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WAUPUN — Offense carried the torch in the morning, pitching in the afternoon.

Either way, it was a winning recipe against a pair of non-conference opponents.

Waupun’s prep softball team bludgeoned Laconia in a 12-5 win Saturday morning at Jerry Medema Fields, and then Megan Van Ruiswyk and Katrina Pokorny combined on a five-hitter in the Warriors’ 8-1 win over Oakfield later in the day.

The Warriors (14-3), who are ranked seventh in Division 2 according to the Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association/WisSports.net poll, trailed Laconia (7-6), which garnered honorable mention in Division 4, by the score of 2-1 after the top of the second before a huge outburst in the bottom half broke the game wide open.

Megan Van Ruiswyk and Kylle Hraban both had RBI singles and Claire Harder had an RBI double to highlight a seven-run second for the Warriors, giving them an 8-2 lead that would be more than enough.

In their second win of the day, the Warriors also trailed early, down 1-0 after 2½ innings. But No. 7 batter Rachel White singled to lead off the bottom of the third, Van Ruiswyk reached when she got hit by a two-out pitch and Megan Gerber followed by drawing a walk — loading the bases for the middle of the order.

And Kylle Hraban and Erin Schmitt delivered, notching back-to-back RBI singles to put Waupun in front for good at 2-1.

WAUPUN 12, LACONIA 5

Laconia 200 020 1 – 5 5 5

Waupun 173 010 0 – 12 9 1

Pitchers (ip-h-er-bb-k): Lac – Maci Grande (L, 6-9-5-7-1). Waup – Megan Van Ruiswk (W, 4-3-1-1-6), Katrina Pokorny (3-2-3-1-4).

Leading hitters (two or more hits): Lac – Abby Luczak 2x4. Waup – Kylle Hraban 3x3, Erin Schmitt 2x4. 2B: Lac – Hailey Bartz 1, Abby Luczak 1. Waup – Claire Harder 1, Kylle Hraban 1, Erin Schmitt 1. RBIs: Lac – Abby Luczak 2, Riely Schroeder 3. Waup – Megan Van Ruiswyck 1, Megan Gerber 1, Kylle Hraban 2, Erin Schmitt 1, Claire Harder 3, Katrina Pokorny 1, Rachel White 1.

WAUPUN 8, OAKFIELD 1

Oakfield 001 000 0 – 1 5 0

Waupun 002 033 x – 8 11 1

Pitchers (ip-h-er-bb-k): Oak – Taylor Ryan (L, 5.1-11-8-4-3), Avery Conger (0.2-0-0-0-0). Waup – Megan Van Ruiswyk (W, 5-5-1-0-4), Katrina Pokorny (2-0-0-0-3).

Leading hitters (two or more hits): Oak – None. Waup – Megan Van Ruiswyk 2x3, Megan Gerber 3x3, Kylle Hraban 2x3, Erin Schmitt 2x4. 3B: Oak – Avery Conger 1. 2B: Oak – Brianna Sabel 1. Waup – Kylle Hraban 1, Katrina Pokorny 1. RBIs: Oak – Brianna Sabel 1. Waup – Kylle Hraban 2, Erin Schmitt 2, Claire Harder 1, Katrina Pokorny 2.