Mitch Susa hits home run for Rockets
By Paul Lecker
GREENWOOD — The Spencer baseball team continued its strong run through the Cloverbelt Conference East Division with a 12-9 victory Thursday over Greenwood.
The Rockets scored seven times in the fourth inning to break open a tie game and held on for their seventh win in a row.
Calvin Lenz earned the win despite allowing seven runs and 11 hits in five innings.
Mitch Susa had a home run and three RBIs, Jonny Tomke added three hits and an RBI, and Hunter Hildebrandt drove in two runs for Spencer (11-2 overall, 7-1 Cloverbelt East).
Booker Bredlau smacked two home runs in the loss for Greenwood (4-7, 4-5 Cloverbelt East).
Spencer hosts Columbus Catholic on Thursday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Rockets 12, Indians 9
Spencer 202 700 1 – 12 13 1
Greenwood 301 030 2 – 9 15 3
WP: Calvin Lenz. LP: Devin Toburen.
SO: Lenz (5 inn.) 6, Mitch Susa (2 inn.) 3. BB: Lenz 2, Susa 0.
Top hitters: S, Susa 2×4, HR, 3 RBIs; Jonny Tomke 3×4, RBI; Ryan Busse 2×3, RBI; Hunter Hildebrandt 2 RBIs. G, Booker Bredlau 3×5, 2 HRs, 4 RBIs; Delten Schmitz 3×5.
Records: Spencer 11-2, 7-1 Cloverbelt East; Greenwood 4-7, 4-5 Cloverbelt East.