Globe North | Around the Diamond
9 sports stories to inspire
Melissa Light had surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee last July. But the junior third baseman hit .339 this season and delivered a pair of game-winning hits in the Golden Tornadoes’ march to the Division 1 state final. She was one of a number of storylines that emerged in the MIAA state tournament from high school baseball and softball teams north of Boston.