Marshfield Junior Legion baseball sweeps two from Wisconsin Rapids
By Paul Lecker
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Marshfield Clinic Post 54 Junior American Legion baseball team swept a doubleheader from Wisconsin Rapids on Wednesday night, winning 5-1 and 6-5, in a pair of games at Witter Field.
In the opener, Hunter Korger scattered eight hits to earn the complete-game win for the Blue Demons, who are now 14-7.
Marshfield scored three times in the top of the first inning to give Korger more than enough support.
Ryan Krueger had a single, a double, and scored twice for Marshfield.
In Game 2, Marshfield scored single tallies in the fifth and sixth innings to break open a tie game.
Branden Montalvo went the distance for the Blue Demons, striking out five in seven innings.
Logan Matson had a single and a double to lead the Marshfield offense.
Marshfield hosts Pittsville in a doubleheader Friday beginning at 5:30 p.m.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)