Marshfield softball drops WVC opener at Stevens Point

STEVENS POINT – Stevens Point scored four times in the first inning and put the game away with four more in the sixth, beating Marshfield 11-2 in the Wisconsin Valley Conference softball opener for both teams on Tuesday at Zenoff Park.

Rhiannon Corozolla had two hits, including a home run, and knocked in both runs for the Tigers (2-2 overall).

Taylor Barwick walked three and allowed four runs in the first inning to suffer the loss for Marshfield. Courtney Donahue struck out nine in 4 1/3 innings of relief, giving up the other seven runs.

Sam Saloun, Kayla Lass and Leah Earnest each had two RBIs for Stevens Point (2-0 overall).

Earnest earned the win, striking out seven in 5 1/3 innings.

Marshfield plays at Wisconsin Rapids on Thursday.

Panthers 11, Tigers 2
Marshfield 001 001 – 2 6 5
Stevens Point 400 214 – 11 7 0
WP:
Leah Earnest. LP: Taylor Barwick.
SO: Barwick (2/3 inn.) 0, Courtney Donahue (4 1/3 inn.) 9, Sandra Costa (1/3 inn.) 0; Earnest (5 1/3 inn.) 7, Kristin Richter (2/3 inn.) 2. BB: Barwick 3, Donahue 3, Costa 0; Earnest 2, Richter 0.
Top hitters: M, Jenna Jakobi 2×2, 2B; Rhiannon Corozolla 2×3, HR, 2 RBIs; Lauryn Jakobi 2×3. SP, Jenna Eilers 3 runs; Earnest 2×3, 2B, 2 RBIs; Kayla Lass 2 RBIs; Sam Saloun 2B, 2 RBIs.
Records: Marshfield 2-2, 0-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference; Stevens Point 2-0, 1-0 Wisconsin Valley Conference.