Last year’s Section 4AAA tournament was a battle of inches, as, here, senior and first-base minder Mady Strom just misses getting the tag on a Woodbury player during the seventh inning. The Polars still shut out the Royals 7-0. A seasoned team hopes to repeat 2014’s exploits this year. (file photo)
The North softball nine is familiar with success and the upcoming season is one in which they will be looking to a repeat of last season.
In front, the Polar Devil Bantam “A” team includes Jake Edmunds, Nathan Conroy, Joe Reubish, Austin Vandell and Max Rossman. Kneeling behind them are Ben Herman, Chris Ranum, Kory Pilarski, Kearby Larson, Nick Burshten and Jack Smith. And, in back: AJ Austin, Luke Moberg, Alex Campbell, Justin Rausch, Erick Kubiatowicz and Leo Wieffering. (submitted photo)
The Johnson Como North St. Paul Polar Devils — a combination of the two area teams just this year — has had a successful first season.
They posted a record of 45-3-0 and are headed to Duluth for the State Hockey Tournament.