Adapted team loses to South Washington

New Prague Adapted Softball has a 4-6 record going into its final regular season game. That game was scheduled to be played Wednesday May 17, at Lakeville Century Jr. High against Burnsville/ Farmington/Lakeville.

The team, which includes players from Le Sueur-Henderson, Tri-City United, Jordan, Belle Blaine and New Prague schools, lost a 14-4 contest to South Washington on Wednesday, May 10, and rebounded with an 11-1 win over South Suburban on Monday, May 15. Details from Mondays’ win were not available at press time.

After Wednesday’s game, the team will wait to find out its destination for the playoffs. The Trojans, currently in fifth place in the South Division, will face an opponent from the North Division next week - tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 22. The winner will advance to the State Tournament in Coon Rapids June 2 and 3.

Thunderbolts 14, Trojans 4 New Prague travelled to Woodbury to take on South Washington and lost 14-4.

“It was a tough night for us,” Coach Shellie Kriha said. “We played against a very good team tonight, but also didn't play to our potential. We had a few errors defensively, but really struggled with our hitting. We just couldn't seem to connect with the ball.”

Charlie Zeilinger had a good game, making two great catches at center field and going 2-for-3 at the plate. Jake Schurman was 2- for-3, including a triple. Others adding one hit each were Seth Dorner, Blake Perry, Dylan Edberg and Zach Crawford.