The Loggers opened the season with two wins at home.
They dropped their next two in Madison.
Now La Crosse returns to the friendly confines of
the Lumberyard .
looking to move back above five hundred.
Beautiful night for baseball ...
Loggers hosting 2-and-2 Green Bay.
Not a beautiful game for the Loggers ...
But some great defense,.
1-st inning .
Loggers trailing .
Shortstop Sulliam Rios Reyes makes the diving snag
to end the inning.
And an inning later .
More solid defense .
Ball hit to Centerfielder Aaron Knapp .
He grabs the ball and throws a bullet to third for
Loggers trail by 2.
The Bullfrog bats though were on full display tonight
Ivan Vieitez hits this 3 run bomb in the fourth .
and Matt Beaty smashes a solo shot to right in the
Green Bay goes on to win 7-0.
19-th ranked La Crescent .
knocking on the doorstep of the sectional championship
To get there .
they'll have to beat the defending state champions
6-th ranked Kasson-Mantorville.
Lancers and Komets .
Meeting at Hudson Field in Rochester.
1-st inning .
Kasson-Mantorville's Kyle Nichols drops one in left
good for an RBI double .
Komets up 2-0.
To the 2nd .
more K-M .
this time it's Nick Bauer sending one out of here
to left .
the 2 run shot makes it 4-0...
La Crescent pitching trying to settle down .
Zack Melbostad gets the strike out swinging .
no more damage that inning...
And after 2 more runs come in .
Lancers looking to chip away .
Kaleb Kaiser singles to center .
a run comes in to make it 6-1.
But that's your final .
so La Crescent plays again a couple hours later ...
And it doesn't get an easier.
This one .
an elimination game against 5-th ranked Rochester
1st inning .
Lourdes jumping out to an early lead .
Daniel Burriss singles to left .
1 run comes in .
they're up 2-0.
But Lourdes breaks it open.
4-th inning...Paul Schroeder sends one to right .
this plates 2 runs and gives them the 10-nothing lead....
La Crescent's great season comes to an end .
Lourdes wins 11-0.
You know, I think the main thing that happened was
we played two pretty darn good teams.
I know they're both ranked pretty high in the state.
The ball didn't bounce our way - it just wasn't our
Sectionals start Tuesday for W-I-A-A softball teams.
Logan is coming off a wild walk-off win over West
Rangers beat the Panthers 1-0 Thursday night.
A little momentum into a game against the top ranked
team in the state .
Baldwin Woodville .
All the games from here on out are going to be tough
so knowing that you win a game like this is just big.
Lamers Pretty confident.
We just have to keep our heads up no matter what happens.
Kleman You think this group of girls is going to State?
I hope so!
Arcadia's in the same boat.
The Raiders beat rival Luther 1-0 Thursday night.
They've now got a date with Mineral Point.
Another strong outing by Taylor Haines.
The senior is nothing short of dominant this season
after battling a shoulder injury last year.
Bjorge She I think struggled with that more than she
let on, and she didn't tell a lot of people.
But man has she been lights out this year.
I can't say enough about her.
Haines I have the confidence in my team so I know
they're behind me and I know that I just have to do
what I do and then they are there to back me up and
we can pull through in the end.