Edgerton starts fast in WIAA regional softball
Edgerton High’s third-seeded Rock Valley champions wasted no time stepping into high gear in the postseason.
The Crimson Tide (15-3) scored in every inning except the first to bury the sixth-seeded Delavan-Darien, 10-0, in a six-inning WIAA Division 2 regional quarterfinal game Thursday.
Edgerton pitcher Caitlin Johnson struck out 10 and walked just one.
Five Crimson Tide hitters produced two or more hits. They included D.J. Nicoll, who had two doubles, Anne Tronnes, Elle McCall, Tessa Disch and Meggie Schmidt.
The Tide got two RBIs apiece from Tronnes, McCall, Johnson and Kelsey LaVelle.
Edgerton plays at Brodhead in a regional semifinal game Tuesday. That is part of the Whitewater Sectional.
EDGERTON 10, DELAVAN-DARIEN 0
Delavan-Darien 000 000—0 2 2
Edgerton 011 224—10 14 0
Dahl, Spotted Elk (5) and Hill; Johnson and Bingham.
Leading hitters—Tronnes (E), 2x4; Schmidt (E), 3x4; McCall (E), 2x2; Disch (E), 2x4; Nicoll (E), 2x3. 2B—Disch, Nicoll 2. 3B—McCall.
SO—Spotted Elk (DD) 1, Johnson (E) 10. BB—Dahl 2, Johnson 1.
n Brodhead 10, Evansville 0—The host Cardinals made quick work of their Rock Valley rival in a Division 2 regional quarterfinal game.
Erica Stampfli allowed only one hit in the complete-game victory. Stampfli struck out seven and was aided by 15 Brodhead hits.
Brodhead hosts Rock Valley champion Edgerton on Tuesday in a regional semifinal game that pairs into the Whitewater Sectional.
BRODHEAD 10, EVANSVILLE 0 (5)
Evansville 000 00—0 1 5
Brodhead 202 51—10 15 0
Leading hitters—Collins (B) 3x4, Riese (B) 2x4, Mielke (B) 2x4, Hoeper (B) 3x3. 3B—Collins (B), Mielke (B), Mohns (B).
SO—Hanson (E) 2, Stampfli (B) 7. BB—Hanson 3, Stampfli 3.
McFarland 1, Big Foot 0—McFarland broke up Cameron Niven’s no-hitter with two singles and double in the bottom of the seventh inning to stun Walworth Big Foot in a Division 2 regional opener.
With two runners on base, the Spartans won it with Ashley Brown’s walk-off double.
Big Foot had runners on first and third in the first and third innings. Senior shortstop Kelsey Morris had two of the Chiefs’ three hits.
Niven struck out nine and walked none, but saw her team’s season end at 13-7.
McFarland (15-6) plays at top-seeded Monroe, the Badger South champion, in Tuesday’s regional semifinals.
McFARLAND 1, BIG FOOT 0
Walworth Big Foot 000 000 0—0 3 0
McFarland 000 000 1—1 3 1
Niven and Pacic; O’Malley and Reno.
Leading hitters—Morris (WBF) 2x3. 2B—Brown.
SO—Niven 9, O’Malley 8. BB—O’Malley 2.
Lakeside 12, Whitewater 2—The Warriors jumped out to an early 6-0 lead and went on to Division 2 regional quarterfinal win.
Lakeside (9-10) plays at top-seeded Southern Lakes champion Fort Atkinson on Tuesday in a regional semifinal game that is part of the Whitewater Sectional.
Heidi Loppnow’s three-run homer highlighted Lakeside’s 12-hit attack.
LAKESIDE 12, WHITEWATER 2 (6)
Whitewater 002 000—2 4 4
Lakeside Lutheran 421 311—12 12 1
Ide and Cesar; Davis and Rath.
Leading hitters—Mauerer (W) 2x2, Martin (LL) 3x4, Filter (LL) 2x3, Otterstatter (LL) 2x2, Pfeifer (LL 2x2. 2B—Martin (LL), Filter (LL), Pfeifer (LL), Maurer (W). HR—Loppnow (LL).
