Minnesota Amateur Baseball Crowns State Champions This Weekend
Four teams remain alive in the Class B Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournament and 16 teams in Class C going into this final weekend. Class B games are in Shakopee. Class C in Springfield and Milroy. The Minnesota Amateur Baseball Association is limiting crowds to 250 each game at all the sites.
In Class B double elimination kicked in last Sunday when Chanhassen edged Miesville 2-1 and Cold Spring defeated the Moorhead Brewers 6-5 in 10 innings.
Tonight at 7:30 p.m. the two time defending State Champion Chanhassen Redbirds play Cold Spring in a winner's bracket contest. The winner doesn't have to play until Sunday at 1:00 p.m. and would have to be defeated twice in order not to win the title.
The loser's bracket contest is between Miesville and Moorhead at 1:00 p.m. Saturday. The loser of the Chanhassen/Cold Spring game plays the winner of Miesville/Moorhead at 4:00 p.m. Saturday. The winner of that contest will play the winner's bracket victor on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. If a second game is necessary it will be played Sunday at 4:00 p.m.
The Class C title game is Labor Day at 1:00 p.m. in Springfield. Class C is single elimination all the way.
Defending State Champion Jordan plays Noon Saturday in Springfield against Fairmont.
Tonight at 7:30 p.m. Foley and Buffalo collide in Springfield while Isanti and Cold Spring play 7:30 p.m. in MIlroy.
Saturday, Noon in Milroy St. Patrick battles Carver.
3:00 p.m. Saturday in Milroy the team that ended the Faribault Lakers season, Prior Lake Mudcats plays Bemidj. In Springfield Watkins and Bird Island face each other.
6:00 p.m. Saturday in Springfield Union Hill goes up against Young America while in Milroy it's Sartell and Bluffton.
Sunday the elite eight continues with two games at each location paring the teams down to a final four. At the same time Sunday night (6:00 p.m.) the semi-finals take place in each location.