CASHTON, Wisconsin (WXOW) - A small town squad, Cashton baseball is all about staying close.
"We're pretty much like brothers," said junior infielder Dominic Flock. "It's a whole family thing. We get along just fine."
That definitely helps the motivation during close games, and when 8 of 12 so far this season have been decided by three or fewer runs, Cashton's proven they thrive on it.
Head Coach Josh Fencl said, "Our guys have been in some pressure situations--sectional finals last year, and our guys pitched in a lot of big games. And, a lot of them are back. We've got state wrestlers and all kinds of guys, so they're used to pressure."
The Eagles are also getting used to winning, but that doesn't mean the memory of a tough loss is ever too far away.
"We're kind of dwelling on that first loss. It's motivating us to keep on going," said junior pitcher Caleb Fernholz.
Nevertheless, the latest wissports.net poll has Cashton close to being the best Division 4 team in the state.
"Rankings are nothing--same thing in wrestling--until you prove them, they mean nothing," said Flock.
And, don't expect to find out any secrets to their success.
"They don't really need to know anything," Fernholz said. "Keep us kind of a secret."
The Eagles keep their signs closely guarded.
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