The 40th Annual Girls State Softball Tournament battled through persistent precipitation to concluded Saturday with the crowning of four champions at Goodman Diamond Saturday.
Westosha Central (28-4) won the Division 1 championship with a 3-0 win over Watertown (22-9) in the final. Alyssa Hrncar tossed a five hit shutout. It was a the Falcons' second title in the last three seasons. They finished runner-up last season after winning the title in 2013.
La Crosse Logan (28-1) is the champion in Division 2 following the Rangers' 3-0 shutout over Waupun (27-5) in the final. Jordyn Kleman struck out 11 hitters and allowed just three hits to notch the victory. She also belted a solo home run to pace the offense. It was the first State championship for the Rangers.
Laconia (29-3) edged Poynette (29-2) for the Division 3 championship. The Spartans made single runs in the fourth and fifth innings stand up after Pumas scored just a single run in the sixth with the bases loaded and one out. The Spartans are champions for the first time.
Pacelli (24-5) pushed across a run in the bottom of the sixth inning and held on for a 1-0 win over defending champion Oakfield (26-4) to win the Division 4 crown. Sarah Mitch singled home Sami Kay Shafranski from second for the only run of the game. The Oaks had a runner on third with one in the seventh but couldn't score. The Cardinals win their third State championship, also winning in Division 3 in 2012 and in Division 4 in 2003.