PRESCOTT – Prescott used a seven-run sixth inning to power past Stratford 9-2 in a WIAA Division 3 regional semifinal Tuesday at Prescott High School.
Prescott (18-6), the top seed in the regional bracket, will host No. 4 seed Mondovi (15-2) in a regional final Thursday.
Stratford tied the game at 2-2 with a pair of runs in the fifth inning as Tessa Berg drove in both with a single.
Tigers pitcher Laney Pankratz got through the fifth before Prescott erupted for the big inning. She finished with three strikeouts and one walk, with six of the nine runs allowed unearned.
Stratford finishes its season with a 9-12 record.
Cardinals 9, Tigers 2
Stratford 000 020 0 - 2 5 5
Prescott 000 207 x - 9 10 1
WP: Taylor Graf. LP: Laney Pankratz.
SO: Pankratz 3; Graf 6. BB: Pankratz 1; Graf 1.
Top hitters: S, Tessa Berg 1x3, 2 RBI. P, Graf 2B, 2 RBI; Leah French 2x3, 2B, 2 RBI; Liz Rohl 2x4, 2B; Maddie Miller 2x3, 2 runs.
Records: Stratford 9-12; Prescott 18-6.