First Ever Minnesota American Legion State Softball Tournament Held in Mankato
The first ever Minnesota American Legion State softball tournament was held at Jaycee Park in Mankato last weekend and the Fairmont Post 36 softball team came home with a 3rd place finish. Fairmont defeated Parkers Prairie 7-1 in the state quarterfinal and then lost to Hayfield Post 330 6-1. Hayfield would go on to win the championship of the first ever Legion softball tourney. Fairmont would turn things around for a 12 to 5 win over Howard Lake Post 145 in Sunday’s third place match up.