NEKOOSA SLUGS PAST ASSUMPTION BASEBALL
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.