Typhoon advance to winners bracket at State Legion tournament with 7-3 win over Superior|
Using a complete game from Alex Nagel and a power bat from Jed Weix, the Region 2 Antigo American Legion Post No. 3 baseball team moved into the double elimination tourneys winners bracket with a 7-3 win over Region 1 runner-up Superior Wednesday. UW-River Falls is hosting the tournament this year as teams converged on First National Bank of River Falls Field all vying for the championship title.
Weixs solo homer gave the Typhoon a 2-1 lead in the second inning and they plated three more scores in the third to take command, with Hunter Kirsch, Nagel and A.J. Kirsch all driving in runs.
Weix added two runs batted in during the seventh frame to give Antigo a 7-1 lead before Superior scored twice to close out the game.
Nagel surrendered just two earned runs, issued two walks and struck out five.
In other games held Wednesday, Region 5 Menasha defeated Region 7 Wisconsin Dells, 7-0. Due to inclement weather, the games between Region 3 Seymour and Region 6 Waterford was postponed until noon today, along with the Region 4 Beaver Dam, Region champion River Falls contest which is now slated for 2:30 p.m. At 5 p.m. Wisconsin Dells will take
Stallions end season well, 12U team tourney champ
Antigo Stallions squads turned in excellent performances over the weekend, posting a combined 15-8 record and claiming the championship in the 12U division. Thirty four teams from throughout Wisconsin participated.
The 12U team capped off its season with a 4-0 record enroute to winning its crown.
Sunday's title game featured an extra-inning rematch with Wittenberg-Birnamwood, who Antigo had defeated 14-7 on Friday. The local lads claimed a 11-10 win in the bottom of the eighth frame on a walk off base hit by Austin Schedlbauer. Schedlbauer finished with two hits, Henry Berger belted a grand slam, Weslyn Ebel cracked a double, Zach Zupon laced two singles, and Ryan Zima and Malik Brisby added hits.
In the 14-7 Friday win over Witt-Birn, Connor Kolz swatted a homer and two singles, Berger belted a grand slam, Smith laced two singles, Schedlbauer ripped a triple, and Cordell Umland, Brisby, and Zupon added safeties.
On Saturday Antigo edged Appleton East 4-3 on a two-run walk-off single by Smith in the bottom of the sixth inning. Smith, Schedlbauer, Ryan Zima, and Zupon all rapped two hits.
Antigo clobbered Wisconsin Rapids, 12-3
Stallions to host big tournament this weekend
The Antigo Stallions baseball teams will host another big tournament this weekend, comprised of over two dozen cities and 34 visiting teams from throughout Wisconsin. Games will begin Friday and run through Sunday.
The tournament is set up with six age divisions, 9-years-old and under (9U), 11U, 12U, 13U, 14U and 15U. First games and times for Antigo teams, from earliest start include: 13U - Friday at 5:45 p.m. at Senior League Park, 14U -Friday at 6 p.m. at Kretz Bros. Memorial Park, 12U - Friday at 7:45 p.m. at Al Remington Field, 11U - Friday at 7:45 p.m. at Lake Park, 15U - Friday at 8 p.m. Kretz Bros. Memorial Park, and 9U - Saturday at 9 a.m. at Saratoga North Park.
The 15U teams will play all games at Kretz Bros. Memorial Park. Antigo kicks of with an 8 p.m. game Friday versus Peshtigo. On Saturday, they face Appleton at 12:30 p.m., and Eau Claire at 8:30 p.m. The Antigo squad concludes play Sunday at 4:30 p.m. against Greenville.
The 14U division competes at the Antigo High School Diamond and at Kretz Bros. Memorial Park. Antigo begins play Friday at 6 p.m. against Merrill at Kretz Bros Memorial Park, faces Holmen Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the high sc
Legion team closes season with 8-0 shutout
The Antigo American Legion Post No. 3 baseball team capped off its regular season with a trip to D.C. Everest Thursday. With weather conditions resembling an old Wisconsin Valley Conference football match-up, The Typhoon were able to shut-out Everest 8-0.
In the top of the second inning the Typhoon were able to put up a seven spots on the scoreboard. Kicking it off was Nick Greening drawing a one-out walk as Jesse Jankowski singled. Being hit by a pitch, Jake Fleischman loaded the bases for Antigo. Drawing consecutive walks, Ryan Brauer and Max Nowinsky sent in two runs.
Solid play continued for the Typhoon with Jake Husnick hitting a ground ball that the shortstop ranged over and misplayed allowing a run to score and the bases to remain loaded.
Hunter Kirsch then lined a double into the gap to clear the bases and give the Typhoon a 6-0 lead. With two-outs A.J. Kirsch drove in the seventh run off an RBI Single.
The Typhoon would go scoreless until the top of the seventh inning when Ryan Brauer drove in Antigos eighth and final run of the night on an RBI ground-out.
It was a committee of pitchers that combined for the shut-out. Jesse J
12U Fillies finish in third at home tournament
Antigo Fillies 12U softball team took third place in the inaugural Antigo Fillies Softball Classic this past weekend.
The Fillies started out with a 2-0 loss to what would turn out to be the tournament champions, Wausau Falls.
In a very well played game by both teams, Antigos pitcher Abi Noskowiak had a great game with solid defense behind her but the girls just couldnt get the bats going, coach Andy Stainbrook said.
In its second game of the tournament, Antigo garnered a 5-0 win over Shiocton with fillies pitchers Samantha Swartz and Noskowiak combined for a one-hitter.
Leading hitters for the 12U team were, Mackenzie Beckingham, Anna Lucht, Elizabeth Krawze, Natalie Dewey and Lexy Beckingham.
The Fillies followed up with a 18-1 win over Titletown of Green Bay in what turned out to be another great pitching performance by Noskowiak and Swartz. The field defense was also on target allowing the win.
All 12 Fillies players had hits in the game behind leaders Gabby Baginski, Faith Bussiere and Cali Hubatch.
Battling out in the semi-final match, Antigo faced Wisconsin Rapids only to fall to third after the close 5
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