Lakeshow Closes for ’14 With a Strong Run in 3AAA to Final 4.
The Prior Lake Lakers concluded their run Monday 6/2 in the Section 3AAA Playoffs getting dropped 6-3 by Eastview. Lakeville North after getting beat in the “winners final” by Bloomington Jefferson confirmed it’s #1 seeding with 9-2 over Eastview followed by 10-0 & 6-0 blankings of Jefferson to advance to the State Tournament. Congratulations to Coach Nesbitt & Staff on the 14-10 1st tour through the South Suburban Conference with PL Laker Baseball and thanks to *2014 Seniors and best wishes in your future endeavors.
2014 All South Suburban Conference: *Zac Repinski,* Tyler Edwards, Tommy Keating, Nick Vaage
2014 All Conference Honorable Mention: *Andrew Gabbard, *Jonny Houston, *Austin Truso
2014 PL Laker Baseball featured 19 PL letterman this Spring
2014 Minnesota All-Star Selection (Formerly LIONS All-Star) Zac Repinski
PLAY Ball MN! Series Link: http://www.mshsbca.org/page/show/1105829-play-ball-mn-series
Repinski 2014 Stat Line: AVG: .427 OBP: 465 SLG: 793 AB: 82 R: 22 H: 35 2B: 10 HR: 6** RBI: 18
**PLHS Varsity Single Season Record
Check Back for Details on the 2014 LakerLegion Season!
TOWNBALL UPDATES: Mudcats Stymied by Weather, “Fishfight I” to reschedule. Jays Set to swarm into Bud Classic Tourney hosted by ElkoNewMarket.
The anticipated showdown between the (then) 7-0 New Market Muskies and 6-3 Prior Lake Mudcats was rained out last Sunday 6/1. Check back for that and the ‘Cats reschedule VS Montgomery. The Mudcats get back to DRS play Friday 6/6 when they host the 3-6 Shakopee Coyotes 730PM and attempt to keep pace with 1st place New Market in League/Region play and keep ahead of St Benedict now 6-4 in the DRS. The Mudcats then HOST New Prague Tuesday 6/10 730PM to take on the NP Orioles at Veterans Field of Memorial Park in Prior Lake.
UPDATE: Jack Schmidt 7 IP in 8-3 WIN to keep pace and run to 7 straight in DRS action Friday. Jake Lehrer 3 rips. NEXT UP: HOST New Prague Tuesday 6/10 vs Orioles 730PM.
DRS League Link: http://drs.leagues.mnbaseball.org/
PL Jays idled last Sunday following a 10-0 win over LeSeuer Braves (GAME Recap: http://www.rivervalleyleague.com/game_notes.aspx?ID=23) in 7 innings Friday 5/30. Christopher Kelly struck out 12 in 6 innings work allowing 3 hits and Nick Anderson threw 1 scoreless striking out 2. There were more great plays in the field by the re-tooled swarm who plated 5 in the 7th to end it early after the 1st 2 frames of the game were scoreless.
NEXT ACTION: at 2nd Annual Budweiser Classic 6/6-8 hosted by ElkoNewMarket (CLICK for Bracket): A great collection of teams including
Section 3B foe Chaska (It was Chaska Hitdawg NOT Cubs) in upper bracket of the 8 team field.
UPDATE: FRIDAY VS ELKO: TJ Larson throws 7 shutout innings for the win with Christopher Kelly yielding 1 run in 2 innings pitched to bag the Save in the Jays opening game 2-1 Victory over host Elko 6/6. SATURDAY 6PM: at Elko VS Bloomington. PL Jays spot the Bandits of Bloomington a 4-0 lead behind starter Dominic Reed but rally to advance to Championship 6-5. WP-Michael Hadden.
Sunday 330PM @
New Market Hillside CHANGE to Elko Fredrickson Field Championship VS Coon Rapids Redbirds. Jays blanked 7-0 SP/LP-Anderson, APP-Broderick, Fraasch. PL Jays got 2-1 in the Tourney for Runner Up. THANK YOU from the PL Jays and Fans to New Market Muskies and Elko Express!
Tournament FAN GUIDELINES:
-Entry fee will be 5.00 for the whole weekend both parks for fans
-PLEASE support the advertisers in our program, let them know you are here for the tourney!
-FULL SERVICE concessions is available at both parks so please support the ball teams concession stand. NO Carry on alcohol.
-Please be respectful of team, officials and hosts. Have a great time Supporting MBA Townball! Wear your black and red and get a Tourney pass to check out some great teams and 2 of Scott Counties diamond gems, Hillside in NM and Fredrickson in Elko.
The Jays then dive into Section 3B play HOSTING Chaska Thursday 6/15 730PM and travelling to “The Schlep” at Shakopee Tahpah Sunday 6/15 for 6PM Action vs Shakopee in game 2 of the 9 game Section Seeding games that slot the 4 teams for playoff series.
RVL Standings: http://www.rivervalleyleague.com/standings.aspx
Larson Wraps ‘Kato In Win At CWS
Former PL Laker TJ Larson pitched his final MSU Mankato game tossing a gem in the losers bracket of the NCAA Division 2 CWS bagging the win. (RECAP: http://www.ncaa.com/news/baseball/article/2014-05-29/minn-state-mankato-stymies-southern-indiana-force-decisive-game) TJ will be assisting LakerLegion this Summer as well throwing for the PL Jays again unless other opportunities arise, stay tuned…former PL Laker Make Hadden also was a member of MSU Mankato this season and MSU Assistant Josh Threlkeld, a former Burnsville and UMD Standout player will be guiding this Summer LakerLegion 9 who shows much promise following a good Spring as HS players. Congrats to all 3 “PL Mavs”….
D2 CWS Link: http://www.ncaa.com/sports/baseball/d2
VOLUME 1: Laker Links, Golf Details, College Baller Links, MORE…
VOLUME 2: Mudcats & Jays Preseason Hype & Links….
VOLUME 3: Lakers Surge, Opening week for Townball, MORE…
VOLUME 4: Lakers Down to Wire in SSC, ‘Cats Drop 2, Jays Win…
VOLUME 5: Laker Playoffs, Townball Early Season Streaks, Mavs D2 CWS…
VOLUME 6: Good week for PL ballers, Lakes Alive in Playoffs, ‘Cats, Jays Winning, ‘Kato in College CWS…
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