Sun Prairie goes extra innings, defeats Waukesha North, 4-1
Cardinals advance to WIAA State semifinals
MADISON — The Sun Prairie Cardinals scored three runs in the top of the 10th inning to defeat Waukesha North 4-1 in a WIAA Division One State Softball quarterfinal at Goodman Diamond Thursday afternoon.
Waukesha North scored a run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to send the game into extra innings.
With the score 1-1 in the top fo the 10th, Sun Prairie’s Chloe Knoernschild tripled to right field and came home on a Waukesha North error.
Sabrina Reuter had an RBI single and another Waukesha North error produced the third Sun Prairie run of the inning.
Starting pitcher Maddie Gardner, a UW recruit, scattered seven hits over 10 innings, striking out 16 to get the win.
Sun Prairie will play in the Division One semifinals Friday evening at 9 o’clock at Goodman Diamond.
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