WARREN, MARATHON BLANKS SPENCER IN WIAA DIVISION 3 BASEBALL REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL
MARATHON – Brock Warren scattered seven hits and struck out 10 in a complete-game shutout as Marathon blanked Spencer 4-0 in a WIAA Division 3 baseball regional quarterfinal on Thursday at Marathon High School.
Marathon (15-7) will host Neillsville in a regional semifinal Tuesday. Spencer’s season ends with a 6-10 record.
Brock Warren, Jake Sweno and Pierson Hamann had RBIs for Marathon.
Dom Post and Kyler Bainer each had two hits for Spencer, but Warren was able to wiggle out of trouble time and again to preserve the shutout. He did not walk a batter and needed only 79 pitches to get through the complete seven innings.
Chase Higgins allowed three runs in five innings, striking out eight for Spencer.
Raiders 4, Rockets 0
Spencer 000 000 0 - 0 7 2
Marathon 011 101 x - 4 5 0
WP: Brock Warren. LP: Chase Higgins.
SO: Higgins (5 inn.) 8, Kyler Bainer (1 inn.) 1; B. Warren 10. BB: Higgins 3, Bainer 0; B. Warren 0.
Top hitters: S, Bainer 2x3; Dom Post 2x3. M, Mike Hahn 2B; Grant Warren 2B.
Records: Spencer 6-10; Marathon 15-7.