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Ellsworth head coach Ryan Casper gives his instructions in the rain last week as the season got underway for the Panthers and other county prep softball teams. Photo by Dave Newman

Cardinals undefeated and Panthers winless after week one

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The Prescott High School softball team punctuated a 2-0 start after the first week of the season with a 9-2 win over rival Ellsworth. The loss also punctuated a 0-3 start for the Panthers.


PHS won its season and home opener 16-0 over Spring Valley-Plum City last Tuesday. Rain cut short a planned double header between the Cardinals of the St. Croix and the Eau Galle. And Kallie Krech cut short the game that was actually played as she tossed a three and a half- inning no hitter.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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