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Boscobel wins regional, advances to sectional semi-final

05/26/2023, 10:15pm CDT
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The #3 seeded Bulldogs went on the road to take on the #2 seed Mineral Point Pointers.

 Boscobel Bulldogs had beaten Mineral Point previously in conference play 5-0 and 1-0.  Erin Knowles led off in the first inning with a base hit and was followed up by a single by Gretta Grassel. Knowles and Grassel were advanced on a sacrifice bunt by Katie Kinney. Makenzie Fritz drove in Knowles on a 2 out single which gave the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead after the first half inning. 

Mineral Point answered back to tie the score in the bottom of the first inning. Erin Knowles lead off the top of the third with a single and the Bulldogs took the lead on a two run homer by Gretta Grassel to put the Bulldogs up 3-1. Mineral Point scored a run in the bottom of the 5th to close the gap to 3-2. 

The Bulldogs shut down the pointers in the 6th and 7th innings with 3K’s in the 6th inning and 3 defensive plays by the infield to secure the victory and win their 3rd straight regional championship. 

Erin Knowles went 2x4 with 2 singles and 2 runs scored, Gretta Grassel 2x4 with a single and a 2-run HR and scored once, Katie Kinney 2x3 and Makenzie Fritz 1x3 with an RBI. Gretta Grassel pitched a complete game with 13K’s, 5 hits and 1 walk. Bulldogs will play Cuba City Cubans in the sectional semi finals at Cuba City.

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