Winhawks advance to Class AAA title game
The Winona Winhawk softball team will be playing for the MSHSL Class AAA Championship after beating Hermantown 2-0 in North Mankato last night.
Ashton Hoeppner tossed an eight-strikeout, no-walk shutout pitching performance to advance Winona (22-4) to the title game.
Hoeppner helped herself with the bat when she singled in the second inning driving home Justine Schultz. Winona pushed their second run over the plate in the third, when Katie Block doubled to bring in Samantha Iverson.
The Winhawks (22-4) will face Mankato West (25-1) this afternoon at 1:30 at Caswell Park in North Mankato for the Class AAA title.