Pacelli's Haily Raflik in 2019. (Metro Wire photo)

Pacelli softball advances to sectional final with a walk-off

Metro Wire Staff

It was a dramatic game between Marathon and Pacelli on Tuesday.

The Lady Cardinals won their trip to sectional finals with a walk-off single by Emma Van Order in the bottom of the eight innings to defeat the Red Raiders 9-8.

Madison Hintz and Karah Kluck both went 3-for-5 from the plate. Haily Raflik, Sophie Schroeder and Briar Armatowski all had multiple hits. Hintz lead in RBIs with three.

Raflik pitched eight innings with eight runs on 12 hits and six strikeouts.

Pacelli is set to take on the #7 seed Luther for a sectional final game on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in Markesan.