Auburndale baseball tops Marathon
Weinfurter has three hits, two RBIs, earns save for Apaches
By Paul Lecker
AUBURNDALE — Caleb Weinfurter had three hits and two RBIs and picked up the save on the mound as the Auburndale baseball team upended Marathon 7-4 in a Marawood Conference South Division game Tuesday at Auburndale High School.
Auburndale led 5-4 after 2½ innings before putting the game away with two runs in the fifth.
Colton Wright earned the victory, giving up four runs and eight hits in 5 2/3 innings. Weinfurter finished up the game, striking out two and giving up two hits over the final 1 1/3 innings.
Weinfurter was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored, and Logan Willfahrt also had two hits and scored twice for the Apaches (2-2, 1-2 Marawood South).
Auburndale plays at Northland Lutheran on Thursday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Apaches 7, Raiders 4
Marathon 022 000 0 – 4 10
Auburndale 320 020 x – 7 8
Marathon statistics not reported.
WP: Colton Wright.
SO: Wright (5 2/3 inn.) 3, Caleb Weinfurter (1 1/3 inn.) 2. BB: Wright 2, Weinfurter 0.
Top hitters: A, Logan Willfahrt 2×3, 2 runs; Caleb Weinfurter 3×4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Cam Ertl 2 runs.
Records: Marathon 4-4, 1-2 Marawood Conference South Division; Auburndale 2-2, 1-2 Marawood South.