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Auburndale softball upsets Markesan in WIAA Division 4 regional semifinal

Posted on 24 May 2017 by paul

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MARKESAN – Alexis Sappe and Maggie Willfahrt combined on a one-hitter as the Auburndale softball team pulled off a 7-1 upset at No. 3 seed Markesan in a WIAA Division 4 regional semifinal Wednesday.

Auburndale (10-8), the sixth seed in the regional, moves on to a regional final at No. 2 Stevens Point Pacelli (16-8) on Friday.

Auburndale led 2-1 after three innings and put the game away with two runs in the sixth inning and three more in the seventh.

Alexis Soppe allowed one run and one hit in three innings, and Maggie Willfahrt came in an threw four hitless innings of relief to finish off the victory for Auburndale.

Jenna Ertl had three hits and scored three times, Hannah Bolder had three hits, including two doubles, and drove in three runs, and Mackenzie Raab had a double and two RBIs for Auburndale.

Apaches 7, Hornets 1
Auburndale 101 002 3 – 7 10
Markesan 001 000 0 – 1 1
Markesan statistics not reported.
WP:
Maggie Willfahrt.
SO: Alexis Soppe (3 inn.) 0, Willfahrt (4 inn.) 2. BB: Soppe 3, Willfahrt 5.
Top hitters: A, Brooke Anderson 2×4, run; Mackenzie Raab 2B, 2 RBIs, run; Jenna Ertl 3×4, 3 runs; Hannah Bolder 3×4, 2 2Bs, 3 RBIs; Marissa Ponshock RBI.
Records: Auburndale 10-8; Stevens Point Pacelli 16-8.

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Auburndale softball rallies late to beat Columbus Catholic

Posted on 22 May 2017 by paul

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AUBURNDALE – Auburndale scored seven runs in its final two at-bats to pull away and defeat Marshfield Columbus Catholic 11-4 in a nonconference softball game Monday at Auburndale High School.

The game was added to the schedule after Auburndale’s annual tournament scheduled for May 20 was canceled due to inclement weather.

The game was tied 4-4 through four innings before Auburndale scored three times in the fifth inning and added four more in the sixth.

Alexis Soppe earned the victory for the Apaches, throwing three hitless innings of relief with two strikeouts.

Marissa Ponshock had a double and scored twice, and Rachael Bolder and Soppe also scored a pair of runs each for Auburnadale (10-8).

Maren Seefluth had three runs scored and Maddie DeSmet had two RBIs for Columbus (6-12).

Columbus Catholic hosts a WIAA Division 5 regional quarterfinal Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the Marshfield Fairgrounds against Northland Lutheran/Wisconsin Valley Lutheran. Auburndale opens postseason play Wednesday with a Division 4 regional semifinal at Markesan.

Apaches 11, Dons 4
Columbus Catholic 120 100 0 – 4 3 3
Auburndale 310 034 x – 11 7 4
WP:
Alexis Soppe. LP: Maddie DeSmet.
SO: Sierra Litwaitis (2 inn.) 1, Ella Schultz (2 inn.) 0, DeSmet (1 inn.) 0, Addison Baierl (1 inn.) 1; Rachael Bolder (4 inn.) 3, Soppe (3 inn.) 2. BB: Litwaitis 3, Schultz 1, DeSmet 4, Baierl 1; R. Bolder 5, Soppe 1.
Top hitters: CC, Maren Seefluth 3 runs; DeSmet 2 RBIs. A, Marissa Ponshock 2×3, 2B, 2 runs; R. Bolder 2 runs; Soppe 2 runs.
Records: Columbus Catholic 6-12; Auburndale 10-8.

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Stratford softball tops Auburndale in Marawood South finale

Posted on 18 May 2017 by paul

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STRATFORD – Eight different Stratford players had hits, and Sammy Kaiser hit a home run and had two RBIs to lift the Tigers past Auburndale 14-4 in a Marawood Conference South Division softball game Thursday at Hilgemann Field.

The game was the Marawood South finale for both teams. Auburndale is now 9-8 overall and finishes 6-6 in conference play, while Stratford improves to 16-6 and ends up 9-3 in the Marawood South.

Sammy Griesbach was 3-for-4 with two runs scored, Cassidy VanDerLeest, Courtney Kaiser and Shalynn Griesmer each added a pair of hits, and Kaiser had three RBIs for the Tigers.

Kiana Weiler earned the win, striking out six in the five-inning, complete-game effort.

