NEKOOSA SLUGS PAST ASSUMPTION BASEBALL


A pair of home runs at Witter Field on Monday as the Nekoosa Papermakers took down the Assumption Royals. Papermaker Hunter Lochner and Royal Nick Leberg both hit home runs. Photos Courtesy: Robyn Austin


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WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Nekoosa scored multiple runs in four different innings and defeated Wisconsin Rapids Assumption 13-8 in a nonconference baseball game Monday at Witter Field.


Nekoosa had 11 hits, six for extra bases, and used a six-run second inning to pull ahead for good.


Hunter Lochner had a home run and two RBI, and Ethan Hoogestegr and Braiden Richardson each drove in a pair of runs with two hits each for the Papermakers (5-11).


Nick Leberg had a single, a home run and three RBI to pace the Assumption offense.


Assumption (3-11) will wrap up its Marawood Conference South Division schedule Tuesday at Stratford. Game time is 4:45 p.m. and the game will be broadcast at zaleskisports.com.


Papermakers 13, Royals 8

Nekoosa 061 220 2 - 13 11 3

Assumption 200 041 1 - 8 7 5

WP: Cordero Ysquiredo. LP: Aaron Livernash.

SO: Ysquiredo (6 2/3 inn.) 4, Hunter Lochner (1/3 inn.) 0; Livernash (3 inn.) 2, Nick Leberg (2 inn.) 3, Connor Peterson (2 inn.) 2. BB: Ysquiredo 5, Lochner 0; Livernash 4, Leberg 2, Peters 3.

Top hitters: N, Lochner HR, 2 runs, 2 RBI; Ethan Hoogestegr 2x4, 3B, 2 runs, 2 RBI; Braiden Richardson 2x3, 2B, 2 RBI; Joe Bertling 3x4, 2B, 2 runs; Sam Ward 2B, 2 RBI; Nash Krcmar 3B, 2 runs, RBI. A, Leberg 2x3, HR, 3 RBI; Tarren Hoffman 2 runs.

Records: Nekoosa 5-11; Assumption 3-11.

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