The Aggies qualify for their 3rd state softball tournament. Saint Agnes appeared in the first ever MSHSL State Class A Softball Tournament in 1977 and finished second in 1983 losing to Southland High School.
The #2 seeded Aggies finished 16-10 overall. Saint Agnes defeated Concordia Academy 9-7 on April 18, and then lost 12-8 in the section semifinal on May 24, after working their way back to the championship game they were faced with having to defeat Concordia twice to earn the trip to the State Tournament. The Aggies beat Concordia 11-5 on May 31 and then 5-4 in today’s game. Concordia finished the season 14-11.
Pairings will be completed by 10:30 am Saturday, June 3 after the seeding meeting.
The State Tournament will be Thursday, June 8 and Friday, June 9 in North Mankato. All games will be played at Caswell Park. The ballpark is located 75 miles southwest on Minneapolis and accessible from I-35 and I-90. Please plan for traffic delays, detours and road closings.
Saint Agnes has been assigned to the Best Western Plus Hotel. Neither Official Tournament Hotel (Best Western Plus and Mankato City Center Hotel) will take fan reservations until after 4:00 pm on Monday, June 5. When making reservations be sure to mention the State Softball Tournament. Room Rates are $79-$91 plus tax. Parents and fans are free to make hotel reservations at any other area hotels.
Ticket prices are as follows:
Adults- Single session: $8 / One-day Tournament Pass: $15 / Two-day Tournament Pass: $21
Students- Single session: $5 / One-day Tournament Pass: $9 / Two-day Tournament Pass: $12
Children 5 and under are FREE when accompanied by and adult. Tickets can be purchased before and after the tournament banquet and at Caswell Park.
The State Tournament Banquet will be held Wednesday, June 7 at 6:00 pm in the Verizon Event Center in downtown Mankato. Reservations to the banquet for players, coaches and parents must be made by through school athletic office by 3:00 pm on Monday June 5. Cost is $20. Please email Athletic Director Mike Streitz at email@example.com to reserve your tickets. Make checks payable to Saint Agnes School. Players tickets are covered by the tournament committee. Coaches, managers and fans must pay $20.