Verona softball heads to sectional final

Verona softball heads to sectional final

Nicole Neitzel hit two homers and pitcher Quinn Nelson threw a shutout as the Wildcats beat La Crosse Central 5-0 to advance to the softball sectional final.

Neitzel hit her first home run in the first inning with a runner on. Her second homer came as a solo shot in the fifth.

Verona scored their other runs on a wild throw to first with two runners on in the bottom of the second.

The Wildcats advance to play Holmen Thursday in Sun Prairie. Holmen beat DeForest in a wild 10-9 game back on Tuesday.