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Cottage Grove U12 Green pitcher Delaney Young, left, and catcher Saren Croker celebrate the team's recent state championship win. (Submitted photo)

Nobody better: Cottage Grove U12 Green softball team wins state championship


Cottage Grove can once again boast it has the best 12 year-old softball team in the state.

The Cottage Grove Athletic Association U12 Green girls softball team, coached by Tony Young, Chuck Newton and Neil Perryman, won the state championship at the highest level possible, going 5-0 at the recent state tournament at Caswell Park in Mankato.

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Patrick Johnson
Patrick Johnson has been the South Washington County Bulletin’s sports editor since 2008. He reports on and oversees coverage of high school and amateur sports in south Washington County and Woodbury. Prior to joining the Bulletin, Johnson worked for other Twin Cities suburban newspapers. He is a University of Minnesota graduate.
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