Red Lake Falls had never been to a state softball tournament prior to last season. The experience gained while placing sixth at state last season has helped the Eagles as they return for another state tournament.
Sixteen strikeouts equaled 16 straight titles for West Fargo.
That was the number Packers pitcher Brittany Rheault was stuck on Minot Ryan on Saturday night in another beauty of a North Dakota Class A state softball championship game between the two teams. The 1-0 victory at Elmwood Park was the same score West Fargo won by last year.
Two days ago, the Central Cass softball program achieved its season goal by making it to the state championship game for the second year in a row. But this year, the Squirrels took it one step further.
Catcher Ali Tronson hit a three-run home run and Kennedy Bresnahan added three hits to lead the Squirrels to a 12-4 win over defending champion Enderlin-Maple Valley on Saturday in the North Dakota Class B state softball tournament championship at Elmwood Park.
Bismarck Century ended a Packers scoreless streak that reached 76 innings on Friday night. But Jolene Woodbury’s sharp single to left scored Paige Andel from third base in the seventh inning, giving West Fargo a 2-1 win in the North Dakota Class A state tournament semifinals at Elmwood Park.
Cindy Holt is dealing with a Jekyll-Hyde situation on the softball field.
“I tell people I coach two teams, an A team and a B team,” the Grafton High School fastpitch coach said. “It’s the same kids on both teams. When the A team shows up, we’re very good. But when the B team is there, our youth and inexperience shows and we make a lot of errors.”
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