Detroit Lakes will face Northfield in the Softball State Tournament

Detroit Lakes will face Northfield in the Softball State Tournament Click to Enlarge


The Laker Softball team found out who their opponent will be for the first round of the Class AAA State Tournament. The tournament will begin on Thursday and the Lakers will face the Northfield Raiders. The Raiders finished the regular season with 18 wins and 3 losses. The Raiders come out of Section 1AAA they beat Winona in the Section Championship to advance to the State Tournament. This is the first year that Northfield has made it to state. The Raiders were led by sophomore pitcher Brynn Hostettler has 14 victories and 229 strikeouts. The Lakers are also making their state tournament debut and are led offensively by junior outfielder Laura Prussia leads the Lakers with a .533 batting average and nine home runs.

The Lakers and Raiders will play at 11 am on Thursday, at Caswell Park in Mankato. KDLM will broadcast all of the games of the Class AAA Tournament. We will begin on our broadcast a half hour prior to first pitch on Thursday.

Class AAA Schedule:
Quarterfinals Thursday, June 6

Visitation (11-14) vs. No. 1 Mankato West (23-1), 11 a.m.

No. 5 Benilde-St. Margaret’s (16-8) vs. No. 4 Cloquet (19-4), 11 a.m.

Detroit Lakes (17-6) vs. No. 2 Northfield (18-3), 11 a.m.

Mahtomedi (13-8-1) vs. No. 3 Becker (19-5), 11 a.m.

Championship semifinals and consolation semifinals --- 5 p.m.

Friday, June 7
Consolation final --- 9 a.m.
Third place --- 11 a.m.

Championship --- 1:30 p.m.

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