Rockets improve to 4-1 in Cloverbelt East
By Paul Lecker
SPENCER — Spencer scored eight runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to finish off a 12-2 win over Colby in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division baseball game Friday at Spencer High School.
Hunter Luepke earned the win for the Rockets, giving up two unearned runs and four hits in a five-inning, complete-game effort. He struck out five and walked four.
Caden Schillinger had three hits, three stolen bases, and four RBIs to lead Spencer’s offensive attack.
Carson Hildebrandt added two RBIs, and Darren Willcome was hit by a pitch three times and scored twice for Spencer (4-2, 4-1 Cloverbelt East).
Spencer plays at Owen-Withee on Tuesday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Rockets 12, Hornets 2
Colby 020 00 – 2 4
Spencer 012 18 – 12 5
WP: Hunter Luepke.
SO: Luepke 5. BB: Luepke 4.
Top hitters: C, Morrow 2 hits. S, Caden Schillinger 3×4, 3 SBs, 4 RBIs, run; Dom Wichlacz RBI; Luepke 2 SBs, 2 runs; Carson Hildebrandt 3 BBs, 2 RBIs; Tanner Kleinschmidt 2B, run; Cody Virks 2 runs, RBI; Darren Willcome 3 HBPs, 2 runs, RBI.
Records: Colby 0-3, 0-2 Cloverbelt Conference East Division; Spencer 4-2, 4-1 Cloverbelt East.