Eden Prairie Eagles Softball

Eagles to go up against Chanhassen

The Eagles came up short in the first round of section playoffs, losing 9-0 to Shakopee Tuesday night.

The 6th seeded Eagles play 2nd seed Chanhassen at 4:30 Thursday night. The winner will play again immediately afterward.

Maple Grove takes three at Night at the Park 

Maple Grove defeated the Eagles' Varsity 11-5, the JV 3-1 (11 innings), and B 20-5 Friday night at the annual Night at the Park event. Seniors Sydney Shields, Zoey Brooks, Isy Obiazor, Aubrey Rosenlund, Kaija Welter and Claireece Greising were honored in pre-game ceremonies.

For the Varsity, Taylor Wright went 3 for 4 with one RBI. Zoey Brooks added two RBI. The Eagles end their regular season with a 10-10 record.

Sanford records 4-0 shutout over

Coon Rapids

Pitcher Grace Sanford recorded her 8th win of the season with a 4-0 shutout over Coon Rapids Wednesday night at Miller Park. She scattered 5 hits and struck out 3 enroute to the victory. Molly Nelson got the game-winning RBI in the 2nd with a single scoring Isy Obiazor who got on base with a two-out single and then stole second. Obiazor capped the evening with a monster 3-run homerun to right center in the 4th inning that came to rest on the opposite side of Shoreline Drive.

The JV won its game 3-1 and the B team lost 11-8.

Eagles lose to Hopkins in extra innings


Persistent rain and increasingly muddy conditions resulted in a back-and-forth battle between the Eagles and Hopkins Monday. In the end, the Royals outlasted the Eagles 13-11 in 8 innings.


The JV defeated Hopkins 7-5 and the B Team won its game 11-6.


Wednesday's 7 p.m. game versus Coon Rapids features Parents' Night. Friday's final regular season game versus Maple Grove, also starting at 7 p.m., is Senior Night and Night at the Park.


B Team wins two of three over weekend


The Eagles B Team defeated New Ulm 4-3 and Farmington 11-6 before losing in the finale 10-0 against Rosemount.


All photos by Renee Lange

Remaining schedule

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Section Playoffs, May 22

Eden Prairie vs. Shakopee, 5 p.m. Miller Park Field 6

Section Playoffs, May 24

Second round games at 4:30 p.m.

5/31 - Section Championship

6/7-8 - State Tournament