STEVENS POINT – The Marshfield Junior Legion baseball team saw its season come to an end with a 10-7 loss to Wausau in an elimination game at the 17U Legion regional on Sunday at Bukolt Park.
Marshfield led 5-1 after a four-run third inning before Wausau plated five runs in the fourth and added three more in the fifth to pull away.
Ben Dietsche had a two-run single, Sloan Welch had a sacrifice fly and Xane Adler walked with the bases loaded in the third to give the Junior Devils their 5-1 lead.
Marshfield’s pitching couldn’t hold up, however, as the Bulldogs scored nine unanswered runs.
Brock Bennington added a two-run single in the sixth inning for Marshfield’s final runs.
Bennett Lang, Brady Schmidt and Braden Anderson each had two hits for Marshfield.
The Junior Devils end their season with a 10-14 record.
Wausau 10, Marshfield 7
Marshfield 104 002 0 - 7 10 3
Wausau 011 530 x - 10 12 2
Wausau roster not reported.
LP: Sloan Welch.
SO: Welch (3 1/3 inn.) 2, Aiden Cherney (2 2/3 inn.) 5. BB: Welch 3, Cherney 3.
Top hitters: M, Bennett Lang 2x4, 3 runs; Brock Bennington 1x2, 2 RBIs; Ben Dietsche 1x4, 2 RBIs; Brady Schmidt 2x4; Braden Anderson 2x2.
Records: Wausau not reported; Marshfield 10-14.