The Bloomer Blackhawks baseball team finished off the Heart O’ North Conference schedule last weeek.
Bloomer lost 12-6 at Spooner Tuesday, May 15. The Hawks were up 4-3 when the Rails scored five runs in the bottom of the fifth and four more runs in the sixth. Leading hitters for Bloomer were junior Zach Ruf 3x4 with a triple, two RBIs, two runs and a stolen base; freshman Ethan Rothbauer 2x4 with an RBI, a run and a stolen base; and sophomore Leif Iverson 2x4 with a double and an RBI.
The Hawks hosted Hayward in a doubleheader Friday, May 18. The Hurricanes won the first game 8-3 and the second game 8-6.
The Hawks led 3-2 after the first inning in the first game, but were held scoreless for next six innings. In the second game, the Hurricanes led 8-2 at the end of the fourth inning. Leading hitters for the first game were sophomore Ty Davis 2x3 with a double and an RBI and Rothbauer 2x4 with a run. In the second game, Rothbauer went 4x4 with an RBI and a run; sophomore Trent Tozer 2x3 with a double, two runs and a walk; Iverson 2x3 with an RBI and a run; and Davis 2x4 with an RBI.
Bloomer (6-9, 6- 8) played Fall Creek Monday, May 21, and hosts Eau Claire Regis in the regular season finale Tuesday, May 22. The Hawks received a #5 seed in the WIAA D2 state tournament, and travel to #4 Black River Falls for the sub-regional Thursday, May 24. The winner plays at #1 West Salem Tuesday, May 29, and the regional final is Wednesday, May 30.
Spooner 12, Bloomer 6
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Bloomer 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 – 6 9 4
Spooner 0 0 3 0 5 4 x – 12 11 3
WP: Buchman (2IP, 1H, 2R, 1ER, 2BB, 2K).
LP: Trent Tozer (0IP, 3H, 5R, 3ER, 2BB, 0K).
Pitching: Bloomer, Leif Iverson (4IP, 4H, 3R, 2ER, 3BB, 1K), Cole Schwab (1.1IP, 2H, 2R, 2ER, 0BB, 1K), Avery Macik (0.2IP, 2H, 2R, 1ER, 1BB, 1K); Spooner, Nauwtz (5IP, 8H, 4R, 4ER, 1BB, 1K).
Hitting: Zach Ruf 3x4 (3B, 2 RBI, 2 Runs, SB), Ethan Rothbauer 2x4 (RBI, Run, SB), Avery Macik 0x3 (Run, BB, SB), Adam Malinowski 0x4, Leif Iverson 2x4 (2B, RBI), Ty Davis 1x3 (RBI), Kaden Thurmond 0x3 (Run, BB), Cole Schwab 1x3 (Run), Cody Goettl 0x3.
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Hayward 8, Bloomer 3
Friday, May 18, 2018
Hayward 2 2 0 0 3 0 1 – 8 10 3
Bloomer 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 – 3 7 2
WP: Zeigle (7IP, 7H, 3R, 3ER, 2BB, 5K).
LP: Cole Schwab (3IP, 5H, 4R, 3ER, 2BB, 3K).
Pitching: Bloomer, Ethan Rothbauer (4IP, 5H, 4R, 3ER, 3BB, 1K).
Hitting: Zach Ruf 0x2 (Run, 2 BB, 2 SB), Ethan Rothbauer 2x4 (Run, SB), Adam Malinowksi 1x4, Leif Iverson 1x3 (RBI, Run), Ty Davis 2x3 (2B, RBI), Kaden Thurmond 1x3, Cole Schwab 0x2, Trent Tozer 0x3, Cody Goettl 0x3, Avery Macik 0x1.
Hayward 8, Bloomer 6
Bloomer 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 – 6 14 3
Hayward 0 3 2 3 0 0 x – 8 12 1
WP: Wessel (3IP, 6H, 3R, 3ER, 0BB, 1K).
LP: Kaden Thurmond (3IP, 5H, 5R, 3ER, 5BB, 4K).
Pitching: Bloomer, Leif Iverson (3IP, 7H, 3R, 3ER, 1BB, 1K); Hayward, Doyle (3IP, 6H, 2R, 2ER, 1BB, 0K), Burger (1IP, 2H, 1R, 1ER, 2BB, 1K).
Hitting: Zach Ruf 1x5 (RBI, Run), Ethan Rothbauer 4x4 (RBI, Run), Avery Macik 1x3 (RBI), Adam Malinowski 0x3 (Run, BB), Leif Iverson 2x3 (RBI, Run), Ty Davis 2x4 (RBI), Kaden Thurmond 1x4, Trent Tozer 2x3 (2B, 2 Runs, BB), Cody Goettl 1x3 (RBI, BB).