Coon Rapids stood on the softball diamond at Rice Creek Park Thursday afternoon with red Section 7AAA second-place medals as top-seed Maple Grove won the championship game 5-1.
Just as slowly as the softball season began because of the weather, section tournament time is on us with teams either surviving another round or ending what’s been a wacky spring on the diamond.
Andover coach Ben Monahan and Blaine coach Steve Guider thrive on competition. Both girls’ hockey coaches intentionally scheduled tough early-season non-conference opponents ahead of their Nov. 17 meeting at Fogerty Arena in Blaine.
Spring Lake Park Coach: Lori Lightbody Outlook:The Panthers compiled a 12-6 record last season, reaching the second round of the Section 5AAA tournament before losing to Totino-Grace 10-0. Spring Lake Park returns several key players including sophomore Alyssa Jones, who drove in a team-high 12 runs with a .345 bating average and hit two of [...]