Brueggen, Marshfield baseball shut out Wisconsin Rapids
Tigers score all three runs in sixth inning
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Sophomore pitcher Jake Brueggen tossed a complete-game two-hitter to lift the Marshfield baseball team to a 3-0 victory over Wisconsin Rapids for its first Wisconsin Valley Conference win of the season on Tuesday.
Brueggen struck out four and walked two to improve to 3-1 this season for the Tigers (6-6, 1-4 WVC).
Sam Klein had a fielder’s choice RBI with the bases loaded to get the Tigers on the scoreboard in the sixth inning.
Jeremy Brost was then hit by a pitch to force in another run, and Cameron Swanson drove in the final run for Marshfield in the three-run inning.
Wisconsin Rapids falls to 9-5 overall and 3-4 in the Valley.
Marshfield plays at Wisconsin Rapids on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at Witter Field. The game will be broadcast on WDLB-AM 1450 and wdlbwosq.com.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)