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Marshfield Junior Legion loses to Fond du Lac, eliminated from Wisconsin State 17U Tournament

Posted on 20 July 2017 by paul

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MARSHFIELD – The Marshfield Post 54 Junior Blue Devils were bounced from the Wisconsin State Junior 17U American Legion Baseball Tournament it is hosting after losing 12-3 to Fond du Lac on Thursday afternoon.

Marshfield lost to the Green Bay Shockers 13-3 on Wednesday night and following the loss to Fond du Lac exits the double-elimination tournament and finishes the season with a 19-9 record.

Fond du Lac scored twice in the top of the first inning and Marshfield quickly responded with two runs in the bottom of the frame.

Caden Schillinger singled home Riley Boushack, who led off with a double. With two outs, Tyler Spaeth scored on an error to tie the game 2-2.

Marshfield’s bats fell silent from there and Fond du Lac broke the game open with 10 runs from the fourth through sixth innings.

The Blue Devils’ final run came in the bottom of the sixth. Tyler Pankratz singled, moved to second on an error, and scored on a single by Tyler Wein.

Boushack and Schillinger each had two hits for Marshfield.

Fond du Lac 12, Marshfield 3
Fond du Lac 200 423 1 – 12 15 3
Marshfield 200 001 0 – 3 9 5
Fond du Lac roster not provided.
Will Voss.
SO: Voss (4 inn.) 1, Jacob Earll (1 inn.) 1, Matt Handrick (2 inn.) 1. BB: Voss 2, Earll 1, Handrick 1.
Top hitters: M, Riley Boushack 2×4, 2B, run; Caden Schillinger 2×4; Tyler Wein 1×1, RBI.

2017 Wisconsin 17U State American Legion Baseball Tournament
July 19-23, at Jack Hackman Field, Marshfield
Wednesday, July 19

Kimberly 5, Plover 0
Eau Claire 5, Fond du Lac 4
West De Pere 11, Union Grove 1
Green Bay Shockers 13, Marshfield 3
Thursday, July 20
Union Grove 3, Plover 2
Fond du Lac 12, Marshfield 3
West De Pere 7, Kimberly 0
Eau Claire 6, Green Bay Shockers 4
Friday, July 21
Fond du Lac 7, Kimberly 0 (forfeit)
Union Grove 14, Green Bay Shockers 4
West De Pere 11, Eau Claire 1
Saturday, July 22
Eau Claire vs. Union Grove, 1 p.m.
Fond du Lac vs. West De Pere, 4 p.m.
Sunday, July 23
Championship round if West De Pere defeats Fond du Lac on Saturday

Eau Claire-Union Grove winner vs. West De Pere, noon (will play again after if West De Pere loses)
Championship round if Fond du Lac defeats West De Pere on Saturday
Fond du Lac vs. Eau Claire-Union Grove winner, noon
Noon game winner vs. West De Pere (45 minutes after completion of first game)

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