PLAYOFFS, PLAYOFFS?! Lakers draw #6 in 2AAAA

Laker PL

The #6 seeded PL Lakers (12-8, #20 QRF) will commence the 2016 MSHSL playoffs travelling to Eden Prairie (12-8, #10 QRF) to square with the 3rd seeded Eagles to commence the 8 team, double elimination tournament. Higher seed will host throughout so the Lakers, who were 0-4 in Section play, will need some help to host a game at the friendly confines in PL. The Lakers were 0-2 VS #7 Shakopee in the regular season and dropped a 4-1 at Minnetonka and 3-2 at Chanhassen to wrap the regular season. PL started the season 5-0 before dropping 3 of 4 in an up & down season under Coach Greg Nesbitt.

Expected to start game 1 of the playoffs for PL is the high touted pitcher Nick Hanson who garnered Gatorade Player of the Year in Minnesota and is slated to attend the University of Kentucky as well a likely choice in the upcoming MLB draft. Hanson was clocked topping at 98MPH in the loss to Minnetonka 5/24. Should the Lakers prevail, they will travel to Minnetonka 6/2 or host Shakopee 6/2 depending on that games outcome. Should EP win, location and time TBD for the Lakers in the losers bracket.

2016 PL Lakers Complete results: lass=5

Section 2AAAA Bracket:

MISC: Congrats to pitcher/1B/DH Nick Hanson and pitcher Lawson Zenner on selection to the 2016 Playball Minnesota! All Star Series (FNA Lion Alll Star Series). The series features amny of the top players in the state LINK:

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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