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The Spartans, now 2-1 on the season, had 19 hits, led by Erin Thompson, who was 4-for-4 with four RBIs.
Matt Strum’s two-run single in the bottom of the sixth inning provided the winning run as Superior opened its season with an 8-7 come-from-behind win over Hayward Tuesday evening at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex.
Wessman and Superior Ice Arenas will host the Kohlman Cup this weekend
27th event is Sunday at Duluth’s Country Lanes
Up next for Superior is the state’s top-ranked Stevens Point Panthers, who advanced with a 105-57 win over Chippewa Falls. The sectional semifinal game is at 7 p.m. Thursday at Wausau West.
Superior has come close to advancing to the NCAA tournament the past two seasons, but both times lost to Oshkosh in the WIAC championship game — 66-61 last year in Superior and 75-69 in 2014 at Oshkosh.
Kontny, Schradle named players of the year; Mulhern top coach
UWS opens NCAA tournament Friday at UW-Oshkosh
Prep Playoff Scoreboard
The Yellowjackets will host Northwestern in the UMAC title game at 7 p.m. Saturday.