Former Kimberly High School standout A.J. Klein has returned home to train for what he hopes will be a breakout year for the Panthers in his third season.
For the second straight year Bay Port, Notre Dame, and Kimberly returned to the state tournament at Fox Cities Stadium. Local 5 Sports' Eric Boynton recaps the WIAA State Baseball Tournament.
The Papermakers finished as Division 1 runner-up for the second straight season.
Kimberly outlasted River Falls 6-4 in 9 innings to make it to the WIAA Division 1 State Championship game Thursday against Janesville Craig.
Kimberly came ready to play in the division one quarterfinals on Tuesday morning. Scoring two of their three runs in the top of the first, and holding on for a win over Kenosha Indian Trail.