WIAA Baseball: Arrowhead 5, Marquette 4
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) -- Hartland Arrowhead scored four runs in its final at-bat to rally for a 5-4 victory over Milwaukee Marquette and win the WIAA Summer Baseball Tournament championship at Bukolt Park Friday night.
Karl Sprung hit one-out RBI single to cap the seventh-inning rally for Arrowhead, which won its first state title since 1979.
Arrowhead came into the seventh and final inning trailing 4-1 after Marquette took the lead with three runs in the top half of the inning. But a run scored on a fielder's choice, Brian Crook tied the game with two-run single and Sprung singled to center field to win the game.
Marquette's Nolan Peterson hit a two-run homer in the top of seventh to finish 7-for-7 for the day after Marquette beat Franklin to advance earlier Friday.
Arrowhead, which beat Muskego 14-10 in a semifinal earlier Friday, finished the season 34-5. Marquette ended the season at 21-21.
Marquette 001 000 3 - 4 6 2
Arrowhead 001 000 4 - 5 6 2
WP-Matt Burke. LP-Colin Weyer. E-Weyer; Cannon; Pendergast; Burke. LOB - Marquette 6; Arrowhead 7. 2B-Sprung; Mayoras. HR-Peterson. HBP-Henkel. SH-Monfre; Cannon; Henkel. SF-Leinfelder. SB- Peterson; Crook. CS-Crook; Mayoras.
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