The high school baseball post-season began late last week with the teams from Roseville Area High School and Concordia Academy trying to reach the double-elimination portion of their respective section tournaments.
The Concordia Academy fastpitch softball team saw its season come to an end in the fourth round of the Section 4AA playoffs last week. The seventh-seeded Beacons lost 9-5 to fifth-seeded St. Paul Highland Park on May 19.
The Roseville Area High School fastpitch softball team entered the post-season as one of the hottest teams in the state. The Raiders’ eight-game winning streak to close out the regular season was the third-longest in Class AAA.
Lauzon hurls 7-inning, 2-hit shutout
Before a standing-room-only crowd at Kuenkel Field, the North High Polars battled with baseball powerhouse Mahtomedi on Wednesday, May 13.
The game had special significance because of the Metro East Conference standings. Heading into the game North was 12-2 in the MEC, while Mahtomedi had a mark of 13-1.
Both teams had one MEC game remaining on their schedules.
The regular season in boys tennis ended without much fanfare this spring for the local teams, and the sectional playoffs are already underway.
Here’s a recap of Hill-Murray, North and Tartan’s performance in the Metro East Conference.
There might be a bit of déjà vu for the Mounds View High School boys tennis team when it takes the court on Tuesday. The similarities between this year's Section 5AA final and the one in 2014 are many, and the Mustangs hope to add one more.
Even in years when the weather cooperates, the high school spring sports season seems to go by in a flash. Despite it being only May 20, the fastpitch softball playoffs have already gone deep into the bracket.