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Hastings softball team wins state title with 4-0 win

Lori Bauer hugs Treya Connell (No. 13) and Rachel Thomas gets ready to join in the celebration after Hastings beat Forest Lake for the state softball title on Friday afternoon.1 / 2
Members of the team pose for a photo after winning the state title.2 / 2

The Hastings softball team won the state title Friday afternoon in Mankato with a 4-0 win over Forest Lake. The state title is the first softball championship in school history.

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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