H.S. softball: Brodhead wins regional title
Brodhead’s softball team jumped on Orfordville Parkview early Thursday.
The Cardinals plated four first-inning runs on their way to a 7-6 road victory in a WIAA Division 3 regional final.
Brooke Boegli pitched a complete game for Brodhead, allowing 11 hits while striking out eight batters and walking one.
Parkview never led but scored two runs in the sixth to make it 7-5 and got another in the seventh before its rally was halted.
Brodhead will take on Poynette in a sectional semifinal at Darlington at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
BRODHEAD 7, PARKVIEW 6
Brodhead 410 200 0—7 10 1
Parkview 100 202 1—6 11 2
Boegli; Heffel, Grenawalt (2).
Leading hitters—Heffel (P) 4x4; Coleman (P) 3x4. 2B—Pickel (B), Wright (B), Rosheisen (B), Coleman (P), Johnson (P). 3B—Grenawalt (P).
SO—Boegli 8, Heffel 2, Grenawalt 5. BB—Boegli 1, Heffel 1.
• McFarland 4, Edgerton 3 (9)—Jenna Quelle hit a walk-off solo homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Spartans a WIAA Division 2 regional final victory over visiting Edgerton.
Quelle’s homer was her second of a game that saw five in total.
Courtney Boss pitched 8 1/3 inning for the Crimson Tide and went 2-for-4 at the plate.
Erica Richardson and Megan McNett hit home runs for Edgerton, which finished 14-8.
McFarland is 22-2 and moves on to face Delavan-Darien in a sectional semifinal at Beloit Turner on Tuesday.
MCFARLAND 4, EDGERTON 3 (9)
Edgerton 200 100 000—3 8 1
McFarland 010 020 001—4 10 0
Boss and McNett; Easland, Riemen (2), Kemnitzer (6).
Leading hitters—Schmidt (E) 2x4, Boss (E) 2x4, Quelle (M) 2x5, M. Hettinger (M) 2x4, Winer (M) 3x4, Forsmo (M) 2x4. 2B—Snell (E), Hettinger (M), Forsmo (M). HR—Richardson (E), McNett (E), Quelle (M) 2, Winer (M).
SO—Boss (E) 4, Riemen (M) 1, Kemnitzer 2. BB—Boss 3.
• River Valley 2, Monroe 1—River Valley’s Laura Schmidt hit a two-run single to center field in the sixth inning to upset the host Cheesemakers in a regional final.
RIVER VALLEY 2, MONROE 1
River Valley 000 002 0—2 5 1
Monroe 100 000 0—1 8 2
Hoffman and Briehl; Dillon and H. Vetterli.
Leading hitters—McGuire (M) 2x3; K. Vetterli (M) 2x3; Hose (M) 2x2. 3B—Jacobson (RV).
SO—Hoffman 9, Dillon 8. BB—Hoffman 2, Dillon 1.
• Burlington 5, Badger 0—The Badgers’ Cinderella run in the Division 1 playoffs was ended at Burlington.
The Badgers, who upset Milton earlier in the week, notched just three hits in a shutout loss to fifth-seeded Burlington.
Burlington moves on to face top-seeded Westosha Central, which beat Beloit Memorial 12-0 in five innings.
BURLINGTON 5, BADGER 0
Lake Geneva Badger 000 000 0—0 3 1
Burlington 000 410 x—5 8 1
Leading hitters—Onstad (B) 2x3; Koenen (B) 2x2; Wieners (B) 2x3. 3B—Onstad.
SO—Stritesky 2, Koenen 7. BB—Stritesky 2.