COZAD- The Lady Haymakers protected their home field winning the C-6 district and advancing to state for the second year in a row.
Ali Arndt threw a no-hitter against their chief rival Chadron in the semi-finals. Then Cozad easily took care of Southern Valley/Alma 8-0.
Cozad is expected to have the No. 1 seed at the state tournament. They will play the No. 8 seed, which is projected to be Central City, at 11:30 on Wednesday.
The Lady Haymakers made it to the semi-finals of the state championships last year before losing to Bishop Newman.
Listen to the Cozad state tournament games from Hastings on Country Legends 100.1 and KAMI 1580 or on KRVN.com.