The WIAA state softball tournament got underway Thursday in Madison, and a pair of area teams picked up victories in Division 1 quarterfinals.
Hortonville defeated Verona, 5-1 The Polar Bears will meet defending state champion Westosha Central Friday night at 6:00 in the semifinals.
Kimberly defeated Stevens Point, 6-4 The Papermakers will take on Germantown in the second D-1 semifinal tomorrow night.
Local 5's Burke Griffin has highlights of Thursday's action.
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