Taylor Haines numbers on the mound her senior season
have been nothing but fantastic.
The Arcadia senior carries an E-R-A of 0.45....striking
out 317 batters over 171 innings.
Haines helping the Raiders to an undefeated record
and a trip to state...
...they face Grantsburg in the Division three state
After striking out two in the 1-st .
Haines at it again in the 2-nd.
She strikes out the side .
the 1-st of two innings she'd do this.
Scoreless game into the 3-rd .
Haines gives up her first hit of the game .
then you guessed it .
shuts the door with a backwards K.
She has 13 on the day .
allowing three hits over seven innings.
And we've got a scoreless game into the 7-th.
And watch this.
Bottom of the 7-th .
0-0 that's Michaela Brueggen reaching base.
Pinch runner put in is Hillary Filla.
Alyssa Pronschinske strikes out .
but Filla advances to 2-nd .
then off she goes to 3-rd on the wild throw.
So runner on 3-rd .
The next batter is Alli Petz .
and the strategy is clear .
Filla comes in to score!
And number one Arcadia walks off against number two
1-0 to reach the state title game!
With more on the game...here is News 8's Kyle Deckelbaum.
Gregg, scoreless game, bottom of the 7th.
Is there anybody you would rather have on third base
than a WIAA State Track and Field Medalist? Last weekend,
Hillary Filla finished in the top ten in both the
4x2 and 4x4 relays.
Tomorrow, she'll play for a state title.
Filla It's pretty awesome to be able to be a part
of two teams that that welcome me the way they do.
Bjorge She took on a role for us this year that most
kids wouldn't take on and what a great kid for doing
that for us.
Her winning run sends Arcadia to the division three
state championship game.
Haines That was the most exciting moment of my life.
I knew the bunt was coming and I knew if she got it
down, we were gonna score.
Filla I was just waiting for Alli to get the bunt
down to .
not get tagged or something when I was running in
but after they were committed to first, I was just
like, yes, this is it!
Bjorge You know what, what more can you ask for? You
come up in the bottom of the 7th inning, we got 3-4-5
and that's senior, senior, senior, and they just come
Kyle And of course we can't forget the Raiders pitching.
Get this, they've given up only one run now in five
Now as for what Arcadia does tonight, what else but
mini golf? Back to you, Gregg.