The MBA Class B Prior Lake Jays of the Carver Central League were swarmed by the Shakopee Indians 16-0 (7 innings) on 7/18 in CCL play which wrapped up Region 3C play for both teams. Having split their prior 2 meetings the Indians move up to 5th place in the Section 3B standings to join Pool B with Jordan & Green Isle.
The Jays will enter the 3 team Pool A that includes the Victoria Vics (#1 seed) and Chaska Cubs (#4 seed). The Pool play with eliminate 1 of the 3 teams. The Jays posted decisive victories over both Victoria and Chaska while posting 1-2 records against each in the regular season. The Jays other 3B wins were against the Shakopee Indians and Green Isle. Following pool play the Section 3B Final 4 Double Elimination starts August 6th with 2 teams advancing to the State Tourney. The Jays were eliminated in opening round play in 2005 and have not advanced to the State Class B Tournament since 2001.
Section 3B Pool A Schedule:
Sunday 7/23 PL Home VS Chaska 6PM
Sunday 7/30 @ Victoria 6PM
Tuesday 8/1 @ Chaska 730PM
Thurs 8/3 PL Home VS Victoria 730PM
Fri 8/4 Tie braker if needed
The MBA Class C Prior Lake Mudcats of the Dakota Rice Scott League White Division at this time will be facing off with the Montgomery Mallards UNLESS New Prague wins its 2 remaining games (Montgomery 7/19 & Shakopee 7/21) and PL loses remaining games with Union Hill 7/20 & Webster 7/22 as the 'Cats have a 2 game lead in the Division over New Prague. The schedule against Montgomery is:
Tuesday7/25 8PM @ Montgomery
Friday 7/28 730PM @ Prior Lake
Sunday 7/30 (if needed) 8PM @ Montgomery
The winner of the series and winner of the Lonsdale/New Prague Series will advance to the 6 Team Region 3C Playoffs with the 2 DRS Red Division playoff winners and 2 teams from the Classic Cannon Valley League. The Mudcats have advanced to Region playoffs the past 3 consecutive seasons and once prior but have never advanced to the annual State Tournament.
The 2006 Minnesota Baseball Association Class B & C State Tournaments will be hosted by Red Wing & Miesville. The latest information on Section 3B & Region 3C will post to priorlakebaseball.com as well as the Integra PL Hardball Hotline at 952-226-3800