2x3, 2B, 2 RBI; Tanner Unertl 3x4, 2B, 2 runs, RBI; Trevor Garski 2 RBI; Eli Miland 2 runs.
Records: Rhinelander 9-8; Mosinee 23-3.