Edgerton, Brodhead softball to meet again, other scores
Edgerton High’s softball team will get another crack at Brodhead, this time with much more at stake.
The Crimson Tide (15-6) blanked visiting Clinton, 5-0 on Tuesday to win a WIAA Division 2 regional semifinal game and advance to Thursday’s final at Brodhead with the top-seeded Cardinals.
Brodhead (20-2) won 4-2 in the only regular-season meeting game between the Rock Valley Conference powerhouses.
Caitlin Johnson pitched a complete-game five-hitter, while Anne Tronnes led a 12-hit attack with three hits, including a triple in a four-run third.
EDGERTON 5, CLINTON 0
Clinton 000 000 0—0 3 1
Edgerton 104 000 x—5 12 1
Ryan and Brandl; Johnson and Richardson.
Leading hitters—McCall (E) 2x3, Johnson (E) 2x3, Tronnes (E) 3x4, Schmitz (E) 2x3. 2B—Richardson. 3B—Tronnes.
SO—Ryan (C) 3, Johnson (E) 4.
-- Brodhead 6, Delavan-Darien 0—Erika Stampfli and the top-seeded Cardinals (20-2) were too much for the visiting Comets in a Division 2 regional semifinal game.
Stampfli struck out nine and allowed only five hits in the complete-game victory.
Brodhead’s Tia Collins was 2-for-4 with three runs scored.
BRODHEAD 6, DELAVAN-DARIEN 0
Delavan-Darien 000 000 0—0 5 2
Brodhead 121 200 x—6 8 1
Salas and Hudson; Stampfli and Douglas.
Leading hitters—Wast (DD) 3x3, Pickel (B) 2x4, Collins (B) 2x4, Mohns (B) 2x3. 2B—Wast (DD), Buhler (DD). 3B—Mohns (B).
SO—Salas (DD) 3, Stampfli (B) 9. BB—Stampfli 3.
-- Fort Atkinson 11, McFarland 3—Badger South champion Fort Atkinson broke away from a 5-3 lead in its final three at-bats to eliminate McFarland in a Division 2 regional semifinal game.
Fort notched 13 hits, including Lexi Weigand’s two-run homer in the sixth inning. Emilie Bakken scattered six hits through five innings to notch the victory and tie 2006 graduate Annie Kotz for the most career victories with 43.
Fort hosts Jefferson in Thursday’s regional finals.
FORT ATKINSON 11, McFARLAND 3
McFarland 003 000 0—3 6 5
Fort Atkinson 500 204 x—11 13 0
Hinze and Thruman; Bakken, Agnew (7) and A. Boos.
Leading hitters—Podmolik (FA) 2x4, Weigand (FA) 2x4, N. Boos (FA) 2x3, Lyons (FA) 2x3. 2B—Kotz (FA). 3B—Podmolik (FA). HR—Weigand (FA).
SO—Bakken (FA) 2, Agnew (FA) 1. BB—Bakken 1.
-- Jefferson 5, Monona Grove 3—Jackie Splittgerber hit a two-run double in a three-run third inning that led Jefferson past visiting Monona Grove in a Division 2 regional semifinal.
Jefferson pitcher Kayla DeJong went 2-for-3, including a double. The Eagles (15-6) play at Fort Atkinson on Thursday.
JEFFERSON 5, MONONA GROVE 3
Monona Grove 001 001 1—3 6 1
Jefferson 003 120 x—5 5 1
Mite and Marks; DeJong and Ja. Splittgerber.
Leading hitters—Marks (MG) 2x4, Wendt (MG) 2x3, DeJong (J) 2x3. 2B—Konanjak (MG), Ja. Splittgerber (J), DeJong (J).
SO—Mite (MG) 9, DeJong (J) 5. BB—Mite 6, DeJong 3.
-- Monroe 15, Mount Horeb 5 (6)—Monroe used a nine-run third inning to defeat visiting Mount Horeb in a Division 2 regional semifinal.
Monroe (10-15) plays at top-seeded River Valley on Thursday for a berth in the Portage Sectional.
MONROE 15, MOUNT HOREB 5 (6)
Mount Horeb 200 030—5 5 2
Monroe 119 031—15 14 1
Ni. Kalscheur, Na. Kalscheur (3) and Lavell; Armstrong and Bennett.
Leading hitters—Bennett (Mon) 2x2, Erickson (Mon) 2x3, Trewartha (Mon) 2x5, Sutter (Mon) 2x2, Kennison (Mon) 2x3. 2B—Erickson (Mon), Sutter (Mon). 3B—Meier (Mon), Ni. Kalscheur (MH).
SO—Ni. Kalscheur (MH) 2, Na. Kalscheur (MH) 3, Armstrong (Mon) 4. BB—Ni. Kalscheur 2, Na. Kalscheur 5, Armstrong 9.
-- Beloit 3, Stoughton 0—Beloit Memorial blanked Stoughton in a Division 1 regional semifinal.
The Purple Knights play at Wilmot on Thursday. The winner advances to the Lake Geneva Badger Sectional.
BELOIT 3, STOUGHTON 0
Stoughton 000 000 0—0 7
Beloit 000 102 x—3 7
Leading hitters—Lawrence (S), 2x3, Duzan (B) 2x3, Cornell (B), 2x3.
SO—Blum (S), 5, Schultz (B) 5.
-- Turner 4, Parkview 1—Hayley Jordan limited the Vikings to four hits, and her sister, Hillary, drove in three runs to lead the visiting Trojans to a Division 3 regional semifinal victory.
Turner (15-7) hosts Belleville in a regional final game Thursday.
TURNER 4, PARKVIEW 1
Turner 000 020 2—4 6 0
Parkview 000 000 1—1 4 3
Ha. Jordan and Hale; Ryan and Cook.
2B—Hi. Jordan (T), Weiser (T), Harnack (P).
SO—Ha. Jordan (T) 5, Ryan (P) 5. BB—Ha. Jordan 1.