WALWORTH — The Big Foot and Williams Bay baseball teams met up June 8 for a final regular-season game before starting the playoffs.
In the first round of the baseball playoffs on June 10, Big Foot survived and advanced while Williams Bay was eliminated.
BURLINGTON — Heading into their first playoff game, the Badger baseball players and coaches knew they would have their hands full.
Williams Bay’s baseball team had the best fortunes of all the local squads, winning a trio of games to stretch its active winning streak to six games.
Badger’s archrival Burlington came to town on June 1 for a grudge match on the diamond.
With one out, and a runner on first and third, Bochat decided it was time for a bit of trickery on the base paths.
Both Big Foot and Williams Bay’s baseball teams picked up wins this week.
Before Badger's June 1 baseball game against Burlington, the school honored longtime coach Wayne Vorpagel, who has been a coach in the Lake Geneva area for the last 59 years, with a celebration that included a ceremonial first pitch surrounded by former players and family.
Despite strong offensive showings, all three local baseball teams had up-and-down weeks.
Both the Badger and Williams Bay baseball teams had up-and-down weeks, going a combined 2-4.
Baseball coach Scott Staude has made a big impact on the Burlington baseball community, and now his players are beginning to make their mark on the Wisconsin baseball landscape.
WALWORTH — The Big Foot baseball team had a solid three-game stretch to start the month of May, beating McFarland twice and East Troy once to bring its record to 4-2.
Big Foot went 3-0 on the week, while Badger was 1-3. Both teams had victories thanks to strong pitching performances.
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WILLIAMS BAY — When Williams Bay’s baseball team hosted cross-town rival Faith Christian on May 4, the Bay was looking for a pick-me-up from a brutal 41-1 loss to Delavan-Darien four days earlier.
Badger’s first baseball game of the year required a bit of extra time to decide.
The Big Foot and Williams Bay baseball teams each picked up a win and a loss last week.
WALWORTH — While many baseball teams around the state jump into the opening game of the season without any practice against an opposing squad, the Badger and Big Foot programs always have one unofficial game under their belts.
Badger High School pitcher Tyler Deleskiewicz has gotten attention from college coaches and professional scouts for throwing a fastball 90 miles per hour at only 16 years old.