Ryan Metz throws eight strong innings to earn win for Chaps (8-4)
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Lucious Messerschmidt had three hits and two RBIs to help the Marshfield Chaparrals to a 9-3 win over the Plover Pterodactyls in amateur baseball action Wednesday at Jack Hackman Field.
Ryan Metz struck out two, walked three, and allowed two earned runs in eight innings to earn the win for the Chaparrals (8-4 overall, 6-1 Dairyland League).
Aaron Schwecke and Alex Steines each had a single and a double to help the Chaps, who had 11 hits in all.
Marshfield’s next game is Thursday night at Tomahawk.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Chaparrals 9, Pterodactyls 3
Plover – 3 8 1
Marshfield – 9 11 4
WP: Ryan Metz. LP: Greg Trudell.
SO: Trudell (4 inn.), No name listed (4 inn.) 4; Metz (8 inn.) 2, Bo Howard (1 inn.) 0. BB: Trudell 3; Metz 3.
Top hitters: P, Brad Fritz 3×4; John Jazz 2×4. M, Lucious Messerschmidt 3×4, 2 RBIs; Aaron Schwecke 2×4, 2B; Alex Steines 2×3, 2B.