Gutzmer's homer lifts Monroe

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Gazette staff
June 5, 2012

Kasey Gutzmer laced a leadoff solo home run in the sixth inning to give Monroe a 4-3 victory over Marshall in a WIAA Division 2 sectional softball semifinal Monday

Becca Armstrong put Marshall down in order in the seventh to seal the win. Armstrong struck out 11 and did not walk a batter.

Monroe (20-7) plays Richland Center in a sectional final Thursday at a site to be determined.


Marshall 000 102 0—3 5 1

Monroe 110 011 x—4 5 2

Frey and Dominguez; Armstrong and McGuire.

Leading hitters—Frey (M), 2x3; Grossen (Mon), 2x3. 2B—Nolen (Mar), Dominguez (Mar), Grossen (Mon), Montgomery (Mon). HR—Gutzmer (Mon).

SO—Frey 6, Armstrong 11. BB—Frey 3.

-- Westosha 1, Wilmot 0—Sarah Fonk blanked the Panthers on two hits to win a pitching duel over Kristen Wood.

Wood allowed the game’s lone run in the first inning. Each pitcher allowed two hits, notched nine strikeouts and walked one batter.


Westosha Central 100 000 0—1 2 1

Wilmot 000 000 0—0 2 3

Fonk, Wood.

SO—Fonk 9, Wood 9. BB—Fonk 1, Wood 1

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