State champs

The celebration is on as GACC captured the Class C State Softball championship Friday at Hastings. Bluejays celebrating the 2020 title win are, from left, front: Brenna Rief, Aubrey Kreikemeier; middle: Kayla Fischer, Erin Franzluebbers, Kate Gnad, Jenna Schinstock, Avery Kreikemeier, Livia Hunke; back: Kiley Pojar, Jaycee Ortmeier, Leah Jansen, Tori Buss and Brynn Baumert.

It was a lengthy, unforgettable journey for Guardian Angels Central Catholic in the 2020 Class C State Softball tournament held last week in Hastings.

The Bluejays were dealt a stunning loss in the opening round of the state tournament, but their mission never changed.

Facing elimination every step of the way, GACC settled in and reeled off six consecutive wins to accomplish its season-long goal. A state championship.

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