Blaze win state tourney
The Bemidji 14-U softball team battled back through the losers' bracket this weekend, winning five straight times to retain its state tournament title at St. Peter.
The meet drew 20 teams from throughout the state.
The Blaze came out swinging in Saturday's opener, stopping Hutchinson 12-2 in six innings.
Jess Yost went the route, fanning 14, walking one and allowing no hits.
She also had three of the 13 Bemidji hits with a home run. Hannah Neeland had two hits.
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