BABA Highlights (Aug. 12)

NEW Media Staff

East-West Division

Little Falls 15

Caroline 1

Little Falls kept its perfect season alive with a convincing win over Caroline on Aug. 5 in Caroline.

Carter Kurki earned the win on the mound after striking out six batters over seven innings. Braiden Behnke was dealt the loss.

Hunter Gruenwald powered Little Falls at the plate with a grand slam among his two hits. Kurki also homered and joined Kyle Finger, Jenner Gullixon and Scott Aasen with two hits.

Aaron Hoffman posted two of Caroline’s seven hits.

Gresham 4

Marion 2

Gresham doubled up Marion on Aug. 7 in Gresham.

Paul Murphy earned the win for Gresham. Lukas Pecore homered to lead the team at the plate, while Cody Reimer tallied two hits.

Joe Weyenberg was dealt the loss on the mound. Mitch Elandt and Jake Westphal each doubled for Marion.

Gresham capped the regular season with an 8-5 record, while Marion finished 5-8.

Clintonville 13

Tilleda 1

Clintonville moved to 9-4 on the season after a lopsided win over Tilleda on Aug, 7 in Tilleda.

Turner Doornink led Clintonville with three hits, including a homer. Keenan Doornink, Jaden Doornink, Nate Morse, Mitch Ebben, Andy Lederer, Hunter Vollmer and Lean Ebben each chipped in two hits.

Vollmer also earned the win on the mound. Zach Fehrman took the loss on the hill for Tilleda, which ended the year 3-10.

Caroline 18

Leopolis 0

Caroline routed Leopolis on Aug. 7 in Leopolis. Caroline capped the regular season with a 7-6 record, while Leopolis went 1-12.

Aaron Hoffman earned the win on the mound and also tallied three hits at the plate. Presley Rosenow hit two home runs, a grand slam and a three-run shot, while Braiden Behnke tallied four hits.

Justin Reminger added three hits for Caroline, while Neil Hoffman and Tyler Marquardt recorded two each.

Nate Laude was the losing pitcher for Leopolis.

Neopit earns forfeit win

Neopit moved to 9-4 on the season after picking up a forfeit win over Shawano on Aug. 7.

Shawano ends the year with an 0-13 record.

Tigerton, Little Falls showdown postponed

The Aug. 7 game between Tigerton and Little Falls was postponed because of wet field conditions in Little Falls. A makeup game had not be scheduled as of press time.

Regardless of the outcome of the game, Little Falls would win the West Division as it was 12-0 before the contest. Tigerton was in second with its 10-2 mark.

Northern Division

Birnamwood 11

Hatley 10

Birnamwood earned a wild win over Hatley on Aug. 5 in Birnamwood. Chandler Fochs delivered the game-winning single for Birnamwood.

Brad Knoblock earned the win on the hill and led Birnamwood with four hits at the plate. Mason Meverden tallied three hits, while Austin Rekow and Fochs had two each.

Simon Stewart was the losing pitcher. Wyatt Brown clubbed two homers among his three hits for Hatley. Kyle Zblewski, Nick Cotter, Dan Schubring and Mitch Danielski each tallied two hits.

Birnamwood finished the year 5-7, while Hatley also finished 5-7.

Aniwa 4

Eland 2

Aniwa doubled up Eland on Aug. 7 in Aniwa. Both teams finished the regular season at 8-4.

Kody Szews earned the win for Aniwa, while Tyler Nelson took the loss.

Nolan Hoppe led Aniwa with three hits at the plate, while Ryan Govek had two knocks.

Joe Buss, Zach Bembenek and Alex Bembenek all recorded two hits for Eland.

Antigo/Polar 4

Elderon 2

Antigo/Polar also moved to 8-4 on the season after toppling Elderon on Aug. 7 in Antigo. Elderon fell to 7-5.

Mason Gray delivered the game-winning hit in the eighth inning, clubbing a grand slam. Eli Fleischman tallied three hits, while Cole Kuenzli had two.

AJ Kirsch picked up the win on the mound, while Trevor Groshek took the loss.

South Central Division

Green Lake, New London split pair

New London and Green Lake split a doubleheader on Aug. 7 in New London. Green Lake won game one 1-0, while New London won 2-1 in game two.

Cole Boge earned the win for Green Lake in game one, pitching all seven innings. Jared Danke drove in the game’s lone run and tallied two hits.

Myles Porter was the losing pitcher in game one. New London’s Chevyn Aus picked up the win in game two, with Andrew Parker posting two hits at the plate.

Derek Zamzow was the losing pitcher in game two for Green Lake, which capped the year with a 5-7 record and earned a No. 3 seed for the postseason. New London finished 8-4 to get the No. 2 seed and will host Green Lake in the first round of the playoffs on Aug. 14.

Scandinavia 14

Weymont 2

Scandinavia earned a five-inning win over Weymont on Aug. 7 in Scandinavia. Jeremy Dunihoo picked up the win on the mound, while Trevor Wetzel was dealt the loss.

Braden Hunkins hit two homers, including a grand slam, to power Scandinavia at the plate. Carter Zblewski homered and drove in four runs, while Hunter Lodzinski added two hits.

John Mueller homered and drove in both Weymont runs.

Weymont finished the year 2-10 and missed the playoffs. Scandinavia won the division with an 11-1 mark and will host No. 4 seed Plover in the first round of the playoffs on Aug. 14.