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AUBURNDALE – Wausau Newman Catholic scored four times in the top of the seventh inning to rally past Auburndale 9-7 in a Marawood Conference South Division softball game Thursday at Auburndale High School.

Auburndale led 7-5 after six innings before the Cardinals stormed back to steal the win on the road.

Lily Steinmetz had a single, a double and a home run to lead the way for Newman Catholic (2-2, 2-1 Marawood South). Maria Christophersen and Steinmetz each drove in two runs for the Cardinals.

Mya Krings, Ashlyn Grimm, Kimmie Lundgren and Maggie Baltus all had two hits for Auburndale (1-5, 0-4 Marawood South).

Auburndale hosts Wisconsin Rapids Assumption on Friday at 4:45 p.m.

Cardinals 9, Eagles 7

Newman Catholic 211 100 4 - 9 16 1

Auburndale 230 011 0 - 7 12 1

WP: Ashley Jankowski. LP: Ashlyn Grimm.

SO: Jankowski 2; Grimm 0. BB: Jankowski 1; Grimm 2.

Top hitters: NC, Lily Shields 2x4; Lily Steinmetz 3x4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI; Ava Sakanen 2x4, 2 runs; Maria Christophersen 2x4, 2 RBI; Anna Brown 2x4, 2 runs; Annika Svennes 2x4, 2B; Kaitlin Kalafice 2B; Jankowski 2B. A, Mya Krings 2x4, 2B; Ashlyn Grimm 2x4; Kimmie Lundgren 2x4, 2 RBI; Samantha Stanton 2B, 2 RBI; Maggie Baltus 2x4, 2 runs.

Records: Newman Catholic 2-2, 2-1 Marawood Conference South Division; Auburndale 1-5, 0-4 Marawood Conference South Division.