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      Notre Dame baseball falls short in state tournament

      Teams take the field for day two of the WIAA state baseball tournament after a rain delay of more than five hours at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute, June 18, 2014. (WLUK/Laura Smith)
      Teams take the field for day two of the WIAA state baseball tournament after a rain delay of more than five hours at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute, June 18, 2014. (WLUK/Laura Smith)
      Notre Dame has fallen short in its bid to advance to the state title game.They played Jefferson in the Division II semifinal Wednesday night.It was a late game at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute because of rain delays.The Eagles got on the board in the fourth inning.Jacob Nelson drove in two runs with a single to center.Then in the seventh inning, the wheels fell off for the Tritons.Third baseman Charlie Rotherham misplayed the popup in the infield. That scored two runs.Jefferson scored seven runs in the inning.They went on to win 11-0, to earn a spot in the title game.Notre Dame managed just one hit.