Ranger softball team settles for 6th place at state

It will be a sixth place finish for the Forest Lake Ranger softball team at the 2012 Class 3A State Softball Tournament.

After dropping a 3-0 decision to Orono to open the rain-delayed tournament on Thursday, Forest Lake returned to North Mankato for a consolation round game Friday morning. The Rangers stopped Big Lake, 11-0, to advance to the consolation championship.

In the game for fifth place, Bloomington Jefferson tipped the Rangers, 5-3.

Forest Lake finished the season with a 24-3 record.