16/18U SOFTBALL: Marshall 16/18U wins Southern Star League Tournament

Photo courtesy of Christine Steinbach Members of the Marshall 16/18U softball team pose for a picture after winning the Southern Star League Tournament Championship. The Tigers went 6-1 overall.

MANKATO–The Marshall 16/18U softball team won the Southern Star League Tournament this past weekend going 6-1 in seven games played.

The Tigers began the weekend with a 14-9 victory over Springfield on Saturday before edging Jackson in their next contest by a final score of 7-6.

Marshall returned to the field on Sunday for five more games beginning with two games against Blue Earth in which the Tigers won both in finals of 10-1 and 9-2. The lone loss of the weekend for the Tigers came against Maple River in a 7-5 final. Marshall would avenge the loss and win the championship with a pair of wins over the Eagles in finals of 8-5 and 6-5.