By Paul Lecker
PLOVER – De Pere scored four times in the top of the second inning to take control early and pulled past Plover 10-3 in an elimination game at the 2021 Class AAA Wisconsin American Legion State Baseball Tournament on Friday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Park.
De Pere (17-7) moves on to the final day of the tournament and will play another elimination game at 1:30 p.m. Saturday against Oshkosh (23-2), a 12-4 winner over La Crosse on Friday night. La Crosse (16-6), as the last undefeated team in the double-elimination tournament, earns a spot in the championship game against the winner of De Pere and Oshkosh at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. La Crosse and the De Pere-Oshkosh winner move into next week’s Central Plains Regional in South Dakota. Both games Saturday will be live at zaleskisports.com.