Auburndale baseball jumps on Newman early, cruises to Marawood South win
Ertl has two hits, four RBIs for Apaches
By Paul Lecker
AUBURNDALE — Cam Ertl had two hits and four RBIs to help the Auburndale baseball team to a 13-3 victory over Wausau Newman Catholic in a Marawood Conference South Division game Monday at Auburndale High School.
Auburndale scored nine times in the second inning to take a 10-0 lead and cruised from there, ending the game after six innings via the 10-run rule.
Nine different Apaches had hits in the win. Caleb Weinfurter had a double and two RBIs, and Cason Schmutzer also had a double and an RBI for Auburndale (8-6, 5-6 Marawood South).
Cooper Weinfurter threw a complete-game four-hitter for the Apaches, striking out three.
Auburndale plays at Stratford on Tuesday in its Marawood South season-finale.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Apaches 13, Cardinals 3
Newman Catholic 001 020 – 3 4
Auburndale 190 003 – 13 10
Newman statistics not reported.
WP: Cooper Weinfurter.
SO: Co. Weinfurter 3. BB: Co. Weinfurter 3.
Top hitters: A, Cason Schmutzer 2B, RBI; Caleb Weinfurter 2B, 2 RBIs, 2 runs; Aaron Willfahrt 2 runs; Cam Ertl 2×3, 4 RBIs; Trayton Weister 2 runs.
Records: Wausau Newman Catholic 1-11 overall and Marawood South; Auburndale 8-6, 5-6 Marawood South.