Laconia beat Gibraltar 8-2 at the WIAA Division 3 baseball Sectional at Ripon on Tuesday. The Spartans broke open a scoreless game in the bottom of the third inning when Jesse Tipton had a bases clearing triple and Nick Vollmer and Jacob Redeker followed with RBI base hits. Tipton added a 2-run double to finish with 5 RBI’s to lead Laconia while left hander Taylor Weisnicht held Gibraltar to 5 singles in the game. Anthony Laughlin had an RBI base hit and Austin Bauldry an RBI sacrifice fly. Matt Hecht and Amedee Savard scored for the Vikings.
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*Oconto won the Coleman Sectional with a 1-0 win over Bonduel in the semi-finals and then a 7-1 win over Pacelli in the Sectional Championship to advance to the State Tournament for the first time since 2003. The Blue Devils will play either Osseo-Fairchild or Chequamegon in the State Semi-Finals at Fox Cities Stadium at 1:00PM on Wednesday, June 12.