Appleton East 2 at Oshkosh West 4
Appleton East 1, 0, 0, 0, 0, 1, 0 2 R, 5 H, 1 Er
Oshkosh West 0, 0, 1, 0, 3, 0 4 R, 7 H, 0 Er
Winning pitcher OW: Annika Johnson - 7 inn, 2 R, 5 H, 7 K, 1 BB
Losing pitcher AE: Rachel Wendt - 6 inn, 4 R, 7 H, 2 K, 2 BB
AE leading hitters:
Clare Rettler 2x3 -- Rachel Wendt 2x3, RBI
OW leading hitters:Emily Miller 2x3, RBI;
Appleton East struck first in the top of the first inning. Clare Rettler lead off the game with a single. With two outs, Rachel Wendt batter her in with a single to left to give Appleton East an early 1 - 0 lead.
Oshkosh West finally scored in the bottom of the third inning when Taylor Emory scored on a double steal with Emily Miller, who single earlier, to tie up the game at 1 apiece.
Oshkosh West later scored three in the bottom of the fifth. Two runs scored of an Appleton East error that scored Brieann Kitchen and Dominique Bauer. Leah Engstrom later scored of an RBI single by Emily Miller to give West a 4 - 1 lead.
Appleton East scored their last run in the top of the sixth inning off a double steal of their own. Clare Rettler singled to start the inning. Alexis Terio followed with a single. Rettler scored from third when Hallorin Swick, pinch running for Terio, attempted to steal second.
Oshkosh West's record moved to 16 - 8 overall, enough to get them a #3 seed in next weeks regionals. They will play #14 seed Sheboygan South on Tuesday, May 21 at Oshkosh West at 4:30.