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RallyMe Rally of the Week: Nick Nielson's walk-off two-run double gives Peshtigo a 10-inning playoff win

05/30/2017, 4:00pm CDT
By Travis Wilson

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It is playoff time in spring sports, which amps up the pressure another notch, especially in late-game situations. For the Peshtigo baseball team, the season was on the line in the 10th inning of a Regional playoff game against Shawano.

Pitching dominated throughout, and the teams went through nine complete innings knotted at just one run apiece.

Shawano scratched across a run in the top of the 10th, putting the pressure on Peshtigo to respond, or go home.

And respond they did. Nick Nielson stepped to the plate with a pair of runners on base, and knocked a two-run, walk-off double to give the Bulldogs a 3-2 victory.

Peshtigo, the third seed in their Regional, advanced to take on second-seeded Marinette tonight.

Video of the game-winning hit and ensuing celebration is below, courtesy of @BlakeVanVooren on Twitter.

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