A look at the Fresno State Classic softball tournament, which runs Thursday through Sunday at Margie Wright Diamond.
Fresno State, Cal Poly, No. 16 Minnesota, Montana, Pacific, Providence, South Dakota State
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Bulldogs 15-9, Mustangs 11-14, Gophers 18-4, Grizzlies 4-15, Tigers 8-17, Friars 2-9, Jackrabbits 4-6
Thursday vs. Providence, 4 p.m., vs. Pacific, 6:30 p.m.; Friday vs. Montana, 6 p.m.; Saturday vs. Minnesota, 6 p.m.; Sunday vs. Cal Poly, 2:30 p.m.
KFPT (AM 790), Bulldogs games only
•Players, teams of note:
Fresno State serving as tournament host for third time this season. Traveled to Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton last week, and lost four straight after opening with 9-0 win over Iowa. Of course, losses were to No. 1 Florida, No. 2 Oregon, No. 15 Baylor and No. 18 Arizona, so there is class relief in this spot. Brenna Moss (.488/.553/.588) is 12 for 16 in steals while adding on to school career record total. … Cal Poly, on three-game win streak, led by ace and El Diamante High alum Sierra Hyland (8-8, 1.98 ERA, 120 Ks, 113 IP). … Minnesota this past weekend took three from Stanford at Cardinal’s Louisville Slugger tournament. Sophomore RH and Team Canada star Sara Groenewegen (11-2, 1.05 ERA, 133 Ks, 80 IP/.369, 5 HR, 15 RBIs), Hannah Granger (.508, 5, 24) showing way.
•Live scoring: gobulldogs.com