Marissa Ponshock hit a home run and Mackenzie Raab had two RBIs for Auburndale.

Stratford hosts Spencer in a nonconference game Friday, while Auburndale is off until Saturday when it hosts its annual tournament.

Tigers 14, Apaches 4
Auburndale 030 10 – 4 7 0
Stratford 293 0x – 14 13 2
WP:
Kiana Weiler. LP: Alexis Soppe.
SO: Soppe (1 2/3 inn.) 0, Maggie Willfahrt (2 1/3 inn.) 1; Weiler 6. BB: Soppe 3, Willfahrt 6; Weiler 0.
Top hitters: A, Mackenzie Raab 1×3, 2 RBIs; Marissa Ponshock HR, RBI; Rachael Bolder 2×3; Willfahrt 2B. S, Brittany Bredemann 1×3, 2 RBIs; Sammy Griesbach 3×4, 2 runs; Weiler 2 RBIs; Sammy Kaiser HR, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Cassidy VanDerLeest 2×2, RBI; Courtney Kaiser 2×4, 3B, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Shalynn Griesmer 2×4, 2 runs; Sam Manecke 2 runs; Val Licciardi 3B, 2 runs, 3 RBIs.
Records: Auburndale 9-8, 6-6 Marawood Conference South Division; Stratford 16-6, 9-3 Marawood South.

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2017 WIAA state softball playoffs, regional scores & schedule

Posted on 17 May 2017 by paul

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The 2017 WIAA state softball playoffs kicked off with regional quarterfinals and a few regional semifinals Tuesday across Wisconsin.

Regional semifinals continue in all five divisions on Wednesday, May 24, with regional finals scheduled for Friday, May 26.

Regional winners move on to the sectionals. Sectional semifinals are Tuesday, May 30, and sectional finals are Thursday, June 1. Survivors qualify for the WIAA State Softball Tournament at Goodman Fields in Madison on June 8-10.

Here is a look at the entire WIAA softball regional scores and schedule:

2017 WIAA State Softball Playoffs
Division 1
Sectional 1
Regional semifinals, May 23

No. 5 Marshfield 8, No. 12 New Richmond 0
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 9 Wisconsin Rapids at No. 8 Wausau West
No. 13 Wausau East at No. 4 Superior
No. 14 River Falls at No. 3 D.C. Everest
No. 11 Eau Claire North at No. 6 Eau Claire Memorial
No. 10 Menomonie at No. 7 Hudson
Regional finals, May 26
Wisconsin Rapids-Wausau West winner at No. 1 Stevens Point
No. 5 Marshfield vs. TBA
Hudson-Menomonie winner at No. 2 Chippewa Falls
Sectional 3
Regional semifinals, May 23

No. 3 Holmen 4, No. 14 Madison West 0
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 9 Madison East at No. 8 Monona Grove
No. 12 Madison Memorial at No. 5 Verona
No. 13 Madison La Follette at No. 4 La Crosse Central
No. 11 Tomah at No. 6 Middleton
No. 10 Baraboo at No. 7 Waunakee
Regional finals, May 26
Madison East-Monona Grove winner at No. 1 Sun Prairie
No. 3 Holmen vs. TBA
Waunakee-Baraboo winner at No. 2 DeForest
Sectional 2
Regional semifinals, May 24

No. 9 Appleton North at No. 8 De Pere
No. 12 Green Bay East at No. 5 Hortonville
No. 13 Menasha at No. 4 Green Bay Preble
No. 14 Green Bay Southwest at No. 3 Pulaski
No. 11 Appleton West at No. 6 Ashwaubenon
No. 10 Appleton East at No. 7 Kimberly
Regional finals, May 26
Appleton North-De Pere winner at No. 1 Kaukauna
Kimberly-Appleton East winner at No. 2 Bay Port
Sectional 4
Regional semifinals, May 24

No. 9 Sheboygan North at No. 8 Sheboygan South
No. 12 Manitowoc at No. 5 West Bend West
No. 13 Oconomowoc at No. 4 Slinger
No. 14 Hartford at No. 3 Beaver Dam
No. 11 Fond du Lac at No. 6 Oshkosh West
No. 10 Neenah at No. 7 West Bend East
Regional finals, May 26
Sheboygan North-Sheboygan South winner at No. 1 Oshkosh North
West Bend East-Neenah winner at No. 2 Watertown
Sectional 5
Regional semifinals, May 24

