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2016 State Amateur Baseball Tourney - Hutchinson and Dassel

Region Champ Hadley Buttermakers gets a first round bye

13C  #1 seed  Sat Aug 27th at Hutchinson 1:30 Hadley vs  Regal Eagles

                                                                               15B  County Line  League    

                                                                                Hadley 12 Regal 1 (7 inn)

Saturday Sept 3 at Hutch 7:30 vs  Buttermaker vs Lastrup Lakers  

                                                                                          (Victory League)Region 8                        

13C #2 seed  Sun Aug 21, at Hutch 5:00 Milroy Irish vs St. Benedict Saints(DRS)

 MILROY 4   ST. BENEDICT 3.                                       REGION. 3 #4 SEED

Matt Lytle from Fairmont pitched 6 innings of shutout ball Irish  

 

Sat Aug 27th Milroy Irish vs New York Mills(Region 14 Champs) at Dassel 7:30

 IRISH 11 NYM  9 (11 inn) foggy 11th inning was tied at 4 when 11th started 

SAT Sept 3 - Hutch, 5:00 - Irish vs Hutchinson(Region 12)North Star League 

 

13C #3 seed  Sat Aug 20, at Brownton  7:30 Worthington Cubs vs Sobieski Ski's

SOBIESKI 8  Worthington  0.                          (Region 8 runner up) Victory League

 

Final Draft Pick

Hadley Buttermaker  -  Codie Zuetenhorst, Luverne Redbirds

Milroy Irish  -  Jordan Lanoue, Tracy Express

Worthington  -  Adam Schmidt, Fairmont Martins

 

Complete draft list from each round

HADLEY

Ross Ackerman, Adrian A'a

Sam Huska, Windom Pirates

Codie Zuetenhorst, Luverne Redbirds 

MILROY

Austin Evans, Pipestone A's 

Matt Lytle, Fairmont Martins 

Jordan Lanoue, Tracy Express 

WORTHINGTON 

Brandan Alfson, Pipestone A's 

Colin Lovell, Windom Pirates 

Adam Schmidt, Fairmont Martins 

 

 Region 13C Finals

Milroy Irish vs Hadley Buttermakers for #1 and #2 seed from Region 13C

Game 1 Wednesday Aug 10, 7:30 at Irish Yard.      Hadley 9 Milroy 3, game suspended in Bot 8th, Milroy.                                                                                  forfeited final 2 innings due to not enough players on lineup card.                                                                                from Wednesday 

Game 2 Saturday Aug 13, 2:00 at Laurie Mahon Field(Hadley) 2:00.  HADLEY 7 MILROY 4, Buttermakers win.                                                                                                                   series 2-0 are are the Regions13C Champs

                                                                                                                  Milroy Irish is the Region 13C runner up

 

Region 13C 3rd place

Worthington Cubs vs Jackson Bulls  winner is #3 seed from Region13C, Loser eliminated

Game 1 Wednesday Aug 10 at Worthington 7:30.      Worthington 4 Jackson 1, Cubs lead series 1-0 

Game 2 Friday Aug 12, 7:30 at Jackson(Wacker Field) 7:30.  Worthington 7 Jackson 4, Cubs win series 2-0.                                                                                                                and clinch the #3 seed from Region 

 FINAL 4  Best of 3 Series 

Draft(only pitchers)

3 teams advance to State Tourney and will get to draft 1 more pitcher after Regions finish on Sunday August 14

Worthington - Colin Lovell, Windom Pirates

Milroy -  Matt Lytle, Fairmont Martins

Hadley -  Sam Huska, Windom Pirates

Jackson  -  Adam Schmidt, Fairmont Martins

1. Worthington Cubs vs 4. Hadley Buttermakers 

Game 1 Wednesday August 3 at Worthington 7:30       Worthington 4 Hadley 1

                                                                                               Cubs lead series 1-0

Game 2 Saturday August 6 at Hadley 2:00.                    Hadley 4 Worthington 1

