A's Walkoff Jaxx in Wild Comeback Win


Mason SchnaibleZach Thompson


Down 5-1 with their final three outs left, the Marshall A's completed a furious comeback on Wednesday night, beating the Wabasso Jaxx 6-5 at Legion Field.

Rusty Swanson led off the bottom of the ninth and was hit by a pitch. Logan Tomasek followed by drawing a walk, then Ryan VanMoer singled to load the bases. Swanson scored when Mason Schnaible coaxed another walk, cutting the A's deficit to 5-2.

Jordon Kontz singled in Tomasek and then Zach Olson tied it up with a two run single of his own.

With one out and the score tied 5-5, Zach Thompson delivered his third clutch hit in as many games, singling home Kontz and giving the A's the victory.

Tomasek (2-0) went 2 2/3 innings to get the win, striking out five batters and allowing one run.

Schnaible started on the mound, going 6 1/3 and allowing four runs on eight hits.

With the win, the A's move to 2-0 in the Corn Belt League and 3-0 overall.

Marshall will host the Pipestone A's on Friday night at Legion Field. First pitch scheduled for 7:30 pm.

WABASSO JAXX (5) AT MARSHALL A'S (6)

WABASSO JAXX         AB  R  H BI  MARSHALL A'S         AB  R  H BI
Steven Marotzke       5  1  1  1  Ryan VanMoer          5  1  2  0  
Sam Guetter           5  1  1  1  Mason Schnaible       4  1  1  2  
Calib Frericks        5  1  1  1  Jordon Kontz          2  1  2  1  
CJ Theis              4  0  0  0  Zach Olson            4  0  2  2  
Kenric Baune          3  0  2  2  Barry Meyer           5  0  0  0  
Devon Liebl           4  0  0  0  Zach Thompson         5  0  1  1  
 Daniel Argetsinger   3  1  1  0  Justin Greenwood      4  0  0  0  
Jayden Eis            3  1  2  0  Ryan Schwagel         2  1  0  0  
Tony Franta           4  0  1  0   Rusty Swanson        0  1  0  0  
                                  Logan Tomasek         3  1  1  0  
TOTALS               36  5  9  5  TOTALS               34  6  9  6

WABASSO JAXX                  003 100 001 -- 5  
MARSHALL A'S                  000 010 005 -- 6  

LOB--WABASSO JAXX 8, MARSHALL A'S 11. ERR--Ryan VanMoer.
2B--Steven Marotzke, Calib Frericks, Logan Tomasek, Zach
Olson, Mason Schnaible. HBP--Rusty Swanson.

 WABASSO JAXX                    IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR
Devon Liebl                    7.00    5    1    1    3    2    0
Kyle Lechner                   1.00    0    1    1    3    0    0
Ryan Leibl (L)                 0.33    4    4    4    1    0    0
 MARSHALL A'S               
Mason Schnaible                6.33    8    4    4    2    3    0
Logan Tomasek (W)              2.67    1    1    1    2    5    0

PB--Jayden Eis (4), Zach Thompson. SO--Kenric Baune, Daniel
Argetsinger, Tony Franta, Steven Marotzke, Devon Liebl, CJ
Theis, Calib Frericks (2), Ryan VanMoer, Barry Meyer.
BB--Kenric Baune, Jayden Eis, Daniel Argetsinger, CJ Theis,
Jordon Kontz (3), Logan Tomasek, Zach Olson, Mason
Schnaible, Ryan Schwagel.


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