Tigers Stay Unbeaten, Advance to 7A Semifinals

By KBJR News 1

May 25, 2012 Updated May 25, 2012 at 7:32 PM CST

Cloquet, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The Cherry softball team stayed undefeated this season on Friday afternoon, beating Ely 12-0 in five innings to advance to the Section 7A semifinals.

The Tigers are looking to defend their 2011 section championship, after which they went on to finish as the MSHSL Class A runners-up.

Cherry will now take on Silver Bay in the semifinals after the Mariners beat Mesabi East 5-1 in the quarterfinal round.

The other semifinal will feature South Ridge and Carlton, after the Panthers beat Deer River 15-5 in five innings and the Bulldogs knocked off Littlefork-Big Falls 5-0.

Those four teams now enter a double-elimination format for the Section 7A championship, which will be decided May 29-31 in Cohasset.

A full Section 7A softball tournament bracket can be viewed at the Minnesota State High School League web site.

SECTION 7A SOFTBALL SEMIFINALS

#4 Carlton vs. #2 South Ridge --- May 29, 1:00 p.m.
#3 Silver Bay vs. #1 Cherry --- May 29, 1:00 p.m.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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