Newman Catholic rallies to edge Auburndale softball
By Paul Lecker
AUBURNDALE — Wausau Newman Catholic rallied with three runs in the top of the seventh inning to knock off Auburndale 6-4 in a Marawood Conference South Division softball game Tuesday at Auburndale High School.
Auburndale pushed out to a 4-3 lead after scoring twice in the bottom of the fourth and once in the sixth.
However, the Cardinals scored three runs in the seventh against Auburndale pitcher Rachael Bolder to pull out the victory.
Allison Linzmeier, Bolder, and Sydney Schmutzer each had two hits, and Brooke Anderson had two RBIs for Auburndale.
Auburndale hosts Abbotsford in a nonconference game Friday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Cardinals 6, Apaches 4
Newman Catholic 001 200 3 – 6 6
Auburndale 010 201 0 – 4 7
(Newman Catholic statistics not provided)
LP: Rachael Bolder.
SO: Bolder 5. BB: Bolder 3.
Top hitters: A, Allison Linzmeier 2×4; R. Bolder 2×4; Sydney Schmutzer 2×3; Brooke Anderson 2 RBIs; Ashley Peplinski 2 runs.
Records: Wausau Newman Catholic 1-1 overall and Marawood Conference South Division; Auburndale 0-2 overall and Marawood South.