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The New Life softball team celebrates its opening-round win over Cherry in the state tournament Thursday morning in North Mankato.

New Life Academy softball: Eagles beat defending state champ Cherry


The New Life Academy softball team earned revenge against defending state champion Cherry.

The second-ranked Eagles took down ninth-ranked Cherry 6-3 in the first round of the Class A state tournament this morning to advance to the semifinals. New Life Academy (17-3) opened a 2-1 lead in the first inning on Cherry then added a run in the second, a run in the third, a run in the fourth and a run in the sixth to pull away from the Tigers (21-3).

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