CUBA CITY SLIPS PAST AMHERST IN DIVISION 3 SEMIFINAL AT WIAA STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT


Amherst center fielder Jake Hoffman makes a diving catch to end the second inning of the WIAA Division 3 state baseball tournament semifinal on Wednesday at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton. (Photo by Paul Lecker/Zaleski Sports)

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APPLETON – Cuba City plated two runs in the top of the seventh and held off a rally in the bottom by Amherst to win a Division 3 semifinal 2-1 on Wednesday at the WIAA State Baseball Tournament at Fox Cities Stadium.


Cuba City (22-4), making its first state tournament appearance since 1955, moves into the Division 3 state championship game against Saint Croix Falls (26-2), which is scheduled for Thursday at noon. Amherst suffered its only loss of the season and finishes the spring with a 28-1 mark.


Cuba City’s Kobe Vosbe