Tigers host Holmen on Friday
By Paul Lecker
STEVENS POINT — Stevens Point scored two runs in both the fifth and sixth innings to beat Marshfield 4-0 in the Tigers’ Wisconsin Valley Conference opener Tuesday at Zenoff Park.
Megan Donahue threw four shutout innings for Marshfield to keep the game scoreless before the Panthers plated a pair of runs in the fifth to give them a 2-0 lead.
SPASH added two more in the sixth, chasing Donahue, who struck out six and walked three.
Aubrey Drohner had a pair of RBIs, and Shaylee Kluck and Payton Gaber each had RBI singles for the Panthers (3-0 overall and Wisconsin Valley Conference).
Drohner earned the win for Point, giving up three hits and three walks while striking out five.
Melissa Roberts, Jenna Jakobi, and Lexi Dupee each had singles for Marshfield (3-3, 0-1 WVC).
Marshfield hosts Wisconsin Rapids on Thursday and Holmen on Friday in its first two home games of the season.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Panthers 4, Tigers 0
Marshfield 000 000 0 – 0 3 2
Stevens Point 000 022 x – 4 7 1
WP: Aubrey Drohner. LP: Megan Donahue.
SO: Donahue (5 2/3 inn.) 6, Kaitlyn Konrardy (1/3 inn.) 0; Drohner 5. BB: Donahue 3, Konrardy 1; Drohner 3.
Top hitters: SP, Ally Miklesh 3×4, 2B, 2 runs; Drohner 2 RBIs.
Records: Marshfield 3-3, 0-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Stevens Point 3-0 overall and Wisconsin Valley Conference.