After losing four out of five games, New Berlin West's baseball team put together a three-game winning streak last week against Woodland opponents.
The Vikings blew a 4-1 lead only to come back and use a four-run fourth inning to nip Pius XI, 8-7, to start the week June 6 at West.
West scored in the first when Nate Miller walked, was balked to second and went to third on the pitcher's error. He then scored on Nick Paget's RBI single to left.
The Popes tied it in the third, but the Vikings added three runs in the bottom of the inning to take 4-1 lead as Nate Egofske doubled, Paget singled and Will Bush smashed a three-run homer.
Pius then exploded for six runs on five hits in the fourth to take a 7-4 lead.
But the Vikings scored four runs in the bottom of the inning and then shut down the Popes the rest of the way.
With one out in the fourth, Evan Sadowski singled, Miller was hit by a pitch and Egofske walked to load the bases. Pinch-hitter Zach White hit a sacrifice fly in scoring Sadowski, Paget tripled in Miller and Egofske and Bush singled in Paget with the eventual winning run.
Justice Dodd singled in Paget in the top of the ninth, and Cory Liebherr tossed a complete-game 3-2 win on June 7 at the Rock Sports Complex.
With the scored tied, 2-2, with one out, Paget led off the ninth with a walk, and Trevor Duran singled him to second. Dodd then ripped a single to left, scoring Page for a 3-2 lead.
Liebherr got two quick outs in the bottom of the inning before the Popes singled twice before getting the final out on a grounder to the mound.
Liebherr singled in Oscar Delvalle, who reached on an error, for a 1-0 lead in the first. Alan Jurena singled in two runs in the fifth to give Pius a 2-1 lead.
With two outs in the sixth inning, Paget stepped to the plate and slammed a home run to tie the game at 2-2, eventually sending the game into extra innings.
The Vikings edged Cudahy, 8-7, on June 10 to end the week with a 6-5 overall record, tied for first in the Woodland West with a 3-1 record.
West trailed 5-4 coming up for their final at-bats, when the Vikings put together a four-run rally for an 8-4 lead. Then they held off the Packers, who scored twice in the bottom of the inning, for the 8-7 win.
Bush was the star of the game with a single, a double and three RBIs, and he was the winning pitcher, tossing six inning, scattering eight hits, allowing four runs (none earned), walking three and striking out four. Tyler Stoltenburg singled in two runs, as Cudahy outhit West, 13-8.