By Keith Russell

KELLER (CBS11 SPORTS) – The defending champion Keller High School softball team is headed to Austin for the state tournament.

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Keller has won the state softball championship three times, and they are hoping to make it back to back titles for the first time in school history.

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“We have worked so hard this year. I mean we are already there, why not just take it back!” is how Kasey Simpson is approaching the trip to State.

“It would mean the world, because not a lot of high school softball teams have done that.” Keller pitcher Dylann Kaderka admitted.

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Keller will play Deer Park in the Class 6A semi-final game on Friday afternoon.