New Prague outfielder Cade Pavek (17) ran past the scoreboard and toward his teammates after catching the final out in the Trojans' victory against Rogers. Photo: Shari L. Gross ¥ firstname.lastname@example.org
Joe Weiers went 4-for-4, scored two runs and drove in another, pacing a 13-hit New Prague attack to lead the Trojans to an 12-7 victory over Rogers in the Class 4A semifinals Saturday at CHS Field
Teammate Collin Dorzinski went 3-for-5, drove in three runs and scored a run for New Prague (18-8), which will play for a baseball state championship for the first time in school history.
The loss concluded Rogers’ remarkable postseason run. The Royals entered the playoffs with a 7-13 record but won five consecutive games to reach the state semifinals.
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