Updated: Jul 23, 2021
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD – Subpar defense by Marshfield in one inning changed the entire scope of Thursday night’s Class AAA American Legion baseball regional winners’ bracket game.
After pulling ahead 2-1 with a pair of runs in the fourth inning, Marshfield committed errors on three-straight plays as Plover regained the lead and went on to a 6-2 win at Jack Hackman Field.
Plover (16-8) will continue on in the winners’ bracket and play rival Stevens Point (13-6) at 4 p.m. Friday as the double-elimination tournament continues. The winner moves into the championship game at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Marshfield (12-10) will battle Wisconsin Rapids (10-3) in an elimination game at 1 p.m. Friday. Th