Marathon blanks Stratford in WIAA Division 3 softball regional semifinal
Tigers end season with 20-6 record
By Paul Lecker
STRATFORD — Bria Jahnke limited Stratford to four hits as Marathon blanked Stratford 5-0 in a WIAA Division 3 softball regional semifinal on Thursday.
Spencer (21-3) will host Marathon (17-5) in a regional final on Friday at 5 p.m. Spencer beat Loyal/Granton 3-0 on Thursday. The Rockets beat Marathon earlier this season at the Gilman Slamfest.
Emily Kind was 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI for the Raiders.
Kiana Weiler took the loss for the Tigers (20-6), giving up 11 hits and two earned runs.
Marathon scored a run in the first inning, added three in the fourth and another in the fifth.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Raiders 5, Tigers 0
Marathon 100 310 0 – 5 11 0
Stratford 000 000 0 – 0 4 1
WP: Bria Jahnke. LP: Kiana Weiler.
SO: Yahnke 5; Weiler 3. BB: Yahnke 2; Weiler 1.
Top hitters: M, Emily Kind 3×4, 2B, RBI; Amanda Kind 2×4; Allison Stieber 2×2, RBI.
Records: Marathon 17-5; Stratford 20-6.
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