When you've waited 29-years...another half-day can't
be so bad.
Day two of the W-I-A-A state baseball tournament begins
with an over-five hour weather delay.
?What does that mean for Viroqua who was originally
scheduled to play late tonight?
News 8's Kyle Deckelbaum is in Appleton with an update.
Kyle You can see, they're playing baseball at Fox
Cities Stadium, but Viroqua will not.
Storms push the first game of Wednesday all the way
back to PM.
That means the first division two game won't start
until around tonight, meaning Viroqua-Ripon would
be played after that-- not until well after 1 AM.
So Viroqua Ripon, moved to 8 AM Thursday morning.
Labecki We really wanted to get them all in.
I think the record is Kenosha Bradford.
They started at and they concluded at .
I coached baseball.
I don't think that's a reasonable request.
Kyle Now as for longtime Viroqua head coach Pete Swanson's
response, He says he really didn't have one.
Although he certainly didn't sound excited about having
to play two games in the same day.
At Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton, KD, N8 Sports.
D-2 Championship game would be at tomorrow.
Division four state semifinal game features Ithaca
making its first state baseball appearance taking
on McDonell Central.
Macks start fast.
Top of one...Nolan Baier hit to right scores two...part
of a four-run inning.
Ithaca's turn...bottom of the first.
Caleb Olson hit to left scores a pair of runs.
Bulldogs score four that inning as well...tied game
But McDonell Central scores the game's final ten runs
to win 14-4.
Still a memorable postseason for Ithaca...getting
their first ever state qualifiers in softball and
The support that we had.
And for any of the sports teams never having gone
to state, and to have two in one season everybody
was just buzzing.