Wanamingo Wins MBA Region 5C Title
The Wanamingo Jacks continued their dominance in the Minnesota Baseball Association Region 5C Tournament Friday night capturing the championship.
The Jacks rolled by the Austin Greyhounds 9-1 in Red Wing.
Wanamingo scored 4 runs in the first inning and never looked back. Brady Anfinson went the distance on the mound allowing 5 hits, walking 2 and striking out 2 batters. He also hit a batter.
The Jacks cranked out 13 hits in the game with five guys having multiple hit performances.
Peder Sviggum had 2 hits including a double. Sam Roosen 2 hits and an RBI. Eric Swiggum had 2 hits including a triple and RBI. Alex Roosen hammered 3 hits including a double and 3 RBI. Brady Anfinson added 2 hits, 3RBI.
In addition to winning Region 5C the victory gives Wanamingo a bye on the opening weekend of the State Tournament which is next weekend.
Later today the Elimination Bracket games are being played in Red Wing.
At 1:00 p.m. Hastings and Stewartville-Racine will play followed by a 4:00 p.m. contest between Cannon Falls and defending Region 5C Champion Rochester.
The Roadrunners were defeated by Stewartville-Racine the first game of Regions while the Bears suffered a tough 2-1 loss to Wanamingo in the Winner's Bracket Semifinals last weekend.
The winners of those games are scheduled to play at 7:00 p.m. tonight in Red Wing.
Wanamingo outscorred their opponents in the title run 24-2 in the three games they played in the Region 5C Tournament.
In Region 6C Waterville faces St. Clair at 11:00 a.m. in Arlington after St. Clair edged Blue Earth last night 2-1 in 10 innings.
The other loser's bracket game is 1:30 p.m. when Waseca plays Gaylord. The Islanders ended Minnesota Lake's season Friday night.
Winners of those games play at 4:00 p.m. with the winner receiving the #3 seed out of Region 6C.
The Championship game at 7:00 p.m. tonight has top seed Jordan facing the Cinderella of the Tournament Eagle Lake. The Expos were the #12 seed and knocked off #5 Blue Earth, #4 Gaylord and #2 Waterville to advance to the title game.
The Brewers opened Region 6C with a 4-1 win over Wells, then defeated LeSueur 14-0 before cruising by Waseca 10-2.
The winner is Region Champion and has a bye opening weekend of state next weekend in Chasa, Waconia and Hamburg.
In Section 1B Dundas saw their season end falling to Hampton 5-2 in Hampton. The Cardinals will play at Elko Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. for the #4 seed from the section to advance.
Miesville is the #1 seed, Rochester Royals are #2 seed, New Market the #3 seed out of Section 1B.
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