Auburndale softball knocks off Wausau Newman Catholic
Apaches even Marawood South mark at 2-2
By Paul Lecker
WAUSAU — Auburndale scored five runs in the final two innings to surge past Wausau Newman Catholic and pick up a 12-7 win in a Marawood Conference South Division softball game Friday.
The Apaches scored three times in the both the second and fourth innings to grab a 7-3 lead, and after Newman closed to within a run, Auburndale plated four runs in the sixth and one in the seventh to complete the victory.
Auburndale is now 5-4 overall and 2-2 in the Marawood South. Newman drops to 2-3 overall and in conference play.
Maggie Willfahrt earned the victory, allowing four runs in four innings of relief of Rachael Bolder.
Mackenzie Raab went 3-for-4 and scored twice, and Brooke Anderson and Marissa Ponshock each drove in three runs for Auburndale.
Auburndale plays a nonconference game at Edgar on Tuesday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Apaches 12, Cardinals 7
Auburndale 130 304 1 – 12 13
Wausau Newman Catholic 012 030 1 – 7 6
Newman statistics not provided.
WP: Maggie Willfahrt.
SO: Rachael Bolder (3 inn.) 2, M. Willfahrt (4 inn.) 2. BB: R. Bolder 2, M. Willfahrt 4.
Top hitters: A, Brooke Anderson 2×3, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Mackenzie Raab 3×4, 2 runs; Marissa Ponshock 3 RBIs; R. Bolder 2×3, 4 runs; Teryn Lau 2×2, 2 RBIs.
Records: Auburndale 5-4, 2-2 Marawood Conference South Division; Wausau Newman Catholic 2-3 overall and Marawood South.