Marshfield baseball whips Wausau West for first win of season
Jasurda tosses four-hitter for Tigers
By Paul Lecker
WAUSAU — The Marshfield baseball team grabbed its first victory of the season, using 10 walks to beat Wausau West 6-1 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference game Friday at West High School.
Scott Berg had two hits, and five different Tigers drove in runs in the victory.
Connor Jasurda tossed a complete-game four-hitter, striking out eight and walking four.
Marshfield (1-3, 1-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference) led 2-1 before busting the game open with a four-run seventh inning.
Logan Grunenwald was the losing pitcher for West (1-1 overall and WVC). He struck out 11 but walked 10.
Marshfield will play a nonconference doubleheader at Chippewa Falls on Saturday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Tigers 6, Warriors 1
Marshfield 020 000 4 – 6 5 0
Wausau West 100 000 0 – 1 4 1
WP: Connor Jasurda. LP: Logan Grunenwald.
SO: Jasurda 8; Grunenwald 11. BB: Jasurda 4; Grunenwald 10.
Top hitters: M, Paul Maguire 2B, 2 runs; Scott Berg 2×3, 2 runs.
Records: Marshfield 1-3, 1-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Wausau West 1-1 overall and WVC.