Schwecke drives in six runs for Tigers
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Trevor Schwecke went 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles and six RBIs to lift the Marshfield baseball team to a 16-2 rout of Rhinelander in a nonconference game Thursday at Jack Hackman Field.
The win is Marshfield’s third in a row, and its record improves to 4-4 this season. Rhinelander is now 3-3.
Marshfield scored in all four of its at-bats, ending the game with a nine-run fourth inning as it won by the 10-run rule after five innings.
Austin Palacek gave up five hits and struck out three to earn the win for the Tigers. He also had a double and two RBIs.
Mason Metz and Braden Bohman each drove in a pair, and Scott Berg and Jake Brueggen each had three hits for the Tigers. Marshfield finished with 16 hits, including five doubles.
Marshfield plays a nonconference doubleheader at Middleton on Saturday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Tigers 16, Hodags 2
Rhinelander 101 00 – 2 5 3
Marshfield 214 9x – 16 16 1
WP: Austin Palacek. LP: Matt Rudolph.
SO: Rudolph 1; Palacek 3. BB: Rudolph 3; Palacek 3.
Top hitters: R, Jacob Demeyer 2×2; Brad Comer 2×2. M, Mason Metz 2B, 2 RBIs; Jared Klein 2 runs; Braden Bohman 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Paul Maguire 2×4, 2B, 2 runs; Trevor Schwecke 4×4, 2 2Bs, 2 runs, 6 RBIs; Scott Berg 3×4, 2 runs; Palacek 2B, 2 RBIs; Jake Brueggen 3×3, 3 runs.
Records: Rhinelander 3-3; Marshfield 4-4.