No. 9 Burlington at No. 8 Oregon
No. 12 Janesville Parker at No. 5 Beloit Memorial
No. 13 Stoughton at No. 4 Fort Atkinson
No. 14 Milton at No. 3 Janesville Craig
No. 11 Waterford at No. 6 Elkhorn
No. 10 Lake Geneva Badger at No. 7 Union Grove
Regional finals, May 26
Burlington-Oregon winner at No. 1 Westosha Central
Union Grove-Lake Geneva Badger winner at No. 2 Wilmot
Sectional 7
Regional semifinals, May 24

No. 9 Brookfield East at No. 8 Brookfield Central
No. 12 Milwaukee Washington at No. 5 Whitefish Bay
No. 13 Milwaukee Vincent at No. 4 Cedarburg
No. 14 Milwaukee Madison at No. 3 Mequon Homestead
No. 11 Milwaukee Riverside/Golda Meir at No. 6 Greendale Nicolet
No. 10 Milwaukee Bradley at No. 7 Milwaukee King
Regional finals, May 26
Brookfield East-Brookfield Central winner at No. 1 Germantown
Milwaukee King-Milwaukee Bradley winner at No. 2 Milwaukee Divine Savior Holy Angels
Sectional 6
Regional semifinals, May 23

No. 3 Hartland Arrowhead 15, No. 14 Milwaukee Pulaski/Arts/Carmen South/Juneau 0
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 9 Wauwatosa East at No. 8 Sussex Hamilton
No. 12 West Allis Central at No. 5 Waukesha West
No. 13 Milwaukee Hamilton at No. 4 West Allis Hale
No. 11 Waukesha South at No. 6 Waukesha North
No. 10 Mukwonago at No. 7 Wauwatosa West
Regional finals, May 26
Wauwatosa East-Hamilton winner at No. 1 Kettle Moraine
No. 3 Hartland Arrowhead vs. TBA
Wauwatosa West-Mukwonago winner at No. 2 Menomonee Falls
Sectional 8
Regional semifinals, May 24

