Ten-run first propels Auburndale softball past Pittsville
Apaches have 19 hits in Marawood South win
By Paul Lecker
PITTSVILLE — Auburndale scored 10 times in the top of the first inning and cruised past Pittsville 20-10 in a Marawood Conference South Division softball game Friday at Pittsville High School.
The Apaches (3-2, 1-1 Marawood South) added six more in the third inning and led 20-1. Then Pittsville scored nine runs in the final two innings before the game ended via the 10-run rule.
Brooke Anderson, Mackenzie Raab, and Jenna Ertl each had three hits, and Anderson and Ertl each had three RBIs for the Apaches. Hannah Bolder added a home run and four RBIs in the win.
Rachael Bolder earned the win, striking out three in four innings.
Auburndale plays at Iola-Scandinavia on Saturday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Apaches 20, Panthers 10
Auburndale (10)26 20 – 20 19
Pittsville 010 27 – 10 3
Pittsville statistics not provided.
WP: Rachael Bolder.
SO: R. Bolder (4 inn.) 3, Natalie Aue (1 inn.) 1. BB: R. Bolder 3, Aue 6.
Top hitters: A, Brooke Anderson 3×3, 3 RBIs, 4 runs; Mackenzie Raab 3×4, 2 runs; Jenna Ertl 3×4, 3 RBIs, 2 runs; Marissa Ponshock 2×4; R. Bolder 3 RBIs; Emma Dimick 2B, 2 RBIs; Teyrn Lau 2×4, 2B, 3 runs; Maggie Willfahrt 2B; Hannah Bolder 2×3, HR, 4 RBIs.
Records: Auburndale 3-2, 1-1 Marawood Conference South Division; Pittsville 0-6, 0-3 Marawood South.