Nekoosa advances to regional finals
By Rapids City Times staff
NEKOOSA – The Papermakers softball team edged out Northland Pines in WIAA Division 3 competition on May 21, to secure a spot in regional finals.
A walk-off home run, in the bottom of the seventh, by Anna Schaefbauer clinched the 4-3 regional win.
Amanda Schaefbauer scored a triple; Anna had on RBI, along with the home run; and Kallee Dhein led the team with a double and three RBIs.
Anna pitched six innings, striking out eight and walking two. Amanda pitched the remaining inning, striking out two.
Nekoosa will face Tomahawk in regional finals May 23 in Nekoosa.