Springs 9, Lourdes 3: The Ledgers improved to 12-5 on the season with a nonconference win over the Knights.
The Ledgers, who earned a top-seed in the Division 3 regionals, will face (4) New Holstein at Marian University’s Smith Field Tuesday at 5 p.m.
Franci Maresse picked up the win, allowing four hits while striking out two against two walks.
“It was nice to have a game in going into the playoffs. We used it so we didn’t have to have eight days off,” Springs head coach Tom Walentoski said. “We played well except for one sloppy inning where we had two throwing errors.”
Kenzie Waechter, Eleanore Mueller and Julia Moul each had three hits to lead Springs.
Springs…203 031 0 — 9 11 4
Lourdes…000 003 0 — 3 4 5
WP: Franci Maresse (7 IP, 2 BBs, 2 ER, 2 Ks).
Leading hitters: SMS — Kenzie Waechter 3×4 (3B, 3 R); Eleanore Mueller 3×5; Julia Moul 3×4 (2 2B, RBI); Abbey Feldner 1×3 (2B, RBI).