WIAA Baseball: Arrowhead 14, Muskego 10
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) -- Andrew Bauer homered to break a tie in the third inning and Hartland Arrowhead held off Muskego 14-10 in semifinal action at the WIAA Summer Baseball Tournament at Bukolt Park on Friday.
The Warhawks (33-5) advanced to a championship game matchup with defending champion Milwaukee Marquette (21-20) later Friday in a rematch of the 2006 title game.
After grabbing a 3-2 lead on Bauer's blast, Arrowhead took command by scoring seven times in the fourth, highlighted by a two-run double by Ryan Passaglia and capped by David Miller's grand slam.
Passaglia went 3-for-3 with three RBIs, while Brian Crook, Karl Sprung, Josh Henkel and Miller each added a pair of hits for the Warhawks.
Muskego was paced by Mike Robinson, who had two hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs.
Wes Smith also homered for the Warriors, who concluded the season at 24-10.
Muskego 020 041 3 - 10 9 1
Arrowhead 113 711 x - 14 14 1
WP-Justin Mortensen. LP-Adam Schulz. BB-Schulz 2, Nick Stoltz 2, Mike Robinson 0, TJ Kotnik 2, Cole Borek 0; Mortensen 6, Paul Kaye 0, Andrew Bauer 1. SO-Schulz 0, Stoltz 2, Robinson 0, Kotnik 1, Borek 0; Mortensen 5, Kaye 0, Bauer 1. 2B-Muskego, Nick McCormack, Kevin Schoenbach; Arrowhead, Connor Harmann, Rayn Passaglia, Josh Henkel. HR-Muskego, Mike Robinson, Wes Smith; Arrowhead, Andrew Bauer, David Miller.
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