By Barry Hoff | Bloomer Advance

The Bloomer Blackhawks baseball team lost to the Hayward Hurricanes 12–0 on Tuesday, May 14, at Home, but beat McDonell Central 11–1 at home on Thursday, May 16. A doubleheader against Chetek-Weyerhaueser on Saturday was cancelled.

After retiring the first three Hayward batters one-two-three, Bloomer started off the bottom of the first on Tuesday with a single by Leif Iverson. Unfortunately Iverson was caught stealing second after the second pitch of the next batter for the first out. The second and third batters struck out and the inning ended. The second inning saw both teams get a player on with a single but again neither team scored. In the top of the third, two singles and two walks was enough for Hayward to put three runs on the board. Bloomer couldn’t get anything going in the bottom of the inning and Hayward lead 3–0 after three. Both teams again went scoreless in the fourth but Hayward came up with three more unanswered runs in the fifth. After a scoreless sixth inning Hayward doubled their lead with six runs to make it 12–0 going into the bottom of the seventh. The Blackhawks still couldn’t get anything to break their way and went scoreless in the seventh.

The loss went to Ty Davis who pitched three innings giving up three hits and three runs, walking two and striking out one. Cal Lueck pitched 1.1 innings and also allowed three hits and three runs, he walked one and struck out one. Trent Tozer pitched .2 innings and struck out two batters. Avery Macik pitched an inning, allowed zero hits, zero runs and walked zero and struck out zero. Jack Strand threw for .2 innings and allowed three hits, six runs, walked two and struck out one. Iverson pitched for .1 inning, allowed one hit and struck out one.

At the plate Cole Schwab went 3x3; Iverson 1x3; and Tozer 1x2.

The Blackhawks had all cylinders firing on offense on Thursday, winning big over McDonell Central 11-1 in four and a half innings. Bloomer scored in all but the fourth inning.

Bloomer got on the board in the first inning when Ethan Rothbauer scored on a wild pitch. The first three batters for Bloomer in the second inning got on base by an error, a single and an error. With Lueck up fourth Connor Crane (courtesy runner for Strand) scored on a wild pitch that also advanced Jackson Simmons to third and Elijah Prill to second. Another wild pitch scored Simmons and Prill went to third. Lueck walks. Lueck stole second before Iverson hit a sacrifice fly to score Prill making it 4–0. Up next Davis singled and advanced to second on the throw and Lueck scored. The Schwab singled and advanced to second on the throw and Davis scored to make it 6–0, where it stayed at the end of the inning. After retiring the next three McDonell batters, the Blackhawks were back at the plate before the bats could cool off and the first five batters up scored. Simmons walked, Prill singled, and Lueck singled to load the bases. Iverson reached on an error that scored Simmons. Crane singled to score Prill. Macik reached on an error and Lueck scored. Schwab was hit by a pitch and Iverson scored. Finally, a sacrifice fly by Kaden Thurmond scored Crane and gave Bloomer one out. Strand flew out and Simmons struck out to end the inning with Bloomer ahead 11–0. McDonell scored one run in the fourth but couldn’t come up with anymore in the fifth and the game ended on the 10 run rule.

Schwab threw all five innings allowing only three hits and one run and striking out ten with no walks.

At the plate, seven batters each got one run. Iverson went 1x2 with a run, an RBI, a double, a sacrifice fly and a walk; Rothbauer 0x2 with a run and a stolen base; Crane 1x2 with two runs, and an RBI; Davis 1x1 with a run, an RBI and a walk; Macik 0x1 with an RBI; Schwab 1x2 with two RBIs and hit by a pitch; Tozer 0x2; Thurmond 0x0 with an RBI and a sacrifice fly; Strand 0x3; Simmons 1x2 with two runs and a walk; Prill 1x3 with two runs; Lueck 1x2 with two runs, a walk and a stolen base; courtesy runner Carter Rubenzer had a stolen base.

Bloomer (10-8, 4-8) was scheduled to play on the road with a game against Regis at Carson Park on Monday, May 20 and against Altoona in Altoona on Tuesday, May 21. Division 3 regional baseball action starts on Thursday, May 23 for Bloomer when the #2 Blackhawks take on the #7 Cameron Comets at home.

Hayward 12, Bloomer 0

@ Bloomer

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Hayward 003 030 6 – 12 10 0

Bloomer 000 000 0 – 0 5 5

LP: Ty Davis (3IP, 3H, 3R, 3ER, 2BB, 1K).

Pitching: Cal Lueck (1.1IP, 3H, 3R, 1BB, 1K), Trent Tozer (0.2IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB 2K), Avery Macik (1IP, 0H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 0K), Jack Strand (0.2IP, 3H, 6R, 0ER, 2BB, 1K), Leif Iverson (0.1IP, 1H, 0R, 0ER, 0BB, 1K).

Hitting: Leif Iverson 1x3 (TB, CS), Ethan Rothbauer 0x3 (K), Avery Macik 0x3 (K),Ty Davis 0x3, Connor Crane 0x3 (3K), Cole Schwab 3x3 (3 TBs), Kaden Thurmond 0x3 (K), Trent Tozer 1x2 (TB), Cal Lueck 0x0, Carter Rubenzer 0x2 (2K), Elijah Prill 0x0.

Bloomer 11, McDonell Central 1

@ Bloomer

Thursday, May 16, 2019

McDonell 000 10X X – 1 3 5

Bloomer 155 0XX X – 11 7 1

WP: Cole Schwab (5IP, 3H, 1R, 1ER, 0BB, 10K).

Hitting: Leif Iverson 1x2 (Run, RBI, BB, 2B, 2 TBs, SF), Ethan Rothbauer 0x2 (Run, SB), Connor Crane 1x2 (2 Runs, RBI, TB), Ty Davis 1x1 (Run, RBI, BB, TB), Avery Macik 0x1 (RBI),Cole Schwab 1x2 (2 RBIs, TB, HBP), Trent Tozer 0x2 (K), Kaden Thurmond 0x0 (RBI, SF), Jack Strand 0x3, Jackson Simmons 1x2 (2 Runs, BB, K, TB), Elijah Prill 1x3 (2 Runs, K, TB), Cal Lueck 1x2 (2 Runs, BB, K, TB, SB), CR: Carter Rubenzer 0x0 (SB).

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