Marshfield Chaparrals edge Merrill for fifth-straight win
Rayburn has three hits
By Paul Lecker
MERRILL — The Marshfield Chaparrals amateur baseball team outlasted Merrill 11-10 in a wild Dairyland League game Sunday night.
The win is the Chaps’ fifth in a row as they are now 5-1 overall and 4-1 in the league.
Cale Cuddie hit a home run and a double and had two RBIs, and Justin Rayburn had three hits, two RBIs, and scored three times for Marshfield.
Luke Wirtz added a pair of doubles and two RBIs, and Logan Johnson was 2-for-5 for the Chaparrals.
Ryan Williams earned the win with five innings of relief, striking out three. Drew Spaeth started and struck out seven in four innings.
Marshfield hosts Tomahawk at 7 p.m. Wednesday in a makeup game of a contest postponed by rain on June 3. The game is sponsored by Nasonville Dairy and will include a drawing for an autographed Jordan Zimmermann baseball.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)