WISCONSIN RAPIDS SOFTBALL ROUTS MERRILL
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Wisconsin Rapids softball team busted open a scoreless game with a four-run fourth inning and went on to defeat Merrill 10-0 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference matchup Monday at Lincoln High School.
Rapids added two runs in the fifth and finished the game via the 10-run rule with a four-run sixth inning.
Megan Clary went 4-for-4 with two doubles, and Sawyer Holberg added two doubles and scored twice for the Raiders (13-3, 6-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference).
Rhiannon Carroll earned the complete-game win for Wisconsin Rapids, striking out six. She also had two hits and an RBI in the victory.
Wisconsin Rapids will play at D.C. Everest, and Merrill (4-9, 2-8 WVC) will be at Wausau West on Tuesday.
Raiders 10, Bluejays 0
Merrill 000 000 - 0 2 3
Wisconsin Rapids 000 424 - 10 12 0
WP: Rhiannon Carroll. LP: Addison Schmeltzer.
SO: Schmeltzer (5 1/3 inn.) 7, Sophie Wendorf (0 inn.) 0; Carroll 6. BB: Schmeltzer 3, Wendorf 0; Carroll 2.
Top hitters: M, Losse 2B; Korman 2B. WR, Megan Clary 4x4, 2 2Bs, RBI; Carroll 2x3, RBI; Sawyer Holberg 2x4, 2 2Bs, 2 runs, RBI; Jazzlyn Redcloud 1x3, 2 runs; Emily Friday 2x4, 2 RBI.
Records: Merrill 4-9, 2-8 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Wisconsin Rapids 13-3, 6-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference.