GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (WBAY) - The 2019 WIAA State baseball tournament started Tuesday morning at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute with the Division 1 quarterfinals.
In the first game of the day, Green Bay Preble gave up three unearned runs in the third inning which turned out to the difference in a 3-0 loss to Burlington.
Preble season ends with a record of 24-4.
Fond du Lac wins on walk-off double in 9th
Fond du Lac's miraculous postseason run continues. Fond du Lac's Drew Bonlander hit a walk-off double in the ninth inning against Brookfield East in the D1 Quarterfinals.
The two teams went into extra innings tied 0-0. Brookfield East's Ethan Toone hit an RBI single to give the Spartans a 1-0 lead in the top of the 8th.
But the lead wouldn't last. Fond du Lac's Eli Schipper doubled down the right field line to tie the game in the bottom of the 8th then Bonlander gave the Cardinals the walk-off hit in the 9th.
Fond du Lac started the postseason with a 9-12 record. Now the team will play in the D1 Semifinals Tuesday night.
Division 1 Quarterfinals
Game 1 - Burlington (24-5) 3, Green Bay Preble (24-4) 0
Game 2 - Sun Prairie (23-7) 3, Oak Creek (21-7) 2
Game 3 - Eau Claire North (24-4) 15, Hamilton (19-9) 12
Game 4 - Fond du Lac (14-12) 2, Brookfield East (18-9) 1
Division 1 Semifinals - 6 p.m.
Game 5 - Burlington (23-5) vs. Sun Prairie (23-7)
Game 6 - Eau Claire North (24-4) vs. Fond du Lac (14-12)