SPASH BASEBALL WRAPS UP OUTRIGHT WVC CHAMPIONSHIP WITH WIN OVER WAUSAU EAST
STEVENS POINT – The Stevens Point baseball team clinched its second-straight outright Wisconsin Valley Conference championship with a come-from-behind 5-4 win over Wausau East on Tuesday at Bukolt Park.
Wausau East led 3-2 after four innings before Stevens Point tied the game with a run in the fifth and pulled ahead with two runs in the sixth.
Ty Rechner picked up the win with 1 1/3 inning of relief. Noah Marschke had nine strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings for the Panhters (17-5, 10-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference).
Bryce Ehr and Deacan Koback each had two hits for Stevens Point.
The two teams will meet again Thursday at Wausau East High School.
Panthers 5, Lumberjacks 4
Wausau East 000 300 1 - 4 6 0
Stevens Point 002 012 x - 5 7 0
East stats not reported.
WP: Ty Rechner.
SO: Noah Marschke (5 2/3 inn.) 9, Rechner (1 1/3 inn.) 1. BB: Marschke 0, Rechner 1.
Top hitters: SP, Bryce Ehr 2x2; Deacan Koback 2x2.
Records: Wausau East 7-12, 2-9 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Stevens Point 17-5, 10-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference.