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SPASH's season ends in state quarterfinal

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MADISON (WAOW) -- In their 12th state appearance in the last 15 years, the SPASH softball team suffered an early defeat.

A three-run second inning gave the Panthers an early lead, but the offense could only manage one more run throughout the last five innings of the game. Meanwhile, Kimberly scored in three of the final four frames, propelling themsevles to a 6-4 over the young SPASH team in Thursday afternoon's Division 1 State Quarterfinal game.

"We lost to a great team with an outstanding pitcher," Panthers head coach Tom Drohner said. "They're very well coached and you just have to tip your hat sometimes and say the other team was better today."

Despite the program's prestigious history at the state tournament, this SPASH team featured players with little experience. The Panthers advanced to state with only one senior on their roster, and will certainly continue to be a statewide threat in the coming years.






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