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Somerset shortstop Katie Berg gets set to fire a throw to first base during a recent Spartan game.

Somerset softball takes 5-0 lead before being eliminated

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Somerset coach Cory Lindenberg said he thought his Spartans matched up well against Altoona, the team’s first round opponent in the WIAA Division 2 regional tournament last Tuesday.


For three innings, the Spartans were the better team. Somerset led 5-0 until Altoona scored six runs in the third and fourth innings. The Railroaders added 10 more runs to win 16-5, eliminating the Spartans from the playoffs and ending their season.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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