6/6 WIAA tournament scoreboard

Gilman junior pitcher Katie Webster delivers the first pitch of Thursday's WIAA Div. 5 state softball semifinal in Madison. Webster pitched all seven innings and had two hits offensively in the Pirates' 8-3 loss to Blair-Taylor. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star NewsGilman's Mykell Podolak slides into home plate and gives the Pirates short-lived 2-1 second-inning lead. Courtesy runner Tychelle Duellman and Podolak scored on a two-out single up the middle by Addy Warner. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star NewsGilman pinch runner Trista Sweda loses her helmet diving back into first base to avoid a double play during the seventh inning of Thursday's state semifinal loss. Photo by Matt Frey/The Star NewsEllie Grunwald battles for possession of the ball during the first half of Thursday's WIAA Div. 3 girls soccer sectional semifinal played at Lakeland's River Valley Bank Field. Medford won its first-ever sectional game 2-0 to advance to Saturday's sectional final against Ashland at Eau Claire Memorial. Photo by Brett LaBore/The Lakeland Times.Hailey Kollmansberger tries to regain possession of the ball during Thursday's first half. Photo by Brett LaBore/The Lakeland Times
Pirates fall at state; soccer team one win from state

Goodman Diamond, Madison
#1 Blair-Taylor 8, #4 Gilman 3
Wildcats' four-run top of the third is the difference.
WP: Lauren Steien, 7 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 6 K, 3 BB
LP: Katie Webster, 7 IP, 6 H, 8 R, 5 ER, 5 K, 3 BB
Katie Webster 2-3
Addy Warner, 1-1, 2 BB, 2-run single to give Gilman a 2-1 lead in bottom of the second.
Gilman finishes 21-5
Blair-Taylor improves to 28-0 and will play Belmont (25-1) for state championship Saturday at 8 a.m.

#2 Medford 2, #1 Lakeland 0
Meredith Seidel, 2 goals
Medford (11-6-3) advances to sectional final against #2 Ashland (19-2-2), Saturday at 1 p.m. at Eau Claire Memorial.

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