DOWN THE STRETCH….PL Hardball Playoff Updates.

Laker Legion returns from 3-2 trip to Rapid City, SD to pound Faribault in District 3 American Legion baseball play-in game byt a score of 15-7 at Veterans Field in PL on Monday 7/19. Coach Bill Reed will lead the LakerLegion vs #1 Seed Lakeville North at 7PM in Chaska at the highly regarded District 3 American Legion double elimination playoffs with 3 of 16 teams advancing to the State Tournament in Hibbing. Follow the playoffs HERE.

PL LakerLegion Update: Defeated 10-0 @ Chaska by Lakeville North, PL faces 4 elimination games to advance to the State American Legion Tournament starting with Eagan Thurs 7/22 400PM @ Chaska and with win would face the loser of W.St Paul/Forest Lake at Burnsvilles Alimagnet Park Fri 7/23 130PM. LAKER LEGION ELIMINATED 6-1 by EAGAN.

The PL Mudcats playoff is still in the balance with 2 DRS games remaining but in the 3rd slot behind Montgomery and Lonsdale who are fighting for #1 in the Blue Division with the ‘Cats travelling to Montgomery 7/21 for a 730PM tilt at the big empty, Montgomery Memorial Park. **Former Mudcat Bret Mitchell has had a strong start in the Mets Minor League system.

MUDCATS UPDATE: Mudcat loss at Montgomery sets DRS Divisional playoffs in best of 3 VS Lonsdale:

Wed 7/28 730PM ‘Cats @ Lonsdale Trenda Memorial Park, Fri 7/30 730PM @ PL Veterans Field of Memorial Park, Sun 8/1 200PM (if necessary) @ Lonsdale Trenda Memorial Park. Region 3C begins Wed 8/4 VS DRS Red and CCVL reps.

The PL Jays rebounded from 2 last inning losses to Jordan to take game 3 in the Section series 7-3 at Jordan Sunday have their remaining series with Shakopee (PL Thur 7/22 730PM *Lost 9-0, Shakopee Tahpah 7/23 730PM) to determine their playoff position playing a 2 of 3 series to advance to the Section 3B Final 4. They would need some help but unlikely to have tiebrakes needed for a top 2 position this season. Sunday July 25 6PM PL Jays VS Shakopee will be Caseys Corn Feast and Jays Alumni Day. It is also game 3 in their regular season series and a rematch of the 2009 MBA State Class B Championship. Fans in red shirt or offical Jays shirt will be admitted for $1. Fresh sweet Casey Corn will be the special of the day at the Vet Café. Former Jays should call GM Tex Chapman 952-447-5677 or email info@ to get listed for free admission. There will also be prize drawings for fans to celebrate the 2010 Season.

Dakota-Rice-Scott League Standings

St. Patrick Irish202.909-
Montgomery Mallards157.6825
New Market Muskies92.8185.5
Union Hill Bulldogs139.5917
New Prague Orioles128.6007
Elko Express74.6367.5
Faribault Lakers1110.5248.5
St. Benedict Saints1010.5009
Prior Lake Mudcats1012.45510
Webster Sox913.40911
Lonsdale Aces814.36412
Veseli Warriors418.18216
Shakopee Coyotes120.04818.5

River Valley League East Standings

Burnsville Bobcats00.000-
Chanhassen Red Birds00.000-
Chaska Cubs00.000-
Eagan Bandits00.000-
Excelsior Islanders00.000-
Prior Lake Jays00.000-
Shakopee Indians00.000-
Victoria Vics00.000-

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