No. 9 Greendale at No. 8 South Milwaukee
No. 12 Racine Park at No. 5 Muskego
No. 13 Milwaukee Reagan at No. 4 Franklin
No. 14 Milwaukee Bay View/Lifelong Learning
No. 11 Racine Horlick at No. 6 Kenosha Indian Trail
No. 10 Kenosha Tremper at No. 7 Racine Case
Regional finals, May 26
Greendale-South Milwaukee winner at No. 1 Oak Creek
Racine Case-Kenosha Tremper winner at No. 2 Kenosha Bradford/Reuther
Division 2
Sectional 1
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 8 Amery 11, No. 9 Black River Falls 0
No. 8 Hayward 13, No. 9 Ashland 9
No. 7 Lakeland 23, No. 10 Colby/Abbotsford 11
Regional quarterfinals, May 24
No. 10 Sparta at No. 7 La Crosse Logan
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 8 Amery at No. 1 Baldwin-Woodville
No. 5 West Salem at No. 4 Osceola
No. 6 Somerset at No. 3 Ellsworth
No. 8 Hayward at No. 1 Rice Lake
No. 5 Merrill at No. 4 Rhinelander
No. 6 Medford at No. 3 Mosinee
No. 7 Lakeland at No. 2 Antigo/White Lake
Regional semifinals, May 25
La Crosse Logan-Sparta winner at No. 2 Onalaska
Sectional 4
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 9 Ripon at No. 8 Milwaukee Lutheran
No. 9 Milwaukee Pius XI Catholic at No. 8 Milwaukee School of Languages
No. 7 St. Francis 18, No. 10 Milwaukee St. Anthony 2
Regional quarterfinals, May 24
No. 10 Shorewood at No. 7 Brown Deer
Regional semifinals, May 24
Ripon-Milwaukee Lutheran at No. 1 Grafton
No. 5 Plymouth at No. 4 Port Washington
No. 6 Sheboygan Falls/Kohler at No. 3 Kewaskum
Pius XI-School of Languages winner at No. 1 New Berlin West
No. 5 Milwaukee St. Thomas More at No. 4 New Berlin Eisenhower
No. 6 Wisconsin Lutheran at No. 3 Cudahy
No. 7 St. Francis at No. 2 Whitnall
Regional semifinals, May 25
Brown Deer-Shorewood winner at No. 2 Waupun
Sectional 2
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 8 Waupaca 12, No. 9 Appleton Xavier 3
No. 10 Berlin at No. 7 Little Chute
No. 9 Green Bay Notre Dame 10, No. 8 Clintonville 6
No. 7 Two Rivers 10, No. 10 Green Bay West 2
Regional semifinals, May 23
No. 3 Denmark 13, No. 6 Oconto Falls 1
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 8 Waupaca at No. 1 Freedom
No. 5 Fox Valley Lutheran at No. 4 Winneconne
No. 6 West De Pere at No. 3 Wrightstown
Little Chute-Berlin winner at No. 2 New London
No. 9 Green Bay Notre Dame at No. 1 Seymour
No. 5 Marinette at No. 4 Shawano
No. 7 Two Rivers at No. 2 Luxemburg-Casco
Sectional 3
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 9 Madison Edgewood 6, No. 8 Reedsburg 2
No. 10 Lodi at No. 7 Mount Horeb
Regional quarterfinals, May 23
No. 9 Pewaukee at No. 8 Whitewater
No. 10 Big Foot at No. 7 East Troy
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 9 Madison Edgewood at No. 1 McFarland
No. 5 Adams-Friendship at No. 4 Sauk Prairie
No. 6 Mauston at No. 3 Portage
Mount Horeb-Lodi winner at No. 2 Evansville
No. 5 Monroe at No. 4 Jefferson
No. 6 Waukesha Catholic Memorial at No. 3 Edgerton
Regional semifinals, May 25
Pewaukee-Whitewater winner at No. 1 Beloit Turner
East Troy-Big Foot winner at No. 2 Delavan-Darien
Division 3
Sectional 1
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 9 Frederic/Luck 4, No. 8 Unity 1
No. 7 Ladysmith 15, No. 10 Webster/Siren 0
No. 8 Neillsville/Granton 8, No. 9 St. Croix Central 1
No. 7 Stanley-Boyd 21, No. 10 Nekoosa 10
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 9 Frederic/Luck at No. 1 Northwestern
No. 5 St. Croix Falls at No. 4 Cumberland
No. 6 Barron at No. 3 Cameron
No. 7 Ladysmith at No. 2 Spooner
No. 8 Neillsville/Granton at No. 1 Bloomer
No. 5 Stratford at No. 4 Prescott
No. 6 Durand at No. 3 Elk Mound
No. 7 Stanley-Boyd at No. 2 Altoona
Sectional 4
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 9 Wisconsin Dells 9, No. 8 Wautoma 2
No. 7 Cedar Grove-Belgium 16, No. 10 Racine St. Catherine’s 6
Regional quarterfinals, May 24
No. 10 Winnebago Lutheran at No. 7 North Fond du Lac
No. 9 Oostburg at No. 8 Whitefish Bay Dominican
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 9 Wisconsin Dells at No. 1 Laconia
No. 5 Lomira at No. 4 Mayville
No. 6 Westfield at No. 3 Campbellsport
No. 5 Watertown Luther Prep at No. 4 Kettle Moraine Lutheran
No. 6 Kenosha St. Joseph at No. 3 Greendale Martin Luther
No. 7 Cedar Grove-Belgium at No. 2 Random Lake
Regional semifinals, May 25
North Fond du Lac-Winnebago Lutheran winner at No. 2 Poynette
Oostburg-Dominican winner at No. 1 Shoreland Lutheran
Sectional 2
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 9 Wittenberg-Birnamwood 5, No. 8 Gillett/Suring 3
No. 10 Northland Pines at No. 7 Amherst
Regional semifinals, May 23
No. 3 Tomahawk 12, No. 6 Omro 0
No. 3 Southern Door 4, No. 6 New Holstein 1
Regional quarterfinals, May 24
No. 9 Sturgeon Bay at No. 8 Howards Grove
No. 10 Kiel at No. 7 Manitowoc Roncalli
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 9 Wittenberg-Birnamwood at No. 1 Oconto
No. 5 Bonduel at No. 4 Peshtigo
Amherst-Northland Pines winner at No. 2 Weyauwega-Fremont
No. 5 Valders at No. 4 Kewaunee
Regional semifinals, May 25
Sturgeon Bay-Howards Grove winner at No. 1 Brillion
Roncall-Kiel winner at No. 2 Chilton
Sectional 3
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 8 Platteville 10, No. 9 Richland Center 0
