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The margin of error was so thin for the Germantown baseball team in its WIAA regional final against North Shore Conference champion West Bend West on July 17.
It's always nice to be remember where you've been and what's going on right now and to plan on where you're going.
While as a guest of amiable but very focused hosts Mike McGivern and Dave Markson on the WSSP 1250 AM prep report July 11 talking about the upcoming WIAA state summer baseball tournament, I got hit with the inevitable poke in the nose: "Pick a champion."
Maintaining that same high level of consistency no matter the graduation turnover is a point of pride for the Germantown girls softball team, and the Warhawks, led by Now All-Suburban selections Michelle Moore and Emily Doran, did that just year with yet another North Shore Conference title and their fourth straight WIAA state tournament berth.
The Germantown baseball team split four North Shore Conference games last week and were competitive in each game.
They brought home a plaque, and there were medals, too, and what's more, there was some winning baseball to be had for Germantown on June 27, when the struggling Warhawks found their step and beat both Kiel (3-2) and Pewaukee (6-4) to claim the first Kapco Classic at Concordia University.
A brutal schedule got some welcome relief at the end of last week for the Germantown baseball team as the Warhawks pulled out a heartening 3-2 decision over West Bend East on June 19.
Mark Adams knows he should be enjoying his retirement in more traditional ways, such as trips overseas, going to the beach, firing up the grill and reading a good book.
They had the good sense to get out of the rain with a chance to play again another day and then had the heart to rally the second day in a light drizzle in what became a thrilling extra inning effort.
A very green Germantown baseball team is doing the best it can with limited experience as it is off to a 3-6 start.
Summary of recent action for Germantown and Menomonee Falls high schools
Resting in the late afternoon sunshine on June 6 in La Crosse, the members of the Germantown girls track teams' three WIAA state place-winning relay teams were tired but satisfied with their efforts.
DSHA softball coach Thomas Montgomery was in the parking lot of Homestead High School packing up and getting ready to leave after his Dashers lost a 3-1 sectional final decision to now four-time WIAA state tournament qualifier on June 4.
The members of the Germantown girls track team's 4x400-meter relay were strewn about the infield at Oconomowoc High School's track like newly harvested wheat after putting out the maximum effort in their WIAA sectional race on May 29.
Soon-to-be Germantown graduate Eric Stodola will look around and observe the tennis courts on the campus of the University of Wisconsin as he and his father and coach Jeff Stodola and teammates head to the Nielsen Stadium in Madison on Thursday, June 4, for the WIAA state individual tournament.