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Softball Pairings: Road To Class LL Championship Won't Be Easy

Softball Pairings: Road To Class LL Championship Won't Be Easy

As the the CIAC softball tournament gets underway Tuesday, one thing is for sure: Class LL is loaded.

Top-seeded Norwich Free Academy, defending champion Cheshire, Southington, Middletown, South Windsor, Bristol Eastern, Stamford, Trumbull, Westhill — they're all top teams that could make a good long run in the Class LL tournament. NFA lost to Southington; Southington lost to Westhill; Middletown beat Bristol Eastern. It's been that kind of season.

"If you win a state title [in Class LL], you earn it," Bristol Eastern coach Scott Redman said. "In LL, every opponent will pose a threat."

Cheshire has one loss:...

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