Division Finals are set for Sunday as all four top seeds advanced with victories. Clintonville and Little Falls stayed perfect on the season.
WEST DIVISION SEMIFINALS
#1 Little Falls 26, #4 Bowler 3
Jeremy Bauer earned the win for Little Falls, but he got a lot of help at the plate. Drew Radies had four hits and drove in seven runs. Kal Kischer and Nate Korb both drove in four runs and Jenner Gullixon drove in three runs in the win. Walker Miller and Cody Theix both the had two hits with a double to lead Bowler.
#2 Tigerton 9, #3 Caroline 1
Paul Sellner pitched Tigerton to a 9-1 win over Caroline, and went 4 for 4 with four runs driven in to help his own cause. Nick Desrochers took the loss for Caroline.
EAST DIVISION SEMIFINALS
#3 Gresham 12, #2 Neopit 8
Gresham used a strong pitching performance from Josh Forman to help advance through with a 12-8 win over Neopit. Nate Ejnik was 2 for 5 and TJ Arrowood had two hits lead Gresham.
#1 Clintonville 11, #4 Marion 5
John Dunlavy was big on the mound and at the plate to help lead Clintonville to an 11-5 win over Marion. Turner Doornink had three hits with a home run. Marion’s Dave Jueds took the loss, and was one of four players to get one hit against Dunlavy.
Gresham and Clintonville will meet for the chance to play in the BABA Semifianls. Gresham won the 2016 Grand Championship and Clintonville won the Grand Championship in 2015.
NORTH DIVISION SEMIFINALS
#3 Elderon 5, #2 Eland 3
MacLean Alwes pitched Elderon to a 5-3 win over Eland. Eland was held to just three hits and two of them came from Joe Buss. Justin Merink had three hits to lead Elderon.
#1 Birnamwood 7, #4 Hatley 3
SOUTH CENTRAL DIVISION
#1 Waupaca 5, #4 Weymot 2
Top seeded Waupaca was able to hold off Weymot with a 5-2 win. Cam Seidl earned the win, while Jim Nigbhor came in for the save. Waupaca had 8 hits in the game. Sean Peskie had three of them. Weymot was held to just four hits. Wes Alex had an RBI double and Logan Bosquez had an RBI single, and took the loss.
#3 Plover 9, #2 Scandinavia 3
Plovers Brad Cieswlicz and Derek Lemmens both had two hits to lead their team to a 9-3 win over Scandinavia. Jake Schwark earned the win while Ryan Glodowski took the loss. RJ Rosenthal was the only Scandinavia batter to have multiple hits.
DIVISION FINALS- SUNDAY AUGUST 20- 1:30PM
West Division: #2 Tigerton at #1 Little Falls
North Division: #3 Elderon at #1 Birnamwood
East Division: #3 Gresham at #1 Clintonville
South-Central Division: #3 Plover at #1 Waupaca