DEERFIELD, Wis. -

Pardeeville won't be returning to the WIAA state baseball championships this year as third-ranked Deerfield beat Pardeeville at home 8-3 on Wednesday.

The Demons may be the third-ranked team in Division 3, but they were down 3-0 in the fifth inning.

That's when they got the bats going, scoring four runs. Cole Erickson got a base hit to give them the lead, 4-3.They add four more insurance runs in the sixth with Sean Erickson getting the RBI.

Deerfield will go on to place Brookfield Academy in a section semifinal next Tuesday in Horicon.