Ridgewater teams nearing playoffs
The Ridgewater College baseball team plays a best-of-three series against the Yellowjackets in Rochester starting Friday with one game and concluding Saturday. The winner will advance to the Region XIII Tournament May 10-13 at St. Cloud.
The Lady Warriors fastpitch team plays Minnesota West starting 3 p.m. on Friday at College Field. A win in either of the two games will make Willmar the host site for the Southern Division 4-team tournament May 10-11 which will determine the qualifier for the NJCAA National Tournament at Rochester, Minn.