APPLETON – The Menasha Macs scored two runs in the ninth inning to beat the Appleton Legends in a Northeastern Wisconsin Baseball League game at Scheels USA Youth Sports Complex.

Sam Hawley had three hits and drove in all three runs for the Macs.

Brian Brown pitched eight innings and struck out 11 to get the win for the Macs. Eric Zuberbier pitched the ninth inning to get the save.

Menasha   010  000  002  –  3  6  2

Appleton   000  020  000  –  2  5  1

WP: Brian Brown (8 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 11 K, 2 BB). LP: Colten Schild (2 IP, 2 H, 2 R). Leading hitters: Sam Hawley M 3×4, 3 RBI; Colin Englebert M 2B; Colten Schild AL RBI.


SHEBOYGAN – Eric Zuberbier scattered five hits in eight innings to lead the Macs to the victory over the Sheboygan A’s on Thursday.

Zuberbier also stuck out six batters.

The Macs scored four runs in the second inning. Adam Grambow and Ryan Hinske singled, then Steven Jacobson bunted for a hit to load the bases. Sam Hawley was hit by a pitch to score the first run, then Drew Johnson walked to bring in another run before the final runs scored on outs.

Hinske and Griffin Jack both had three hits for Menasha, which is 17-4-1 overall and 8-2 in the North Eastern Wisconsin Baseball League.

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Sheboygan  000  000  000  –  0  5  1

WP: Eric Zuberbier (8 IP, 5 H, 6 K). LP: Mason Maziarka. Leading hitters: Zach Carney M 2×4; Griffin Jack M 3×5, 2B; Ryan Hinske M 3×5; Drew Johnson M 2×4; Harry Steldt S 2×2.


MENASHA – Appleton pulled out a victory over Menasha in a Northeastern Wisconsin Baseball League game at Koslo Park on Friday night.

The Macs had taken a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a run-scoring double by Sam Hawley. Hawley’s hit drove home Zach Carney, who reached on an error.

Appleton tied the game in the third on Colten Schild’s RBI single, which scored Matt Baehman.

The Legends took a 2-1 lead in the fourth. Kevin Kangas, who reached on an error, moved to second on a sacrifice bunt, took third on an error and scored on Courtney Watkins’ run-scoring single.

Jason Malkowski pitched 6 1/3 innings to get the win for the Legends. Malkowski allowed four hits, one run and one walk while striking out seven. Jack Mahoney pitched the final 2 2/3 innings to get the save.

Brian Brown started for the Macs and took the loss, going 5 1/3 innings and allowing two runs on four hits and two walks. He struck out six.

Appleton  001  100  000  –  2  4  1

Menasha  100  000  000  –  1  5  4

WP: Jason Malkowski. LP: Brian Brown. Leading hitters: Trent Whitcomb A 2B; Sam Hawley M 2×3, 2B; Drew Johnson M 2B.


GREEN BAY – Brian Brown and Mac Blashka combined to strike out 10 batters and pitch the Macs to the victory.

Brown pitched the first six innings and allowed three runs while striking out six. Blashka pitched the final three innings and did not allow a hit or a run, while striking out four.

Adam Grambow had three hits and drove in two runs for the Macs.

Menasha  110  110  000  –  4  10  0 

Green Bay  000  201  000  –  3  7  1 

WP: Brown (6 IP, 7 H, 1 BB, 6 K). LP: Wilmet (9 IP, 10 H, 3 ER, 1 K). Leading hitters: Colin Englebert M 2×4; Adam Grambow M 3×4, 2 RBI; Bauer GB 2×4.


SHEBOYGAN – Taylor Schwarz pitched eight solid innings to lead the Sheboygan A’s to a victory over the Menasha Macs in a North Eastern Wisconsin Baseball League game Friday.

The Macs had nine hits, all singles, and Schwarz struck out seven batters. Griffin Jack had three hits for the Macs.

The Macs scored their only run in the fourth inning on an RBI single by Pierce Blohowiak, which scored Mike Berben.

The Macs (12-2-1 overall, 4-1 NEWBL) will play at home Monday at 7:15 p.m. in an exhibition game against the Wisconsin Panthers.

Menasha  000 100  000  –  1  9  0

Sheboygan  002  210  00x  –  5  7  1

WP: Taylor Schwarz (8 IP, 7 K). LP: Aaron Langdon (6 IP, 5 ER, 7 K). Leading hitters: Griffin Jack M 3×5; Tyler Nelson M 2×4; Mike Wanner S 2×4, 3B, RBI; Zach Kane S 2B, 2 RBI; Jake Arens S 2B.