Spaeth earned win with seven scoreless innings
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Drew Spaeth and Eric Pritzl combined on a shutout as the Marshfield Chaparrals baseball team improved to 4-0 with a 4-0 win over the Wausau Riverhawks on Wednesday at Jack Hackman Field.
Spaeth earned the win, striking out six and allowing eight hits and three walks. Pritzl struck out one in two innings to preserve the shutout for the Chaps.
Sam Schwanebeck and Lucious Messerschmidt each went 2-for-4 for Marshfield.
The Chaparrals played at Waupaca on Friday and have a doubleheader at Coon Valley on Saturday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Chaparrals 4, Riverhawks 0
Wausau – 0 9 1
Marshfield – 4 7 1
WP: Drew Spaeth. LP: Brad Knoblock.
SO: Knoblock (5 inn.) 2, Andrew Wolfe (3 inn.) 1; Spaeth (7 inn.) 6, Eric Pritzl (2 inn.) 1. BB: Knoblock 2, Wolfe 1; Spaeth 3, Pritzl 0.
Top hitters: W, Mitch Howe 2×5; Jordan Huehnerfuss 2×4; Adam Bever 2×3. M, Sam Schwanebeck 2×4, 2b; Lucious Messerschmidt 2×4.
Records: Marshfield 4-0 overall and Dairyland League.