Marshfield softball grabs home win over Wausau East

first_imgBy Paul LeckerSports ReporterMARSHFIELD — Emily Draeger hit a two-run home run in the second inning, and Megan Donahue struck out 12 to lead the Marshfield softball team to a 4-1 victory over Wausau East on Tuesday at the Marshfield Fairgrounds.Donahue and Caitlyn Kozik had RBI singles in the first inning, and Draeger ripped a two-run homer in the second to put the Tigers (5-4, 2-3 Wisconsin Valley Conference) up 4-0 early.Donahue did the rest, scattering four hits and six walks while allowing just a single run that came in the seventh inning to earn the victory on the mound for Marshfield.Gracie Reineking and Angela Flashinski each had two hits to account for East’s (2-6, 0-5 WVC) offense.“Megan had another strong night on the mound for us, and our defense did a good job behind her,” Marshfield coach Mike Voss said. “Offensively, it was nice to get out to a 4-0 lead after two innings. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to get more the rest of the game.”Marshfield hosts Wausau West on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at the Marshfield Fairgounds.(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)Tigers 4, Lumberjacks 1Wausau East 000 000 1 – 1 4 1Marshfield 220 000 x – 4 6 1WP: Megan Donahue. LP: Olivia Zipperer.SO: Donahue 12; Zipperer 5. BB: Donahue 6; Zipperer 3.Top hitters: WE, Gacie Reineking 2×4, RBI; Angela Flashinski 2×2. M, Emily Draeger HR, 2 RBIs; Caitlin Kozik RBI; Donahue 2B, run.Records: Wausau East 2-6, 0-5 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Marshfield 5-4, 2-3 WVC.last_img

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