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Multiple Teams · White Hawks Softball Heads into Section Playoffs

By Tera White

Three rainouts shortened the Mound Westonka varsity softball schedule last week. The White Hawks beat Maranatha Christian Academy 8-2 on May 13 at home in the only game played.

The White Hawks had active bats, with 14 hits to Maranatha’s three. Senior Charlie Bailey and junior Sam Eidsness had three hits each. Ninth-grader Emma Mack pounded two hits. Bailey knocked in four RBIs.

The White Hawks ended regular season play with an impressive 14-3 record and a 10th-in-state ranking in Class AAA softball. Heading into Sections, the White Hawks ended up in second place in the Wright County West Conference with a 9-3 conference record. They earned the No. 2 seed in Section 6AAA playoffs, which start at home Tuesday, May 23, against seventh-seeded Blake.

MWHS will be hosting again on Thursday, May 25, playing either Delano or Benilde-St Margaret’s. The weather is anticipated to cooperate, so be sure to come out and support the team!

UPDATE 5-26-2017: The White Hawks started section play with a 13-3 home win over Blake on May 23. On May 25, MWHS faced a tough Delano team in another home contest and lost 11-0. The White Hawks will play DeLaSalle High School on Tuesday, May 30, at 4 p.m. at Aquila Park.

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