The Beaver Dam High School softball team heads to Hartford today for a WIAA Division 1 Sectional Final against Oshkosh West. Beaver Dam (17-3) advanced to the Sectional Final with an thrilling 5-4 win in 8 innings over Slinger on Monday night. Oshkosh West (23-5) doubled up Neenah 6-3 to win their Sectional Semifinal matchup.
The Golden Beavers and Wildcats split a doubleheader in Oshkosh back on June 5th, with West winning the opener 10-0 and Beaver Dam taking the night cap 1-0.
The last time Beaver Dam reached the Sectional Final in Softball was 2012 when they lost to Steven Point. The Golden Beavers have made three trips to the state tournament with the most recent appearance in 2004 when they dropped a state quarterfinal to Verona 2-0.
Today’s first pitch is set for 5pm. Coverage on DailyDodge TV is set for 4:45pm and is presented by Columbus Family Dental, the Beaver Dam Unified School District and Grande Cheese.
Click the link to preview the game with Golden Beaver Head Coach Abby Schmitt.
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