No. 7 Lancaster 8, No. 10 Prairie du Chien 7
No. 10 Clinton at No. 7 Belleville
Regional quarterfinals, May 23
No. 9 Lake Mills at No. 8 Waterloo
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 8 Platteville at No. 1 La Crosse Aquinas
No. 5 Westby at No. 4 Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau
No. 6 Viroqua at No. 3 Dodgeville
Lancaster-Prairie du Chien at No. 2 Arcadia
No. 5 Palmyra-Eagle at No. 4 Brodhead
No. 6 Lakeside Lutheran at No. 3 River Valley
Belleville-Clinton winner at No. 2 Marshall
Regional semifinals, May 25
Lake Mills-Waterloo winner at No. 1 Columbus
Division 4
Sectional 1
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 8 Boyceville 9, No. 9 Chetek-Weyerhaeuser 1
No. 7 Glenwood City 15, No. 10 Cornell/Lake Holcombe 0
No. 8 Cadott 24, No. 9 Spring Valley 14
No. 7 Fall Creek 15, No. 10 Edgar 0
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 8 Boyceville at No. 1 Phillips
No. 6 Shell Lake at No. 3 Grantsburg
Glenwood City-Cornell/Lake Holcombe winner at No. 2 Clayton/Turtle Lake
No. 8 Cadott at No. 1 Spencer
No. 5 Eau Claire Regis at No. 4 Thorp
No. 6 Colfax at No. 3 Athens
No. 7 Fall Creek at No. 2 Marathon
Regional semifinals, May 25
No. 5 Chequamegon at No. 4 Flambeau
Sectional 4
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 9 Darlington 7, No. 8 River Ridge/Cassville 4
No. 10 Benton/Shullsburg 10, No. 7 New Glarus 3
Regional quarterfinals, May 24
No. 9 Kenosha Christian Life at No. 8 Pardeeville
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 9 Darlington at No. 1 Iowa-Grant
No. 5 Fennimore at No. 4 Boscobel
No. 6 Cuba City at No. 3 Mineral Point
No. 10 Benton/Shullsburg at No. 2 Wisconsin Heights
No. 5 Cambridge at No. 4 Racine Lutheran
No. 6 Lake Country Lutheran at No. 3 Deerfield
No. 7 Dodgeland at No. 2 Parkview
Regional semifinals, May 25
Kenosha Christian Life-Pardeeville winner at No. 1 Juda/Albany
Sectional 2
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 9 Crivitz at No. 8 Crandon
No. 7 Laona/Wabeno 16, No. 10 Menominee Indian 1
Regional semifinals, May 23
No. 3 Algoma 5, No. 6 Neenah St. Mary Catholic 1
Regional quarterfinals, May 24
No. 9 Stockbridge/Hilbert at No. 8 Gibraltar/Washington Island
No. 10 Sheboygan Area Lutheran at No. 7 Fond du Lac St. Mary’s Springs
Regional semifinals, May 24
Crivitz-Crandon winner at No. 1 Shiocton
No. 5 Phelps/Three Lakes at No. 4 Iola-Scandinavia
No. 6 Manawa at No. 3 Rosholt
No. 7 Laona/Wabeno at No. 2 Coleman
No. 5 Manitowoc Lutheran at No. 4 Reedsville
Regional semifinals, May 25
Stockbridge/Hilbert-Gibraltar/Washington Island winner at No. 1 Oshkosh Lourdes
St. Mary’s Springs-Sheboygan Area Lutheran winner at No. 2 Mishicot
Sectional 3
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 9 Melrose-Mindoro 10, No. 8 Whitehall 7
No. 8 Princeton/Green Lake 17, No. 9 Wayland Academy 2
No. 7 Montello 16, No. 10 Pittsville 1
Regional semifinals, May 23
No. 2 Onalaska Luther 18, No. 7 Eleva-Strum 0
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 9 Melrose-Mindoro at No. 1 Cochrane-Fountain City
No. 5 Mondovi at No. 4 Brookwood
No. 6 Osseo-Fairchild at No. 3 Independence/Gilmanton
No. 8 Princeton/Green Lake at No. 1 Horicon
No. 5 Necedah at No. 4 Tri-County
No. 6 Auburndale at No. 3 Markesan
No. 7 Montello at No. 2 Stevens Point Pacelli
Division 5
Sectional 1
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 8 Prentice 6, No. 9 Elmwood 5
No. 10 Rib Lake at No. 7 Clear Lake
No. 8 Mellen 17, No. 9 Bayfield 0
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 8 Prentice at No. 1 Chippewa Falls McDonell
No. 5 Prairie Farm at No. 4 Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran
No. 6 Plum City at No. 3 Gilman
Clear Lake-Rib Lake winner at No. 2 Pepin/Alma
No. 8 Mellen at No. 1 Hurley
No. 5 Northwood at No. 4 Birchwood
No. 6 Solon Springs at No. 3 Bruce
No. 7 Butternut/Mercer at No. 2 Drummond
Sectional 4
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 7 Potosi 15, No. 10 Pecatonica 0
No. 8 Monticello 18, No. 9 Faith Christian 2
Regional quarterfinals, May 24
No. 9 North Crawford at No. 8 Riverdale
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 5 Seneca at No. 4 Barneveld
No. 6 Highland at No. 3 Wauzeka-Steuben
No. 7 Potosi at No. 2 Southwestern
No. 8 Monticello at No. 1 Johnson Creek
No. 5 Burlington Catholic Central at No. 4 Argyle
No. 6 Fall River at No. 3 Black Hawk
No. 7 Hustisford at No. 2 Williams Bay
Regional semifinals, May 25
North Crawford-Riverdale at No. 1 Belmont
Sectional 2
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 9 Tigerton 17, No. 8 Florence 5
No. 7 Marion 17, No. 10 Pembine/Goodman 2
No. 9 Sevastopol 17, No. 8 Living Word Lutheran 6
No. 7 Green Bay NEW Lutheran 10, No. 10 Rio 0
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 9 Tigerton at No. 1 Wausaukee
No. 5 Bowler at No. 4 Niagara
No. 6 Elcho at No. 3 St. Thomas Aquinas/Lena
No. 7 Marion at No. 2 Gresham
No. 9 Sevastopol at No. 1 Oakfield
No. 5 Wild Rose at No. 4 Cambria-Friesland
No. 6 Randolph at No. 3 Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah
No. 7 Green Bay NEW Lutheran at No. 2 Almond-Bancroft
Sectional 3
Regional quarterfinals, May 23

