Auburndale softball holds on to beat Newman Catholic
Apaches win fourth game in a row
By Paul Lecker
WAUSAU — The Auburndale softball team won its fourth game in a row, holding off a late rally to beat Wausau Newman Catholic 6-4 in a Marawood Conference South Division matchup Thursday at Sunnyvale Park.
Auburndale scored three runs in the first and second innings and held off the Cardinals in the final inning when they scored twice to come within two.
Brooke Anderson and Sydney Schmutzer each had two hits, and Hannah Bolder had two RBIs for the Apaches.
Robyn Brokish threw a complete game, striking out six, to earn the win for the Apaches, who are now 6-7-1 overall and 3-5 in the Marawood South.
Auburndale hosts Marathon on Friday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Apaches 6, Cardinals 4
Auburndale 330 000 0 – 6 8
Newman Catholic 101 000 2 – 4 6
WP: Robyn Brokish.
SO: Brokish 6. BB: Brokish 1.
Top hitters: A, Brooke Anderson 2×4, 2 runs; Sydney Schmutzer 2×4; Hannah Bolder 2B, 2 RBIs.
Newman statistics not provided.
Records: Auburndale 6-7-1, 3-5 Marawood South; Wausau Newman Catholic 4-8, 3-6 Marawood South.