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Softball team begins state tournament play Thursday; inning-by-inning results to be posted live

The Hastings High School softball team will begin play in the state softball tournament at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 4, in Mankato against Osseo.

Hastings has a 21-2 overall record.

Osseo is 22-4.

Results of the game will be posted live on the home page of the Star Gazette.

If the Raiders win, they'll play at 3 p.m. June 4 against the winner of the game between Mankato West and Elk River.

The championship game is planned for 2 p.m. June 5.

All games are at Caswell Park in Mankato.

Hastings beat Rochester Mayo 5-0 on Friday night in Austin to advance.

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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