Solon Springs baseball team blanks Mellen, hosts Washburn today
The Solon Springs Eagles won their WIAA Division 4 regional opener with a 2-0 win over Mellen Tuesday evening in Solon Springs.
The Eagles will now host the Washburn Castle Guards in the regional championship game at 4:30 p.m. today. The Castle Guards advanced with a 3-0 win over Drummond.
Solon Springs had four hits: a single apiece from Brett Missinne, Joe Androsky, Austin Haskins and Riley Gibson.
Ryan Johnson was the winning pitcher, allowing five hits with no walks and no strikeouts in four innings. Logan Long finished up, allowing two hits with three strikeouts and one walk.
Both of the Eagles’ runs came on sacrifice flies. Tyler Long scored Missinne in the first inning and Missinne scored on Adam Vandenberghe’s sac in the fifth.
The winner of Wednesday’s game will advance to the sectional tournament June 4 in Shell Lake.