WIAA Baseball: Franklin 2, Homestead 1
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) -- Franklin pitcher Brandon Wiedenfeld tossed a four-hitter and struck out three over seven innings to lead the Sabers to a 2-1 victory over Mequon Homestead on Wednesday.
The game was part of quarterfinal action at the 45th annual WIAA Summer Baseball Tournament in Stevens Point.
Franklin (25-13) advances to a semifinal game against Marquette University H.S. (20-20) on Thursday morning.
Casey Barnes hit a solo home run to give Homestead (21-16) a 1-0 lead in the third inning.
Franklin tied the game with a run in the bottom of the fourth inning. Ryan Dalton snapped the tie with a two-out run-scoring single in the sixth inning. He finished 3-for-3.
Barnes was the losing pitcher. He scattered 10 hits and struck out three in six innings.
Homestead 001 000 0 - 1 4 1
Franklin 000 101 x - 2 10 1
WP-Brandon Wiedenfeld. LP-Casey Barnes. BB-Barnes 0; Wiedenfeld 1. SO-Barnes 3; Wiedenfeld 2. 2B-Homestead, Zach Enea; Franklin, Jay Dirienzo, Ian Schiltz, Ryan Dalton. HR-Homestead, Casey Barnes.
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