Kyle A 1-0 victory for Arcadia in the state championship
The school's first gold trophy.
Head coach Dave Bjorge afterwards overcome with emotion.
Bjorge That's not going to be gone for a long, long
It's a pretty special group of kids.
I'm very happy for them.
Kyle Bjorge's Arcadia Raiders .
Petz That's crazy.
You don't hear that.
Brueggen It's an amazing feeling.
But the number to remember from this game: 17.
The number of strikeouts by Taylor Haines, the second-most
in a divsiion 3 state tournament game ever.
Haines I guess I didn't really notice, so it's kind
of cool that you're name is in the record books .
I noticed, but didn't notice it was that close to
17 strikeouts, but in a state final game? How huge
is that? But she's been big for us all year long.
Haines I was a big part of the team but I wouldn't
have done it without any of the other girls.
Kyle For the second straight game, it comes down to
one run, and one play, 7th inning, one out, Hillary
Filla on 3rd, Alyssa Pronschinske in the batters box.
Bjorge We told Alyssa, after Hillary stole second
and got to third on a bad throw, second pitch was
Alyssa I tried it and it didn't work so he said we
I got into the box and just-- make contact.
Bjorge And she did.
Filla As soon as I went on for Mikaela and got to
third on a passed ball, I was like, it's going to
Alyssa It happened!