UPDATED: Scott County HOSTING MBA Townball and 35+ MSM Tournaments Continuing 8/24. PL Mariners Hosting 35+ A Championship.

Baseball Fans in the area will not be limited in choices the next several weekends with “Townball” and Over 35 MSM taking over Scott County as Champions are crowned for communities across Minnesota in 7 classes.  Welcome fans & teams and enjoy Scott County, MN USA!  Parks will be tuned up and aiming to please with concessions offerings and cool drinks as well treats for all ages!

TOWNBALLERS IN SCOTT COUNTY ROLL OUT THE WELCOME MAT TO 2018 FANS!

Scott County Communities New Prague, Shakopee & Jordan serving as 3rd site will be hosting the 2018 Minnesota Baseball Association Class “B” & “C” Championships which commence August 16th.  Come out and support the states finest of 2018 compete weekends culminating on Labor Day 2018 as Champions are crowned in MBA Class “B” & “C”.  Host cities are selected through an evaluation of bids process years in advance and use the interim time to ramp up their facilities for teams and fans throughout the state of Minnesota.  Host parks and cities will roll out the red carpet for townball fans and PLABA hopes fans will enjoy their experience in Scott County, the heart of Minnesota Baseball Country.

In addition to hosting, many area teams have qualified to represent their communities with Elko Express and Shakopee Indians in Class B as well New Prague, St, Patrick, Jordan, Belle Plaine and New Market in MBA Class “C”.  Follow links below and follow a local 9, SUPPORT MBA TOWNBALL!

HOTLINKS:

Minnesota Baseball Association LINK (CLICK)

Dakota Rice Scott League Page

River Valley “C” Division League Page

RVL MN Section 3B Page

MORRISON & HOUSTON TO REPRESENT PL IN MBA “C”.

 

Houston takes a cut vs Shakopee Coyote in 2018 Playoffs. Houston bagged the save in the ‘Cats 3-2 win at PL Vet. PHOTO BY: JUSTIN BRAUN
Ben Morrison hurls at Shakopee getting the win throwing 7 on 7/24/18 in 3-2 playoff win at Veterans Field PL. PHOTO BY: Justin Braun

PL Mudcats Ben Morrison and Jonny Houston were drafted to represent Prior Lake Mudcats as pitchers for the St Patrick Irish and New Prague Orioles respectively.  MBA Class C has a “draft” of members from defeated teams to pitch, but not hit, for their Tournament squads.  Class B & A have no such rule in place currently.  Both have been DRS League All Star selections and thrown many effective innings for the ‘Cats,  Congratulations to them both and Good Luck in the Tournament in 2018.  Fans are encouraged to get on their Mudcats colors in support of Ben & Jonny (also a certified Wienwater Engineer) as they represent PL hardball in coming weekends!

KCHK 95.5FM/1350AM to follow MBA B & C Tournaments

Fans from everywhere can follow updates, features and MBA Tournament games of local interest via the Scott County Townball Flamethrower KCHK New Prague.  Aaron Worm and his team in the Sports Department will keep fans informed and entertained as Tournament play proceeds to Labor Day 2018.

MSM TO CROWN OVER 35 BASEBALL CHAMPS 8/18-19 & 8/25-26

Mariners in chase for Class “A” Title.

Scott County Communities Prior Lake and Belle Plaine join nearby towns St Peter and LeSueur to host the 2018 Minnesota Senior Mens Amatuer Baseball Association over 35 State Championships.  Each of the 4 sites will have a slate of games leading to the 2018 Championships in 4 classes.  In 2018 The PLABA and Mariners dedicated a bench in honor of the late Jerry Maas and it is hoped for great weather and weekends cooperate that the Skipper would be proud to host teams and fans of MSM (Maas in HOF and former Executive Board Member)

The Mariners will be playing for a spot in Finals for Class “A” with 3rd place and Championship games to be hosted at Veterans Field of Memorial Park in Prior Lake Sunday August 26.

PL Veterans Field has the following games scheduled (SUBJECT TO CHANGE-Consult website/link below):

SATURDAY AUGUST 18

NOON: Apple Valley A’s VS Morris

230PM: KTown Outlaws VS Jordan Alers

SUNDAY AUGUST 19

TBA Teams/GAMES: 1100AM, 230PM, 400PM, 630PM

Veterans Field of Memorial Park Prior Lake Minnesota USA.

MSMABA 35 & Over State Tournament Championship Weekend

(Admission FREE, Good Luck Teams and Fans!):

SAT 8/25

1200 Jordan Alers VS SW Outlaws (Class B)

230PM K-Town VS Waconia (Class B)

500PM Alexandria VS Becker (Class A)

730PM PL Mariners VS Menhaga/Sebeka (Class A)

SUN 8/26

1100AM Morris VS Fergus Falls (Class C)

130PM Eden Prairie VS Minneapolis (Class C)

400PM Class A 3rd Place

630PM Class A Championship

 

*Vet Cafe Open, NO carry on please. Traditional ballpark fare at regular season pricing available including drinks and treats. 

VET CAFE OPEN.

LAST CALL FOR THE TASTIEST WIENER IN SCOTT COUNTY!

HOTLINKS:

MSMABA Website (CLICK)

TOURNAMENT BRACKET & SCHEDULE (CLICK on standings and scroll to bracket pages in each Class, PLMariners “A”.)