Marshfield softball loses two at Escanaba Tournament

ESCANABA, Mich. – The Marshfield softball team dropped a pair of games at the Escanaba Invitational on Saturday, finishing the two-day tournament with a 1-2 record.

Marshfield lost to host Escanaba (Mich.) 9-5 and Millington (Mich.) 10-0.

In the opener, Marshfield scored three times in the top of the fourth to tie the game with Escanaba at 4-4, but the Eskymos responded with a four-run sixth inning to forge ahead.

Brianna Jakobi had a double, a home run and three RBIs for Marshfield.

Marshfield was held to just one hit – a single by Madalen Bornbach – in the loss to Millington.

Marshfield (10-7) will play a Wisconsin Valley Conference doubleheader at Wausau East on Monday.

Eskymos 9, Tigers 5
Marshfield 010 300 1 – 5 6 2
Escanaba (Mich.) 103 104 x – 9 21 2
Escanaba statistics not provided.
LP:
Courtney Donahue.
SO: Donahue (5 inn.) 4, Taylor Barwick (1 inn.) 0. BB: Donahue 0, Barwick 0.
Top hitters: M, Brianna Jakobi 2×3, 2B, HR, 3 RBIs, 2 runs; Madalen Bornbach 2B, run.

Cardinals 10, Tigers 0
Millington (Mich.) 511 001 2 – 10 10 1
Marshfield 000 000 0 – 0 1 2
Millington statistics not reported.
LP:
Sandra Costa.
SO: Costa (3 inn.) 0, Donahue (4 inn.) 4. BB: Costa 3, Donahue 3.
Top hitters: M, Bornbach 1×3.