Northwest Rankin needed to win twice Monday to advance to the 6A State Softball Championship. The Lady Cougars jumped out to a 3-0 lead on DeSoto Central, but the Lady Jaguars scored 5 runs in the 5th.
The 8-3 victory moves DeSoto on to the state finals.
MHSAA Softball State Finals
6A State Championship - Southern Miss Softball Complex
DeSoto Central vs. Harrison Central
5A State Championship - Nusz Park
Neshoba Central vs. Pearl River Central
4A State Championship - Southern Miss Softball Complex
Lawrence County vs. Kosciusko
3A State Championship - Nusz Park
Raleigh vs. Houston
2A State Championship - Southern Miss Softball Complex
Lake vs. St. Patrick
1A State Championship - Nusz Park
Myrtle vs. Hamilton
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