Lakers Sail To Top of HS Hardball

The PL Lakers capped a dramatic 4-3 comeback win last night at the Vet in Prior Lake hosting Holy Angels in Missota Conference baseball.  A large and boisterous crowd witnessed the host Lakers post 2 in the bottom of the 7th to knot the score at 3 and the game winner in the 8th frame to cap the victory.  Dan Schroeder threw a complete game which saw a couple Laker errors but great plays when needed.  Key plays and hits were tallied by all the PL ballers with key pinch rip by Thompson.   Arends and a clutch hit by Reed also figured in the scoring.  Wasik sent a ball deep over the right field fence to start the Laker scoring before the 7th and 8th inning rallies against AHA top pitchers who are highly regarded.

The Lakers are now 17-1 and perfect in the Missota Conference and surging in State Rankings as playoff draw near after beating Red Wing Tuesday 5/12.  The Laker nine is gunning for a top 4 seed in Section to host 1st Round Action in the Double Elimination Tourney which moves to Chaskas Athletic Park for Final 4 Action.  The Lakers FINAL regular season games for 2009 are both at Veterans Field hosting Shakopee 7PM Thursday 5/14 and a makeup with Burnsville scheduled for 430PM on Friday 5/15.

MAXPREPS full stats, rankings, standings

State Coaches Poll

Minnesota State High School League

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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