Cats to State C, Jays go 1-2 at Super B and done…

The Prior Lake Mudcats have advanced to their team 1st State MBA Class C State Tourney with a 5-2 win at Cannon Falls Friday 8/12. Jake Schmidt bagged the win on the hill for the fish who return to the Vet on Sunday 8/14 for 2PM Region 3 Championship needing 2 wins VS the DRS White Division foe and League Champ St Patrick Irish. St Pat advanced to Sunday with 6-5 thiriller over the ‘Cats last Wednesday at Veseli in Region 3C. PL MUDCATS VS ST PATRICK IRISH 2PM and 430pm(if needed) to determine Region 3C Championship at Prior Lake Veterans Field Sunday 8/14 (UPDATE-St Patrick 7-0).

The PL Jays in Super Section Class B playoffs at Dundas won 7-5 over the Duluth Xpress.  Chris Kelly got the win on the hill for PL in relief of Mullenbach and starter Zweber.  The Jays take on the Burnsville Bobcats of Section 5B with the winner advancing to the State Class B Tourney next week.  The loser of the 3PM game takes on the Noon winner of Austin VS Duluth.  The 6PM elimination game will advance to the MBA Class B State Tourney with the 3PM Winner.

UPDATE 8/14: Austin eliminated Duluth, Burnsville 3-0 over PL Jays and Austin 6-2 over PL Jays.  Burnsville and Austin advance from Dundas Super Section to MBA Class B Tournament.  Seeding game(s) to be held at Dundas at Noon and 3.  Congrats to the Burnsville Bobcats, Austin Greyhounds and Duluth Xpress on their play in B Super Section Dundas and good luck to remaining teams.  Bracket unknown for Sat 8/20 State Tourney action at Hutchinson(???).  PL Jays finish 3-3 in playoffs finishing in final 12 of MBA Class B, 9-5 in RVL and 21-17 overall. THANK YOU Fans for your support of PL Jays Baseball in 2011.

THE STATE MBA CLASS B & C TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS WILL BE HOSTED BY BROWNTON, GLENCOE AND HUTCHINSON STARTING NEXT WEEKEND.

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