Back on May 3rd.the Cardinals and the Buccaneers met in Waterville and the Cardinals held on for the win 6-5.

Jump forward to May 22. Same two teams, same location, same two pitchers. Different outcome.

Tess Glenzinski got the scoring going for the Cardinals bringing in a run. Then she only had to face 4 batters in Bucc's half of the first. Then struck out 1 and only allowed two hits in the second. Malia Hunt got on board in the third, moved around the bases quickly and got one more for the Cards. WEM answered with 2 and it was 2-2 after 3.

The Buccaneers got one more in the 5th and 2 in the 6th to get up 5-2. After 2 cardinals gon base Kate Trump opened up the 7th by hitting one to the fence. Getting a run in. But the pitching from Trista Hering stopped B.A and the final was 5-3.

WEM now faces Hayfield at 6 pm on Thursday in Austin. the Cardinals will face Blooming Prairie in the section consolation bracket on Thursday in Austin.

WEM – 0 0 2 0 1 2 X

BA –    1 0 1 0 0 0 1

WEM Hitting – Nuetzman 2-3, 2 RBI; Bartelt 1-4, R, SB; Tegmeier 2-3, 2 RBI, R, 2 2B, HBP; Autumn Taylor 1-3, 2 R, 2B; Hering 1-3, 2B; Meskan 1-4, RBI; Megan Adank 1-2, HBP; Allison Rients 1-2; Condon 0-0, R

WEM Pitching – Hering 7IP-10H-3R-1ER-3BB-6SO

BA Hitting – Glenzinski 1-2, R, 2 BB; Hunt 1-4, R; Jessica Oathoudt 1-3, BB; Grace Ashley 3-4, RBI; Kate Trump 1-4, 2B, SB; Grace Viland 1-4, R; Maggie Viland 1-4; Nicole Menard 1-3

BA Pitching – Glenzinski 6IP-10H-5R-5ER-1BB-4SO

John Anderson TSM