One area team advanced, while another lost its opening-round game at the State High School Softball Tournament.

Kasson-Mantorville defeated Hermantown 4-1 Thursday in the Class 2A quarterfinals and will face Hawley this evening in the semi-finals and a chance to play for the state title Friday afternoon.

In Class A, Kenyon-Wanamingo lost to Edgerton/SW MN Christian 4-0 in the quarterfinals and will play a consolation bracket game tonight.