PLOVER TOPS MARSHFIELD IN LEGION BASEBALL REGIONAL WINNERS' BRACKET MATCHUP

Updated: Jul 23, 2021


Plover's Austin Beyer takes a swing during the Black Sox' win over Marshfield in a Class AAA Legion baseball regional game Thursday at Jack Hackman Field in Marshfield. (Photo by Paul Lecker/Zaleski Sports)

By Paul Lecker

Zaleski Sports


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