No. 8 Marshfield Columbus Catholic 5, No. 9 Northland Lutheran/Wisconsin Valley Lutheran 1
No. 10 Owen-Withee at No. 7 Port Edwards
Regional semifinals, May 23
No. 3 Greenwood 16, No. 6 Wausau Newman Catholic 1
Regional quarterfinals, May 24
No. 9 Royall at No. 8 Wonewoc-Center
No. 11 Kickapoo at No. 6 Hillsboro
No. 10 Weston at No. 7 La Farge
Regional semifinals, May 24
No. 8 Marshfield Columbus Catholic at No. 1 Wisconsin Rapids Assumption
No. 5 Loyal at No. 4 Augusta
Port Edwards-Owen-Withee winner at No. 2 Blair-Taylor
No. 5 New Lisbon at No. 4 Cashton
Regional semifinals, May 25
Royall-Wonewoc-Center winner at No. 1 De Soto
Hillsboro-Kickapoo winner at No. 3 Ithaca
La Farge-Weston winner at No. 2 Bangor

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Auburndale softball rips Wausau Newman

Posted on 15 May 2017 by paul

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AUBURNDALE – A nine-run fourth inning propelled the Auburndale softball team to a 13-2 blowout of Wausau Newman Catholic in a Marawood Conference South Division game Monday at Auburndale High School.

The Apaches led just 2-1 before scoring two runs in the third inning and adding nine more in the fourth to pull away.

Nine different Auburndale players scored and the Apaches (9-7, 6-5 Marawood South) took advantage of nine walks to earn the win.

Alex Soppe earned the win for the Apaches, allowing just two hits and two walks in four innings. She also had two doubles and two RBIs at the plate.

Hannah Bolder added a single, a double and two RBIs, and Jenna Ertl also had two hits for Auburndale.

Auburndale plays at Stratford on Thursday in its final Marawood South game of the season.

Apaches 13, Cardinals 2
Newman Catholic 001 01 – 2 3
Auburndale 112 9x – 13 9
Newman statistics not provided.
WP:
Alexis Soppe.
SO: Soppe (4 inn.) 3, Maggie Willfahrt (1 inn.) 0. BB: Soppe 2, Willfahrt 2.
Top hitters: A, Brooke Anderson 2 SBs, 2 runs; Mackenzie Raab 2 BBs, 2 runs; Jenna Ertl 2×3, 2 runs; Hannah Bolder 2×3, 2B, 2 RBIs, 2 runs; Soppe 2×3, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs.
Records: Wausau Newman Catholic 4-7, 4-6 Marawood South; Auburndale 9-7, 6-5 Marawood South.

