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Lakeville South Rallies To Win Class AAA Softball Title

Updated: 06/06/2014 11:20 PM
Created: 06/06/2014 11:16 PM KSTP.com
By: Chris Long

They had to rally from behind to do it, but Lakeville South earned their first-ever State Softball Championship with a 3-2 win over Maple Grove.

Click the video box on this page to see extended highlights of the game, and postgame sound from the 2014 AAA Softball Champions from Lakeville South

After trailing 2-0 after three innings, Lakeville South cut the deficit to one on a two-out Maple Grove error in the fourth.

Then in the sixth, a pair of infield singles paved the way to the tying run before Mariah Uphoff's perfect suicide squeeze bunt in gave South their first lead.

Maple Grove had taken their early lead on Jordan Mauch's 2-run double in the third.

Maple Grove managed to get two runners on base - the tying run on third and the go-ahead run on second - in their final at-bat, but Kylie Stober struck out Maple Grove star Sydney Smith to end the game.

Lakeville South players celebrate after winning the school's first-ever State Softball Championship
KSTP / Kerry Klatt

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