The Craig baseball team ended Janesville's 14-year state championship drought Thursday night with a 2-0 victory over Kimberly at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium.
Janesville Craig is headed to the state championship game after defeating Oconomowoc 4-0 in the Division 1 semifinal game on Tuesday, June 16. They will play Kimberly in the state championship game on Thursday, Jun 18, at 6 p.m.
As Janesville Craig's head coach, Victor Herbst has used the same term all season to describe his close-knit baseball team.
Herbst simply refers to the players as “my guys.”
The Cougars are the highest-ranked remaining team in the Division 1 field
Janesville Craig advances to the Division 1 semifinal game after defeating Baraboo 7-2 at Neuroscience Group Field of Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute, Wis., on Tuesday afternoon, June 16.
Janesville Craig's baseball players have embraced their roles and run with them. They did so again at the state tournament Tuesday, writes Sports Editor Eric Schmoldt.
Eric Schmoldt and John Barry bring you updates throughout the day at the WIAA state baseball tournament in Grand Chute.
With a pair of wins over Baraboo (quarterfinals) and Oconomowoc (semifinals), the Janesville Craig Cougars earned the right to play for the WIAA state baseball championship Thursday against Kimberly.
From hitting to pitching to fielding, the Cougars have done it all to go 26-1 with a trip to the state tournament coming this week
A brief recap on each of Janesville Craig's 27 baseball games up to this point, as it will play at the WIAA Division 1 state tournament beginning Tuesday