Small-school champion New York Mills led the Class 1A field with four all-state selections.
After seeing their undefeated season end in last year's state championship, the Irish used a 6-run first inning and cruised to an 11-1 victory over St. Peter.
A sophomore-led outburst helped the Saints to a 5-2 victory that also served as a graduation present for six senior teammates.
By Trevor Squire, Special to the Star Tribune
06/07/2018, 7:45pm CDT
- Calli Maki hit a grand slam home run and threw a complete game en route to a 12-3 victory.
By Jim Paulsen, Star Tribune
06/06/2018, 9:41pm CDT
- Eschewing the tradition of riding one strong pitcher, the Sabers went with a three-armed, situation-based rotation. (Story includes quick previews of the four tournament classes.).