MOSINEE – Mosinee scored eight runs in the first two innings and held on for an 8-5 win over Antigo in a Great Northern Conference softball game Monday at Mosinee High School.
The Indians plated five runs in the first and added three more in the second to take a commanding 8-0 lead.
Antigo pitcher Sam Swartz settled in from there, shutting out the Indians over the final four innings, but the damage was done.
Antigo scored twice in the fourth and added three more in the fifth to make it close, but Mosinee pitcher Addy Strejc finished off the victory with two shutout innings. She earned the win with four strikeouts.
Amber Gonzalez and Maria Valls Raya each had two hits, and Maggie Woller drove in three runs for Mosinee (3-0, 2-0 GNC).
Laura Burkhart was 4-for-4 with a home run and two RBI for Antigo (0-4, 0-1 GNC).
Mosinee hosts Northland Pines on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
Indians 8, Red Robins 5
Antigo 000 230 0 - 5 11 5
Mosinee 530 000 x - 8 8 3
WP: Addy Strejc. LP: Sam Swartz.
SO: Swartz 5; Strejc 4. BB: Swartz 4; Strejc 2.
Top hitters: A, Laura Burkhart 4x4, HR, 2 runs, 2 RBI; Swartz 2x4, RBI; Faith Bussiere 2x3, RBI; Lily Weix 2x4. M, Amber Gonzalez 2x4; Hailey Shnowske 2 runs; Maria Valls Raya 2x4, 2B, 2 RBI; Maggie Woller 1x3, 3 RBI.
Records: Antigo 0-4, 0-1 Great Northern Conference; Mosinee 3-0, 2-0 Great Northern Conference.