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Hastings to face Bloomington Jefferson in first round of state tourney

The Hastings softball team will face Bloomington Jefferson in the first round of the state softball tournament on Thursday.

The game is at 9 a.m. in North Mankato.

Jefferson beat the state's No. 1-ranked team, Burnsville, in their section title game.

Hastings' second game of the state tournament will be at 3 p.m. Thursday.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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