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Viroqua High School graduate Mitch Stalsberg pitched for two minor-league teams over the summer and excelled with both.

Stalsberg finished with the Class A West Michigan Whitecaps of the Midwest League after starting the season with the Detroit Tigers' Connecticut team in the New York-Penn League.

Stalsberg pitched in three games for West Michigan and tossed eight scoreless innings. He allowed one hit and struck out seven while walking five.

Stalsberg's entire season included a 1-0 record and 1.51 ERA over 35⅔ innings. He had 41 strikeouts, walked 20 and gave up six earned runs while holding opponents to a .176 batting average.

BOUSHLEY CLOSES OUT IN CALIFORNIA: Former UW-La Crosse standout Caleb Boushley pitched his final six games of the season with the Lake Elsinore Storm of the Class AA California League.

Boushley posted a 1-1 record for Lake Elsinore and wound up with 12 strikeouts, one walk and 10 hits allowed over 11⅔ innings. Opponents batted .233.

Boushley started the season with Class A Fort Wayne, and his combined season performance between the two levels was a 6-4 record, 2.71 ERA and 72 strikeouts over 73 innings.

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Assistant Sports Editor

Todd Sommerfeldt has covered sports for the La Crosse Tribune since 2003 after doing the same previously in the Fox Cities and Rock County.

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