PLOVER BLACK SOX LEGION BASEBALL ROUTS MERRILL FOR FOURTH-STRAIGHT VICTORY
MERRILL – The Plover American Legion baseball team won its fourth-straight game, shutting out Merrill 10-0 in a Wisconsin Valley Legion League contest Tuesday at Athletic Park.
Plover (11-6) scored in all five of its at-bats, ending the game after five innings due to the 10-run rule.
Marcus Jaworski tossed a complete-game shutout for the Black Sox, giving up just one hit and no walks, while striking out eight.
A leadoff double by Peyton Becker in the fourth inning was Merrill’s only baserunner of the game against Jaworski.
Tommy Drohner had three hits and three RBIs, Austin Beyer had a double and two RBIs, Caleb Meyer had three hits and drove in two, and Kaden Thauer had two hits and two RBIs for Plover.
Plover hosts Wisconsin Rapids at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park.
Plover 10, Merrill 0
Plover 211 15 - 10 13 0
Merrill 000 00 - 0 1 0
WP: Marcus Jaworski. LP: Reimann.
SO: Jaworski 8; Reimann (4 inn.) 2, Kriegel (1 inn.) 1. BB: Jaworski 0; Reimann 6, Kriegel 0.
Top hitters: P, Brycen Cashin 2x4, run; Tommy Drohner 3x3, run, 3 RBIs; Austin Beyer 2B, 2 RBIs, run; Kaden Thauer 2x2, 2 RBIs, run; Lucca Weinkauf 2 runs; Caleb Meyer 3x3, 2 RBIs. M, Peyton Becker 2B.
Records: Plover 11-6, 3-2 Wisconsin Valley Legion League; Merrill 1-7, 0-3 WVLL.