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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

Montgomery Mallards401.000-
Elko Express301.0000.5
New Market Muskies101.0001.5
Union Hill Bulldogs101.0001.5
Prior Lake Mudcats22.5002
St. Benedict Saints11.5002
St. Patrick Irish11.5002
Faribault Lakers00.0002
Lonsdale Aces01.0002.5
New Prague Orioles01.0002.5
Webster Sox13.2503
Veseli Warriors02.0003
Shakopee Coyotes03.0003.5

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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