Stratford softball shuts out Newman, Northland Lutheran
Weiler spins pair of shutouts for Tigers
By Paul Lecker
WAUSAU — The Stratford softball team swept a pair of Marawood Conference South Division games on Tuesday at Sunnyvale Park, knocking off Wausau Newman Catholic 5-0 and Northland Lutheran 18-0.
Stratford is now 15-6 overall and 8-3 in the Marawood South heading into its conference finale Thursday at home against Auburndale. The Tigers host Spencer in a nonconference game, and its final regular-season game, on Friday.
Kiana Weiler pitched both games for the Tigers, allowing a total of seven hits and no walks.
Against Newman (4-8, 4-7 Marawood South), Weiler struck out nine and scattered three hits in the win.
Sammy Griesbach was 3-for-4 and scored twice, and Cassidy VanDerLeest had a single, a double, and three RBIs for Stratford.
Weiler was 4-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, and Val Licciardi was 4-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored for the Tigers against Northland Lutheran (3-8, 2-8 Marawood South).
Brittany Bredemann, Griesbach, Anna Golbach, and Sammy Kaiser added two hits apiece for Stratford.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Tigers 5, Cardinals 0
Stratford 000 101 3 – 5 10
Newman Catholic 000 000 0 – 0 3
Newman Catholic statistics not provided.
WP: Kiana Weiler.
SO: Weiler 9. BB: Weiler 0.
Top hitters: S, Brittany Bredemann 2B, run; Sammy Griesbach 3×4, 2 runs; Cassidy VanDerLeest 2×4, 2B, 3 RBIs; Sam Manecke 2×3, RBI.
Records: Stratford 14-6, 7-3 Marawood South; Wausau Newman Catholic 4-8, 4-7 Marawood South.
Tigers 18, Wildcats 0
Northland Lutheran 000 00 – 0 4
Stratford 537 3x – 18 21
Northland Lutheran statistics not reported.
SO: Weiler 6. BB: Weiler 0.
Top hitters: S, Bredemann 2×4, 2B, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Griesbach 2×4, RBI; Weiler 4×4, 2B, 2 RBIs; Sammy Kaiser 2×4, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs, 3 runs; Val Licciardi 4×4, 3 RBIs, 2 runs; McKenzie Ford 3 runs; Madisyn Daul 3 runs; Anna Golbach 2×3, 2 runs; Sydney Boeger 2 RBIs.
Records: Stratford 15-6, 8-3 Marawood South; Northland Lutheran 3-8, 2-8 Marawood South.