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).