CWS Sports Desk
June 13, 2018
Stevens Point– Tied 4-4 in the fifth inning, Marshfield broke through for five runs in the sixth and three more in the seventh to claim a 12-6 win over the Stevens Point Sixers in Wisconsin Valley Legion League action on Wednesday.
On a night that was marred with poor fielding, the Sixers were unable to get over the hump to take the game.
Marshfield jumped on top in the first inning with some key hits that put them up 2-0. The Sixers would bounce back in the second plating a run on an Austin Stankowski RBI groundout.
Marshfield would tack two more on in the 3rd and 4th to make the score 4-1.
In the bottom of the inning, the Sixers threatened with another base hit by Isaac Perner followed by one from Sam Lawrynk.
Stankowski would hit an RBI shot to right through the second baseman plating Perner. With runners at first and third, Stankowski attempted a steal of second and was gunned down as Lawrynk froze at third.
The Sixers would tie it in the fifth taking on two more runs as Brady Franz and Justin Morton were plated by Nate Helms.
Zach Zimmerman came on in relief for the Sixers as the wheels came off and Marshfield scored a five-run sixth inning and tacked on three more in the seventh to put the game away. Reese Gaber added an RBI single late in the game for the Sixers.
Stevens Point’s Isaac Perner was 2-2 with three runs scored, while Brady Franz also had two hits.
Both Perner and Franz doubled.
J.D. Schultz started the game for Stevens Point and threw four innings, striking out five. Zach Zimmerman, who relieved Schultz, was saddled with the loss.
Marshfield out-hit Point 10-9.