Marshfield Junior Legion baseball opens season with split at Plover
Blue Demons host D.C. Everest on Friday
By Paul Lecker
PLOVER — The Marshfield Clinic Post 54 Junior American Legion baseball team opened its 2016 season with a doubleheader split against Plover on Wednesday at Memorial Field.
Marshfield won the opener 12-10 and lost the second game 5-0.
Devin Toburen won the first game for the Blue Demons, striking out two and allowing just three hits in 5 2/3 innings.
Brandon Montalvo had two hits and four RBIs, and Hunter Korger had three hits and drove in two for Marshfield, which led 12-3 going into the bottom of the seventh inning before the Black Sox scored seven to make it close.
No game statistics were provided for Game 2.
Marshfield hosts D.C. Everest for a doubleheader beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hackman Field.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Blue Demons 12, Black Sox 10
Marshfield 100 415 1 – 12
Plover 003 000 7 – 10
WP: Devin Toburen.
Top hitters: M, Brandon Montalvo 1B, 2B, 4 RBIs; Hunter Korger 2 1Bs, 2B, 2 RBIs.
Black Sox 5, Blue Demons 0
Marshfield 000 000 0 – 0
Plover 013 001 x – 5