Jenna Ertl belts home run, drives in three for Apaches
By Paul Lecker
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — Wisconsin Rapids Assumption rallied with five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to upend Auburndale 10-9 in a Marawood Conference South Division softball game Friday.
Auburndale led 7-2 after four innings and 9-5 after scoring a run in the top of the seventh but could not hang on and dropped its third game in a row.
Auburndale is now 2-8 overall and 2-6 in the conference while Assumption improves to 7-4 and 6-3 in the Marawood South.
Jenna Ertl was 3-for-3 with a home run, three runs scored, and three RBIs for Auburndale, which had five doubles in the game.
Auburndale’s next game is Tuesday at home against Pittsville.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Royals 10, Apaches 9
Auburndale 032 201 1 – 9 10
Assumption 011 012 5 – 10 8
Assumption statistics not provided.
LP: Rachael Bolder.
SO: R. Bolder 3. BB: R. Bolder 6.
Top hitters: AUB, Allison Linzmeier 2B; Katie Lundgren 2 runs; Hannah Bolder 2B; Robyn Brokish 2 runs; Shannon Yahnke 2B; Jenna Ertl 3×3, HR, 3 runs, 3 RBIs; Sydney Schmutzer 2B, 2 RBIs; Mickey Terry 2B.
Records: Auburndale 2-8, 2-6 Marawood South; Assumption 7-4, 6-3 Marawood South.