Borgardt sparks Ripon past Waupaca

Borgardt sparks Ripon past Waupaca

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Borgardt sparks Ripon past Waupaca

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Ripon 13, Waupaca 12: Libby Borgardt went 4-for-5 and drove in seven runs — including a bases-clearing double in the top of the seventh — to help the Tigers hold on for the win over the Comets.

Borgardt’s double sparked a four-run outburst which broke a 9-9 tie and gave Ripon a 13-9 lead. The Comets got three of the runs back and had the tying run on third when Borgardt induced a groundout to end the game.

Mackenzie Briskie chipped in three hits and Savannah Wilson had two hits and three RBIs for Ripon, which led 9-4 after four innings.

Borgardt also picked up the win on the mound, striking out six and walking three.

Ripon…232 200 4 — 13 12 5

Waupaca…210 132 3 — 12 14 3

WP: Libby Borgardt (7 IP, 3 BBs, 6 Ks). LP: Borntrager (7 IP, 2 BBs, 4 Ks).

Leading hitters: RIP — Mackenzie Briskie 3×4; Libby Borgardt 4×5, 2B, 3B, 7 RBI; Savannah Wilson 2×4, 3 RBI. WAU — Smith 4×5, 3B, 5 RBI; Tomlinson 2×4, 3B; Borntrager 2×3, 2 2B.

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