Cherry Beats Champs, Back in Title Game

By KBJR News 1

Cherry Beats Champs, Back in Title Game

June 7, 2012 Updated Jun 7, 2012 at 11:18 PM CST

Mankato, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The Cherry softball team is back in the MSHSL Class A state championship, that after beating four-time defending champion New Life Academy on Thursday night.

The Tigers were runners-up to New Life Academy in 2011, and the team moved to (25-0) this season with the win.

Kirstin Lahti hit an inside-the-park home run for Cherry, and Shaina Novak pitched seven scoreless innings for the Tigers.

Cherry will now take on Blooming Prairie for the Class A state championship, with that game set for June 8 at 1:00 p.m. in Mankato.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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