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Sun Prairie wins first WIAA softball championship

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The Sun Prairie softball team won its first state title on Saturday night, taking down Burlington, 7-1, in the D1 championship.

After giving up a run in the first inning, the Cardinals put up six shutout innings, led by Maddie Gardner who struck out 7 batters.

The offense put up an epic third inning, scoring 6 runs.  The inning began with Sun Prairie down by a run.  The Cardinals tied it up after Katie Tews drove in Schyler Ek off a RBI single.  Then, Gabi Westphal's chopper to third is mis-fielded, ending in another Cardinal run to take the lead. Tews and  Gardner each had 2 RBI in the game.

This was Sun Prairie's fifth trip to the WIAA tournament, but their first ending in a championship,


 

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