Marshfield Senior Legion loses to Stevens Point, Waupaca

The Marshfield Post 54 American Legion Senior baseball team saw its losing skid reach four games with a pair of losses Thursday and Friday.

Marshfield lost a Wisconsin Valley Legion League game to Stevens Point 4-1 on Thursday at home at Jack Hackman Field, then followed that up with a 6-2 non-league defeat at Waupaca on Friday.

Against Stevens Point, Marshfield scored first with a run in the second inning as Chandler Schmidt scored on a single by Jaeger Johnson.

Stevens Point quickly responded with two runs in the third inning on an RBI single from Justin Morton on a steal of home by Brady Franz on a double steal.

The Sixers plated two more in the fourth and their 4-1 lead held from there. Isaac Cychosz threw a complete game for Stevens Point, allowing just four hits while striking out three.

On Friday, Waupaca had single tallies in the first and fourth innings to take a 2-0 lead before Marshfield rallied to the tie with two in the fifth.

Preston Wagner delivered the big blow with a two-out single to score Riley Boushack and Tragen Bogdonivich.

Five-straight singles and a fielder’s choice groundout led to a four-run sixth for Waupaca, and pitcher Adam Kennedy finished off a complete game by sending down the Blue Devils in order in the seventh.

Marshfield will play a pair of non-league doubleheaders at home this weekend. The Blue Devils host Holmen at 1 p.m. Saturday and Onalaska at noon on Sunday.

Thursday’s Game
Stevens Point 4, Marshfield 1
Stevens Point 022 000 0 – 4 5 1
Marshfield 010 000 0 – 1 4 3
WP:
Isaac Cychosz. LP: Mason Coffren.
SO: Cychosz 3; Coffren (3 inn.) 2, Ty Pankratz (4 inn.) 1. BB: Cychosz 0; Coffren 3, Pankratz 0.
Top hitters: SP, Justin Morton 1×4, RBI; Zach Zimmerman 1×3, RBI. M, Jaeger Johnson 2×3, RBI.
Records: Stevens Point 15-8, 5-7 Wisconsin Valley Legion League; Marshfield 11-15, 5-8 WVLL.

Friday’s Game
Waupaca 6, Marshfield 2
Marshfield 000 020 0 – 2 3 1
Waupaca 100 104 x – 6 5 0
WP:
Adam Kennedy. LP: Logan Schreiner.
SO: Schreiner 1; Kennedy 9. BB: Schreiner 2; Kennedy 1.
Top hitters: M, Riley Boushack 2B, run; Preston Wagner 1×2, 2 RBIs. W, Drew Krcmar 1×2, 2 RBIs; Brandon Wanty 2 runs.
Records: Waupaca not reported; Marshfield 11-16.