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Caleb Dressen has a close-up of the ball during the Panthers' contest with Baldwin-Woodville.

Ellsworth advances in playoffs with 9-1 win

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Ellsworth High School's baseball team plated five runs in the third inning and went on to beat Baldwin-Woodville 9-1 at Brown Field in Hager City in a WIAA Division 2 regional first round contest.

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Winning pitcher Brady Schroeder tossed a one-hitter and struck out eight batters. He also was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with a pair of RBIs.

The Panthers' Dennis Schutz had four hits, an RBI and scored three times as the Panthers snapped a three-game losing streak.

Ellsworth, 8-10 overall, the No. 4 seed in the regional, plays at No. 2 seeded Somerset on Tuesday. Somerset had a bye in the first round.

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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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