Eagles Top Clippers in Baseball and Softball

Door County rivals Sturgeon Bay and Southern Door met April 28 for high school baseball and softball games on adjacent fields in Sturgeon Bay.

The Southern Door Eagles swept the baseball doubleheader at Memorial Field. They won the first game that counted in the Packerland Conference standings, 18-5.

The Eagles, who tallied seven runs in the top of the first, ended up with six players recording two or more hits. Top hitters included Jack Peterson, 4-5, 2 doubles, 3 RBI; Logan Jeanquart, 4-5, 4 RBI; Christian Counard, 3-4, HR, 3 RBI; Charlie Neinas, 2-3, 2 RBI; Jaden Diller, 2-5; and Taylor Schaefer, 2-3, 2 RBI, 4 runs.

The Clippers’ Bennett Johnson (8) is tagged out sliding into third base by the Eagles’ Logan Jeanquart during the first game of the April 28 doubleheader at Memorial Field. Photo by Kevin Boneske.

Tyler Neinas recorded the pitching victory for the Eagles.

Southern Door won the second nonconference game, 4-1, with Drew Daust as the winning pitcher.

Softball: SD 11, SB 0

The first softball game next door at PBI Field lasted six innings, with the Southern Door Eagles shutting out the Sturgeon Bay Clippers, 11-0.

Southern Door did all of its scoring in two innings, with six runs in the second and the other five runs in the top of the sixth. Ashlyn Delfosse, who led the Eagles with three hits, also recorded the shutout pitching victory.

Sturgeon Bay’s best opportunity to score came in the bottom of the second, when the Clippers left the bases loaded in the only inning during which they advanced a runner to third.

The two teams then played a reserve game, with the Eagles winning in five innings, 15-2.