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Auburndale’s Rachael Bolder no-hits Northland Lutheran

Posted on 12 May 2017 by paul

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KRONENWETTER – Auburndale’s Rachael Bolder tossed a six-inning no-hitter and the Apaches rolled to a 13-0 win over Northland Lutheran in Marawood Conference South Division softball action Friday.

Bolder struck out 10 and did not walk a batter in her no-hit victory, and also had a double and three RBIs.

Brooke Anderson was 2-for-3 and scored three times, and Marissa Ponshock, Mackenzie Raab and Jenna Ertl each had a pair of RBIs for the Apaches (8-7, 5-5 Marawood South).

The Apaches lost at Marathon 12-3 on Thursday. Mackenzie Raab had two of Auburndale’s five hits, and Hannah Bolder had two RBIs.

Auburndale hosts Wausau Newman Catholic on Monday.

Apaches 13, Wildcats 0
Auburndale 006 304 – 13 8
Northland Lutheran 000 000 – 0 0
Northland Lutheran statistics not provided.
WP:
Rachael Bolder.
SO: R. Bolder 10. BB: R. Bolder 0.
Top hitters: A, Brooke Anderson 2×3, 3 runs, RBI; Mackenzie Raab 1×3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Jenna Ertl 2 RBIs, 3 runs, 3 SBs; Hannah Bolder 2 runs; Marissa Ponshock 2 RBIs; R. Bolder 2B, 3 RBIs.
Records: Auburndale 8-7, 5-5 Marawood Conference South Division; Northland Lutheran 3-7, 2-7 Marawood South.

Thursday’s Game
Raiders 12, Apaches 3
Auburndale 003 000 0 – 3 5
Marathon 421 221 – 12 11
Marathon statistics not reported.
LP:
Maggie Willfahrt.
SO: M. Willfahrt (3 inn.) 3, Rachael Bolder (3 inn.) 2. BB: Willfahrt 3, R. Bolder 2.
Top hitters: A, Mackenzie Raab 2×3; Hannah Bolder 2B, 2 RBIs.
Records: Auburndale 7-7, 4-5 Marawood South; Marathon 14-4, 8-1 Marawood South.

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Auburndale softball pounds Pittsville

Posted on 09 May 2017 by paul

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AUBURNDALE – Auburndale had its offense rolling Tuesday as it pounded out 17 hits and cruised past Pittsville 27-10 in a Marawood Conference South Division softball game at Auburndale High School.

The Apaches scored 11 times in the first inning, added seven more in the second, and had eight runs in the third to open up a 26-5 lead through three.

Nine different Auburndale players had hits, seven of which had at least two, and 11 Apaches scored in the win.

Marissa Ponshock was 3-for-3 with three runs scored and three RBIs, and Hannah Bolder and Brooke Anderson each had two hits and three RBIs as well for Auburndale.

Auburndale (7-6, 4-4 Marawood South) plays at Marathon on Thursday.

Apaches 27, Panthers 10
Pittsville 140 41 – 10 8
Auburndale (11)78 1x – 27 17
Pittsville statistics not reported.
WP:
Carly Willfahrt.
SO: Maggie Willfahrt (1 inn.) 2, C. Willfahrt (2 inn.) 1, Natalie Aue (2 inn.) 0. BB: M. Willfahrt 1, C. Willfahrt 4, Aue 5.
Top hitters: A, Brooke Anderson 2×3, 2B, 3B, 3 RBIs, 4 runs; Mackenzie Raab 2×4, 3B, 4 runs, RBI; Jenna Ertl 2×5, 3 runs, RBI; Hannah Bolder 2×2, 2B, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Marissa Ponshock 3×3, 3 runs, 3 RBIs; Kaeden Dvorak 2×5, 2 RBIs; Emma Dimick 2 runs; Teryn Lau 2×4,2B, 2 RBIs, 2 runs; Rachael Bolder 2 runs; Aue 2B, 3 runs.
Records: Pittsville 0-13, 0-9 Marawood South; Auburndale 7-6, 4-4 Marawood South.

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Auburndale softball blanks Northland Lutheran

Posted on 08 May 2017 by paul

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AUBURNDALE – Hannah Bolder and Marissa Ponshock each went 3-for-3 with two RBIs to help the Auburndale softball team to a 10-0 defeat of Northland Lutheran in a Marawood Conference South Division game Monday at Auburndale High School.

Auburndale (6-6, 3-4 Marawood South) scored two runs in each of the first three innings and added four more in the fourth, eventually winning the game via the 10-run rule after 4½ innings.

