Nine-run third inning pushes Spencer softball past Loyal/Granton
Rockets pound out 17 hits in home win
By Paul Lecker
SPENCER — Spencer scored nine times in the third inning and rolled to an 11-1 win over Loyal/Granton in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division softball game Friday at Spencer High School.
The score was tied 1-1 before the Rockets’ big third inning. Spencer finished off the win with a run in the sixth inning, ending it via the 10-run rule.
Macie Weber allowed just four hits and walked six to earn the win for the Rockets (17-3, 11-0 Cloverbelt East).
Marisa Johnson had two singles, two doubles, and two RBIs to lead the 17-hit performance by Spencer.
Brooke Kettleborough and Lexi Baehr each added three hits, and Baehr and Mandie Schultz each had a pair of RBIs for the Rockets.
Spencer hosts Neillsville for a doubleheader Tuesday starting at 4 p.m.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Rockets 11, Greyhounds 1
Loyal/Granton 001 000 – 1 4 2
Spencer 109 001 – 11 17 1
WP: Macie Weber. LP: Rowley.
SO: Rowley 1; Weber 6. BB: Rowley 3; Weber 4.
Top hitters: LG, Wilke 2×3. S, Marisa Johnson 4×5, 2 2Bs, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Brooke Kettleborough 3×5; Mandie Schultz 2×4, 2 RBIs; Lexi Baehr 3×4, 2B, 2 RBIs; Katie Fleischman 2 runs; Kallie Reckner 2×3.
Records: Loyal/Granton 7-6, 7-5; Spencer 17-3, 11-0 Cloverbelt East.