SO—Ide (W) 2, Davis (LL) 7. BB—Ide 2, Davis 5.
East Troy 10, Lake Mills 0—East Troy’s Amber O’Connell went 4-for-4 with a double as the Trojans whipped the L-Cats by the mercy rule in a Division 2 regional opener.
East Troy pitcher Aimee Ambrose allowed just one hit, struck out three and walked none.
Third-seeded East Troy plays at second-seeded Jefferson in Tuesday’s regional semifinals, which lead to the Whitewater Sectional.
EAST TROY 10, LAKE MILLS 0
Lake Mills 000 000—0 1 2
East Troy 201 043—10 10 2
Leading hitters—O’Connell (ET), 4x4. 2B—O’Connell 2. 3B—Stockfish (LM), Martin (ET).
SO—Ambrose (ET) 3. BB—Jasnine (LM) 5.
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Parkview 5, Palmyra-Eagle 3—Twin sisters Katie and Maggie Danielson helped Orfordville Parkview’s softball team advance in WIAA Division 3 regional play.
The Danielsons went 4-for-5, and Haley Christianson fired a complete-game four-hitter as the Vikings upended Palmyra-Eagle, 5-3.
The Vikings led 3-0 after two innings, but the Panthers cut the lead to one in the fifth.
Parkview plays at second-seeded Belleville in a regional semifinal game Tuesday. That pairs into the Whitewater Sectional.
PARKVIEW 5, PALMYRA-EAGLE 3
Palmyra-Eagle 000 020 1—3 4 2
Orfordville Parkview 030 002 x—5 10 0
Leading hitters—Mueller (PE) 2x3, K. Danielson (OP) 2x2, M. Danielson (OP) 2x3, Hantke (OP) 2x3. 3B—McKee (OP).
SO—Christianson (OP) 11. BB—Kotlowski 4, Christianson 4.
Turner 6, New Glarus 0—Ilse Fritz struck out 11 to lead the Trojans past the Glarner Knights in a Division 3 regional opener.
Jessica Hendricks drove in two runs to spark the Turner (8-10) offense, while Fritz limited New Glarus to only two hits.
Turner plays at top-seeded Clinton in Tuesday’s regional semifinals. That pairs into the Lancaster Sectional.
TURNER 6, NEW GLARUS 0
New Glarus 000 000 0—0 2 4
Beloit Turner 000 204 x—6 5 1
Schmidt and Schmidt; Fritz and Hale.
2B—Purdy (BT), Jordan (BT).
SO—Schmidt (NG) 7, Fritz (T) 11.
n Johnson Creek 13, Faith Christian 0—The Bluejays jumped out to a 13-0 lead after three innings in winning a Division 4 regional opener over Faith Christian of Williams Bay.
Johnson Creek plays at defending state Williams Bay in Tuesday’s regional semifinals.
JOHNSON CREEK 13,
FAITH CHRISTIAN 0 (5)
Williams Bay Faith Christian 000 00—0 1 6
Johnson Creek 427 0x—13 11 0
Leading hitters—Zoeller (JC) 2x3, Bauer (JC) 2x3, Lemminger (JC) 2x3. 2B—Lemminger (JC), Bauer (JC), Zoeller (JC), Gosh (FC).
SO—Draeger (JC) 11. BB—Brandes 3, Draeger 1.
Albany 7, Racine Lutheran 2—Albany’s fourth-seeded Six Rivers East co-champions pulled away from a 2-2 in their last two at-bats to win a Division 4 regional opener.
The Comets, who collected 10 hits, play at top-seeded Burlington Central in Tuesday’s regional semifinals. That pairs into the Verona Sectional.
ALBANY 7, RACINE LUTHERAN 2
Racine Lutheran 101 000 0—2 9 1
Albany 002 023 x—7 10 3
Kateley, Bosgart (4) and Rosenberg, Walz and Peach.
Leading hitter—Meyer (RL) 2x4, Cooper (RL) 2x4, Tingwald (RL) 2x3, Walz (A) 2x3, Schulz (A) 3x4, McNeely (A) 2x4.
SO—Kateley 1, Bosgart 1, Walz 3. BB—Kateley 2, Bosgart 3.