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Hurley routs Drummond to win Regional title

HURLEY — Hurley waited six years to win another regional title. The Midgets only needed 4.5 innings — in the entire tournament — to break that drought and return to sectionals for the first time since 2010.

The Midgets beat Drummond 11-0 in Thursday's WIAA Division 4 regional final.

The top-seeded Midgets got a first-round bye and then advanced through the semifinal when No. 5 Washburn forfeited due to a class trip. Hurley then beat No. 2 Drummond, last year's D-4 regional champion, for the third time this season.

Drummond had to use its ace pitcher, Colin Mergen, in Wednesday's 4-3 semifinal...

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