Rachael Bolder tossed a five-inning, five-hit shutout for the Apaches, striking out two. She also had two hits at the plate.

Emma Dimick added two hits and two RBIs for Auburndale.

Auburndale hosts Pittsville on Tuesday.

Apaches 10, Wildcats 0
Northland Lutheran 000 00 – 0 5
Auburndale 222 4x – 10 14
Northland Lutheran statistics not provided.
WP:
Rachael Bolder.
SO: R. Bolder 2. BB: R. Bolder 1.
Top hitters: A, Hannah Bolder 3×3, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs, 3 runs; Marissa Ponshock 3×3, 2B, 2 RBIs, 2 runs; R. Bolder 2×3; Emma Dimick 2×3, 2 RBIs.
Records: Northland Lutheran 3-6, 2-6 Marawood Conference South Division; Auburndale 6-6, 3-4 Marawood South.

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Weiler drives in five, earns pitching win as Stratford softball beats Auburndale

Posted on 04 May 2017 by paul

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AUBURNDALE – Stratford blew open a tight game with seven combined runs in the fifth and sixth innings and went on to beat Auburndale 10-2 in a Marawood Conference South Division softball game Thursday at Auburndale High School.

Stratford is now 8-4 overall and 4-2 in the Marawood South. Auburndale drops to 5-5 and 2-3 in the conference.

Kiana Weiler threw a complete game to earn the win on the mound for the Tigers, striking out four and walking none. She also went 3-for-3 with two doubles and five RBIs to lead the offensive attack.

Sammy Griesbach added three hits and two RBIs, and was one of five Tigers to score twice in the win.

Hannah Bolder and Rachael Bolder each went 2-for-3 to lead the Apaches offensively.

Stratford pounded out nine hits and used eight walks from Auburndale’s two pitchers to plate 10 runs.

Auburndale plays at first-place Wisconsin Rapids Assumption on Friday. Stratford is back in action Saturday at the Bloomer Invitational.

Tigers 10, Apaches 2
Stratford 003 025 0 – 10 9
Auburndale 001 100 0 – 2 8
WP:
Kiana Weiler. LP: Maggie Willfahrt.
SO: Weiler 4; Willfahrt (6 inn.) 1, Rachael Bolder (1 inn.) 0. BB: Weiler 0; Willfahrt 6, R. Bolder 2.
Top hitters: S, Sammy Griesbach 3×4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs; Weiler 3×3, 2 2Bs, 5 RBIs; Brittany Bredemann 2B, 2 runs; Mackenzie Ford 2 runs; Val Licciardi 2 runs; Madison Daul 2 runs; A, Hannah Bolder 2×3; R. Bolder 2×3.
Records: Stratford 8-4, 4-2 Marawood Conference South Division; Auburndale 5-5, 2-3 Marawood South.

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Auburndale softball knocks off Wausau Newman Catholic

Posted on 28 April 2017 by paul

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WAUSAU – Auburndale scored five times in the final two innings to surge past Wausau Newman Catholic and pick up a 12-7 win in a Marawood Conference South Division softball game Friday.

The Apaches scored three times in the both the second and fourth innings to grab a 7-3 lead, and after Newman closed to within a run, Auburndale plated four runs in the sixth and one in the seventh to complete the victory.

Auburndale is now 5-4 overall and 2-2 in the Marawood South, while Newman drops to 2-3 overall and in conference play.

Maggie Willfahrt earned the victory, allowing four runs in four innings of relief of Rachael Bolder. She struck out two.

Mackenzie Raab went 3-for-4 and scored twice, and Brooke Anderson and Marissa Ponshock each drove in three runs for Auburndale.

Auburndale plays a nonconference game at Edgar on Tuesday.

Apaches 12, Cardinals 7
Auburndale 130 304 1 – 12 13
Wausau Newman Catholic 012 030 1 – 7 6
Newman statistics not provided.
WP:
Maggie Willfahrt.
SO: Rachael Bolder (3 inn.) 2, M. Willfahrt (4 inn.) 2. BB: R. Bolder 2, M. Willfahrt 4.
Top hitters: A, Brooke Anderson 2×3, 2 runs, 3 RBIs; Mackenzie Raab 3×4, 2 runs; Marissa Ponshock 3 RBIs; R. Bolder 2×3, 4 runs; Teryn Lau 2×2, 2 RBIs.
Records: Auburndale 5-4, 2-2 Marawood Conference South Division; Wausau Newman Catholic 2-3 overall and Marawood South.

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