Assumption gains ground on Marathon with win

CWS Sports Desk

May 10th, 2018

Wisconsin Rapids – The Assumption Royals and Marathon Red Raiders are the top two teams in the Marawood South Conference and the showdown lived up to the hype on Thursday afternoon with Assumption winning 3-1.

Assumption scored all three of their runs in the first two innings without giving one up until the top of the fifth.

The Royals were led by Joe Grundhoffer and Nick Smith who each had two hits and Grundhoffer also drove in a key run.

On the hill for Assumption, Ethan Peters went the distance striking out 5 and only allowing the one run.

For Marathon they were led by Carter Hanke who had two hits and the lone RBI.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Marathon 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 0
Assumption 2 1 0 0 0 0 X 3 7 2

WP – E. Peters 7.0 IP, 5H, 1R, 1BB, 5K

LP – R. Anderson 6.0 IP, 7H, 3R, 2BB, 6K

Assumption (6-3) – Next Game @ Prentice, Friday

Marathon (10-1) – Next Game @ Athens, Friday

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