Apaches held to one hit in home loss
By Paul Lecker
AUBURNDALE — Wisconsin Rapids Assumption plated eight runs over the first three innings and held on from there, beating Auburndale 9-1 in a Marawood Conference South Division baseball game Tuesday at Auburndale High School.
The game was the Marawood South opener for both teams.
The Apaches (2-1 overall) were held to one hit in the loss, a double by Aaron Willfahrt. Assumption (3-1) pitchers struck out nine Auburndale batters.
Cam Ertl took the loss for Auburndale. He gave up eight runs, five of which were earned, in 2 1/3 innings. Colton Wright allowed just one run in 4 2/3 innings of relief.
Auburndale plays at Pittsville on Friday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Royals 9, Apaches 1
Assumption 323 000 1 – 9 12
Auburndale 100 000 0 – 1 1
Assumption stats not reported.
LP: Cam Ertl.
SO: Ertl (2 1/3 inn.) 2, Colton Wright (4 2/3 inn.) 4. BB: Ertl 2, Wright 1.
Top hitters: AUB, Aaron Willfahrt 2B, Logan Willfahrt SB, run.
Records: Wisconsin Rapids Assumption 3-1, 1-0 Marawood Conference South Division; Auburndale 2-1, 0-1 Marawood South.