                                                                                               Buttermakers tie series 1-1

Game 3 Sunday August 7 at Worthington 2:00               Hadley 6 Worthington 3

                                                                                 Buttermakers win series 2-1, Clinch State Berth

3. Milroy Irish vs 7. Jackson Bulls 

Game 1 Wednesday August 3 at Irish Yard  7:30             Milroy 7 Jackson 6 (11 innings)

                                                                                                   Irish lead series 1-0

Game 2 Friday August 5 at Wacker Field  7:30                 Jackson 7 Milroy 5

                                                                                                   Bulls tie series 1-1 

Game 3 Sunday August 7 at Irish Yard 2:00                      Milroy 23 Jackson 17

                                                          Irish win series 2-1 and clinch first ever State Berth

 

Region 13C  Best of 3 Series

Seed                                      Draftee(can only Pitch)

1.Worthington Cubs             Brandan Alfson, Pipestone A's

2. Fairmont Martins             Joey Fitzgerald, Martin County Foxes

3. Milroy Irish                        Austin Evans, Pipestone A's 

4. Hadley Buttermakers      Ross Ackerman, Adrian A's 

5. Windom Pirates                Michael Friese,  Pipestone A's 

6. Lakefield Horned Frogs   Alex Biehn, Martin County Foxes 

7. Jackson Bulls                    Codie Zuetenhorst, Luverne Redbirds 

8. Heron Lake Lakers            Bayley Colemer, Pipestone A's 

Game 1 Wed  July 27,    7:30

Heron Lake at Worthington   Cubs win 4-2, lead series 1-0

Hadley at Windom                   Pirates win 10-6, lead series 1-0 

Jackson at Fairmont.              Bulls win 8-4, lead series 1-0 

Lakefield at Milroy.                 Irish win 5-1, lead series 1-0

Game 2 Friday July 29,    7:30

Fairmont at Jackson        Bulls win 1-0, win series 2-0

Milroy at Lakefield           Irish win 4-2, win series 2-0

Game 2 Saturday July 30,    2:00

Worthington at Heron Lake.     Cubs win 8-3, win series 2-0

Windom at Hadley                     Buttermakers win 6-4, series tied 1-1 

Game 3 (if necessary) Sunday July 31,   2:00

Windom at Hadley.                  Hadley 10 Windom 7, Buttermakers win series 2-1

 

 

First Nite/Gopher League Playoffs

Best of 3 Series

Game 1 Wed July 20, 7:30

7G Ruthton at 2FN Fairmont Fairmont 13 Ruthton 0, Martins lead series 1-0

6G Tracy at 3FN Windom Windom 10 Tracy 0, Pirates lead series 1-0

5G Adrian at 4FN Lakefield Lakefield 10 Adrian 9, Horned Frogs lead series 1-0

5FN Jackson at 4G Pipestone Jackson 4 Pipestone 0, Bulls lead series 1-0

6FN Heron Lake at 3G Luverne Heron Lake 14 Luverne 13, Lakers lead series 1-0

2G Hadley at 7FN Martin County Hadley 6 Martin County 1, Buttermakers lead series 1-0

 

Game 2 Fri July 22, 7:30

Fairmont at Ruthton Fairmont 15 Ruthton 3, Martins win series 2-0

Lakefield at Adrian Adrian 7 Lakefield 4, series tied 1-1

Pipestone at Jackson Jackson 12 Pipestone 2, Bulls win series 2-0

 

Game 2 Sat July 23, 2:00

Windom at Tracy Windom 6 Tracy 0, Pirates win series 2-0 

Luverne at Heron Lake Heron Lake 12 Luverne 2, Lakers win series 2-0 

Martin County at Hadley Hadley 9-0 via forfeit by Martin County Foxes,  Buttermakers win series 2-0 

 

Game 3 Sun July 24, 2:00 (if necessary)

Adrian at Lakefield Lakefield 5 Adrian 0, Horned Frogs win series 2-1