North High freshman Sophie Cave (16) slides in safely stealing second base in 3rd inning Section 4AAA playoff action. The Polars won 3-1 over Roseville at McKnight Fields May 21. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Local teams are in the running for Section 4AAA softball bragging rights, with play set for May 27 and 28 at McKnight Fields.
Despite 45-degree weather and brisk, northwesterly winds, the Hill-Murray Pioneers and South St. Paul Packers squared off for seven full innings in the Section 4 Class AAA softball playoffs Monday, May 18.
The Concordia Academy fastpitch softball team saw its season come to an end in the fourth round of the Section 4AA playoffs last week. The seventh-seeded Beacons lost 9-5 to fifth-seeded St. Paul Highland Park on May 19.
The Roseville Area High School fastpitch softball team entered the post-season as one of the hottest teams in the state. The Raiders’ eight-game winning streak to close out the regular season was the third-longest in Class AAA.
Even in years when the weather cooperates, the high school spring sports season seems to go by in a flash. Despite it being only May 20, the fastpitch softball playoffs have already gone deep into the bracket.
Even in years when the weather cooperates, the high school spring sports season seems to go by in a flash. Despite it being only May 19, the fastpitch softball playoffs have already gone deep into the bracket.