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The Sauk Prairie High School baseball team nearly swept the defending WIAA Division 1 state champions, suffering an 8-7 home loss to Waunakee on May 10.

The Eagles trailed 7-0 before rallying to score runs in each of the final six innings, coming up a run short two days after notching a 7-4 win at Waunakee.

Brooks Leister went 2 for 3 with a double for the Eagles, while Bryant Schaaf, Ben German and Tyler Uselman each went 2 for 4, and Dylan Andrews doubled.

Sauk Prairie 11, McFarland 8

After three scoreless innings, the Sauk Prairie bats broke loose for two runs in the fifth and seven runs in the sixth to erase a six-run deficit and claim an 11-8 home win over McFarland.

The Eagles outhit the Spartans 14-10, led by Schaaf going 3 for 4 with a triple and a double, and Adam Juran going 2 for 3 with two doubles. Domenic Adair also went 2 for 4 with a double, while Andrews went 2 for 3.

Sauk Prairie 13, Dodgeville 8

Sauk Prairie used an eight-run sixth inning to come from behind and earn a 13-8 home win over Dodgeville on Saturday.

The Eagles dug themselves an early 6-1 hole before rallying to score 13 runs on just seven hits.

Uselman went 2 for 3 at the plate and earned the win on the mound, giving up four hits and one earned run in 3 2/3 innings of work. Andrews went 2 for 4, while Schaaf tripled.

Sauk Prairie 12, Wisconsin Dells 0

The Eagles had everything working Monday.

Andrews pitched a one-hitter while the Eagles pounded out 11 hits in a 12-0 non-conference win over Wisconsin Dells in five innings.

Andrews was in control on the mound, tallying six strikeouts in Sauk Prairie's third shutout win of the season.

Andrews and German went 2 for 3 at the plate, while Adair went 2 for 4 with a double.

Portage 9, Sauk Prairie 6

The Eagles' three-game winning streak ended with a 9-6 home loss in Tuesday's Badger North Conference game against Portage.

Sauk Prairie (10-12, 4-9 Badger North) started fast, taking a 4-0 lead after an inning of play. 

Portage (11-8, 5-8) answered with three runs in the second, but the Eagles continued to hit, scoring a run in the second and third innings to open up a 6-3 lead.

Portage took control from there, scoring two runs apiece in the fifth through seventh innings to win the season opener between the teams. The Warriors will go for the season sweep when they host Sauk Prairie on Thursday.

German went 2 for 4 for Sauk Prairie, while Andrews hit a triple and Uselman doubled.

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