MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) - The Seymour High School softball team made history on Saturday. Seymour defeated Monroe 9-1 in the WIAA Division 2 State Title game at Goodman Diamond in Madison.
It was the Seymour Thunder's first WIAA State Softball appearance. The Thunder scored nine runs in the sixth inning to break a 0-0 tie.
Seymour's Chloe Evand was 2-4 with three-run homer while Dinah King and Patricia Nieland were both 2-4 with 2 RBIs.
"It's fantastic. It's a feeling I can't imagine. It's almost like giving birth. These kids are like my family and this has just been a fantastic fantastic ride," Seymour Head Coach Karri Vanden Langenberg told FS Wisconsin following the team's win.
Congratulations to Seymour, who is taking home the Division 2 WIAA State Title on their first-ever trip to the State Tournament!— WIAA State Tournaments (@wiaawistate) June 9, 2019
The Thunder defeated Monroe 9-1 in the Championship, scoring all 9 runs in the top of the 6th inning on 5 hits and 4 errors. �� �� #wiaasb pic.twitter.com/OwyNf5i5RJ