Sommer Leads New London Past L-C

New London beat Luxemburg-Casco 6-2 in a WIAA Division 2 Sectional Final at Shawano on Thursday.  Shelby Sommer pitched a five-hitter and finished with three RBI’s to lead the Bulldogs past the Spartans.  Sommer lined a 2-run home run in the bottom of the first inning but L-C answered as Taylor Cravillion launched a 2-run blast to deep left centerfield in the top of the 2nd inning.  But single runs in the second and third innings for New London had them ahead 4-2 and they added two more in the 5th to pull away.  Madyson Thayse had 2 hits to lead L-C and Sara Simonar struck out 11 for the game.  New London scored all 6 runs with 2 out and will make their third straight state appearance.  The Bulldogs will play La Crosse Logan in the Division 2 semi-finals next Thursday in Madison.

Division 3
Oconto vs Laconia at Marathon- ppd to 5:30 Friday.

State Pairings
Division 1
Germantown vs DeForest
Kimberly vs Watertown
Chippewa Falls vs Weshtosha Central
Bay Port vs Kenosha Bradford

Division 2
Turner vs Waupun
La Crosse Logan vs New London

Division 3
Poynette vs Lomira
Bloomer vs Laconia/Oconto winner

Division 4
Juda/Albany vs Oakfield
McDonell Central vs Pacilli

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