Trojan softball stays alive in 1AAAA

The New Prague Trojans lost in extra innings in the second round of the Section 1AAAA softball tournament, as the Lakeville North Panthers scored in the top of the eighth inning to take a 2-1 win Thursday, May 24. 

The top-seeded Trojans, ranked No. 5 in the state, rebounded with a 10-0 win over Rochester Mayo in an elimination game to stay alive in the double-elimination tournament. 

The Trojans will face Rochester John Marshall, the No. 3 seed, at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, at Todd Park in Austin. At the same time, Lakeville North will face Farmington in a winner’s bracket game. The winner of the elimination game faces the loser of the other game at 6 p.m. Friday. The winner of the 6 p.m. game advances to the section final at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 31, and will have to win twice on Thursday to advance to the state tournament. 


Section 1AAAA results

First round - Tuesday, May 22

Game 1-New Prague 3, Lakeville South 1

Game 2-Lakeville North 9, Owatonna 4

Game 3-Rochester John Marshall 12, Rochester Century 2

Game 4-Farmington 10, Rochester Mayo 6


Thursday, May 24

Winner’s bracket

Game 5-Lakeville North 2, New Prague 1 (8 innings)

Game 6-Farmington 1, Rochester John Marshall 0

Loser’s bracket

Game 7-Owatonna 7, Lakeville South 6

Game 8-Rochester Mayo 6, Rochester Century 4

Game 9-Rochester John Marshall 8, Owatonna 1

Game 10-New Prague 10, Rochester Mayo 0 (5 innings)


Tuesday, May 29

Winner’s bracket, 4 p.m.

Game 11-Lakeville North vs. Farmington

Loser’s bracket, 4 p.m.

Game 12-Rochester John Marshall vs. New Prague

Loser’s bracket, 6 p.m.

Game 13-loser, game 11 vs. Winner, game 12


Thursday, May 31 

Championship, 5 p.m.

Winner, Game 11, vs. Winner, Game 13

Second game follows, if needed



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