Fatima looks for second straight softball state championship

Fatima’s Faith Jaegers races toward home plate, where her teammates wait to greet her after she hit a home run during a game earlier this season against Blair Oaks at Lions Field in Westphalia. (Greg Jackson/News Tribune)
Fatima’s Faith Jaegers races toward home plate, where her teammates wait to greet her after she hit a home run during a game earlier this season against Blair Oaks at Lions Field in Westphalia. (Greg Jackson/News Tribune)

WESTPHALIA -- The reigning Class 3 state champion Fatima Lady Comets enter the Final Four -- which begins at 11 a.m. today with a matchup against the fifth-ranked Oak Grove Panthers at Killian Softball Complex in Springfield -- as the hunted team.

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