By Paul Lecker
KROENENWETTER — Auburndale pounded out 11 hits and scored four runs in two separate innings to roll past Northland Lutheran 9-2 in a Marawood Conference South Division baseball game Thursday.
Logan Willfahrt, Aaron Willfahrt, Collin Hawkins, Paul Willfahrt, and Caleb Weinfurter had two hits apiece for the Apaches, who are now 2-3 overall and 1-3 in the Marawood South.
Hawkins had a triple and drove in three runs, and Cooper Krings added a double and two RBIs for Auburndale.
Paul Willfahrt picked up the win, striking out eight and allowing just two hits in seven innings.
Auburndale plays at Athletic Park in Wausau against Newman Catholic on Friday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Apaches 9, Wildcats 2
Auburndale 104 000 4 – 9 11
Northland Lutheran 200 000 0 – 2 2
Northland Lutheran statistics not provided.
WP: Paul Willfahrt.
SO: P. Willfahrt 8. BB: P. Willfahrt 1.
Top hitters: A, Logan Willfahrt 2×3, 3 runs; Aaron Willfahrt 2×4; P. Willfahrt 2×3, 2 runs; Collin Hawkins 2×4, 3B, 3 RBIs, 2 runs; Cooper Krings 2B, 2 RBIs; Caleb Weinfurter 2×3.
Records: Auburndale 2-3, 1-3 Marawood South; Northland Lutheran 0-5, 0-4 Marawood South.