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Belmont scores 6 in the sixth, Blair-Taylor finishes runner-up

6/8/19 - Softball - Belmont, 7 - Blair-Taylor, 1

MADISON, WI - For the second time in three seasons, the Blair-Taylor softball team played in the WIAA Division 5 championship game.  The Wildcats played Belmont in the title game.

The game remained scoreless until the sixth, when Blair-Taylor committed 4 errors, allowing Belmont to score 6 runs in the inning.   

The Wildcats lone run of the game came in the bottom of the sixth, an RBI double by Lauren Kidd scored Ari Charles.  

Belmont beat Blair-Taylor 7-1.  Despite the loss, the Wildcats are still happy with what they accomplished this spring.

"I've been saying it to the girls all year, I have been proud of them," head coach Greg Bratina said.  "There is not a single girl on this team I would trade for any girls on any other team.   The effort and the way be played, I love them all.   We got two trophies in the case.  Maybe not the one we want, but we have two. Nothing to be ashamed of.  Be proud of Blair-Taylor and what they've done."

”We played our hardest, and we have two trophies now.   Not a lot of little schools have that.  I am so proud of everybody.  It's been a great ride,” senior Danyelle Waldera said.

”Come down here three times in a row and it's amazing," senior Cierra Curran said.  ”As a senior, you expect a lot, you want to go far, you want to get the gold.   But I'm happy with what we got.  We worked hard for it.  And we got something out of it."
 

 

 

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