SALINA — Girard Softball’s earned third place in the 4A DII State Softball Tournament, defeating Holton 2-1 in Friday afternoon’s third-place game. The Trojans fell to Baldwin High School 6-5 earlier that day.

The Trojans (24-1) were vying for their second consecutive state title. Girard scored their second-lowest run total of the season against Baldwin.

Galena, who held the Trojans to two runs earlier this season, will play in this afternoon’s championship game against Baldwin. Galena upset first-seeded Clay Center Community/Wakefield in the opening round and defeated Holton High School in the semi-final.

Look for a full breakdown of Friday’s action in Sunday’s paper.