The 15-4 Worthington Trojan softball team, is the No. 4 seed in the Section 2AAA tournament. WHS will play fifth-seeded New Ulm in the first round of the tournament on Thursday. Game time is 5 p.m. at Caswell Park in North Mankato. Win or lose, WHS plays at Caswell again Thursday at 7 p.m. in the double-elimination tourney.
Mankato West, the top seed, is the top-ranked Class AAA team in the state. Mankato East, the No. 2 seed, is ranked third in the state. St. Peter is the third seed.
Other first-round games Thursday, all at Caswell Park, are Mankato West versus Marshall (8), St. Peter versus Waconia (6), and Hutchinson (7) vs. Mankato East. All first-round games start at 5 p.m.
Worthington split two games with New Ulm during the regular season, winning 12-0 in a 5-inning game on May 13 and losing 1-0 on May 17.