The Wisconsin Scorpions, a youth travel fastpitch softball organization traveled to Wisconsin Dells with their 3 teams to compete in the GAMEDAY USA Summer Slugfest (July 10-12th).
Wisconsin Scorpions 18u took 2nd place (Upper Right)
The 18u Wisconsin Scorpions entered the championship game undefeated, only being scored on once in the previous 4 outings before falling short in a thrilling finish which saw a 3-0 lead going into the 6th inning vanish. A late rally with 1 out in the bottom of the 7th came up just short as they fell 9-7 score. SS Emily Walters (Waupun) was 2 for 2 with 2 stolen bases, 2B Adriana Decant (Campbellsport) was 2 for 3 with 5 stolen bases, 1B Taylor Liebenow (Oakfield) was 2 for 3, and P Lilly Wahl (Mayville) was 2 for 3 while also striking out 6 batters.
Wisconsin Scorpions 16u took 2nd place (Upper Left)
The 16u Wisconsin Scorpions lost the first game of the tournament 3-2 before redeeming themselves with 4 straight convincing wins to get to the Championship game.
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Thanks to Ron Walters for contributing story