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PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD: Prescott softball team advances to finals

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The Prescott High School girls softball team marched to the finals of their WIAA Division 3 regional tournament with a big 13-0 win over Bloomer in five inning at Biggs Field in Prescott Tuesday.


The Cardinals will take on the winner of the Eau Claire Regis-Elk Mound contest which was rained out yesterday and will be made-up today. PHS will host the finals Thursday starting at 5 p.m.

Marti Johnson was the winning pitcher. She also had a hit and scored twice. Mariah Krings was PHS's leader at the plate with three hits and three runs scored. She also hit a home run and a double. Cardinal teammate Abby Murphy and Katy Syverson both had two hits.

In another regional semifinal contest, Ellsworth could not match up with No. 1 ranked Baldwin-Woodville and fell in a Division 2 contest 17-0 in five innings at Baldwin-Woodville.

Elmwood/Plum City's Division 4 regional semifinal at Boyceville was rained out and will be made up today at Pafko Park in Boyceville starting at 4:30 p.m. The winner will face either Glenwood City or Eau Claire Immanuel Lutheran in Thursday's finals.

In other prep sporting events:

Plum City's baseball team was shutout at Durand 14-0 in five innings.

The Spring Valley at Elmwood baseball game was rained out.

Ellsworth tennis player Will Huppert won his WIAA Division 2 Baldwin-Woodville Subsectional match Tuesday 6-2, 6-2 over Amery's Marko Uzeriovic at No. 1 singles. Huppert will play in today's sectional meet at Black River Falls. If he wins his first match he will qualify for the state individual meet next weekend in Madison.

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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