*Admission to playoff games is 6.00 (adults 18 and older) students 18 and under are free

Section 1B Final Standings and Playoff Schedule

Final Standings

   Team  W  L  Win  Pct.
 1.  Elko Express  8   4   .667
 2.   Miesville Mudhens  8  4  .667
 3.  Northfield Knights  6  6  .500
 4.  Rochester Royals  6  6  .500
 5.  Dundas Dukes  6  6  .500
 6.  Hampton Cardinals  4  8  .333
 7.  New Market Muskies  4  8  .333







Playoff Schedule

Play-In Round​: 

Sunday, August 2 @ 2:00pm: #6 Hampton vs. #7 New Market play-in game

Series Round​: 

Friday, August 7 @ 8:00 p.m.  #6/#7 at #1 Elko
Friday, August 7 @ 8:00 p.m.  #5 Dundas at #2 Miesville ​ 

​Friday, August 7 @ 8:00 p.m. #4 Rochester at #3 Northfield​ 


Sunday, August 9 @ 2:00 p.m.  #1 Elko at #6/#7​ 

​Sunday, August 9 @ 2:00 p.m.  #2 Miesville at #5 Dundas​ 

​Sunday, August 9 @ 2:00 p.m.  #3 Northfield at #4 Rochester​ 


Tuesday, August 11 @ 8:00 p.m. #6/#7 at #1 Elko (if necessary) ​ 

​Tuesday, August 11 @ 8:00 p.m.  #5 Dundas at #2 Miesville  (if necessary) ​ 

​Tuesday, August 11 @ 8:00 p.m.  #4 Rochester at #3 Northfield (if necessary) ​ 



Redemption Round for Final (fourth) Seed​: 

​The three losing teams from the best-of-three series round will playoff to determine the final (and #4 seed) advancing to the State Tournament from Section 1B.​ 


Friday, August 14 @ 8:00 p.m.  lowest seed at next lowest seed – loser eliminated​ 

Sunday, August 16 @ 2:00 p.m.  Friday winner at top seed loser from series play – winner advances to State and loser is eliminated.

Friday July 31st Game Result

Rochester Royals 13   Elko Express   1

The Royals are heating up at the right time. Friday night at Mayo Field they won their fourth straight game. In the last 4 games the Royals have outscored their opponents 41-6. Tonight the Royals beat the Express 13 - 1 in 7 innings and is the 3rd game in the last 4 the 10-run rule came in to play. Mike Stubbs started on the hill for the Royals and went  5 and 1/3 innings allowing 5 hits and giving up just the 1 run. Derek Lilledahl relieved Mike and finished the game. 5 Royal batters had 2 hits a piece with Logan Milene and Hayden Brown leading the Royals at the plate both going 2-3, both scored twice and both knocked in 4 runs. Logan Milene homered in the 6th inning. Jared Campbell was also 2-3 scoring twice and had 3 RBI. This concludes the Royals regular season finishing with an overall record of 10-7, stay tuned for playoff information coming soon.



Wednesday July 29th Game Result

Rochester Royals  Hampton Cardinals 0

Mitch Brown got the start Wednesday night and shined allowing just one hit. Despite his 7 walks, Mitch struck out 10. Matt Meyer relieved Brown pitching the 8th and 9th innings striking out 4 of the 6 batters he faced. Leading the Royals at the plate was Logan Milene, going 1-2 and knocking in 2. Jake Halverson was 2-5. The Royals had just 5 hits in the game beating the Cardinals 3-0. The Royals wrap up the regular season Friday night at home taking on the Express from Elko. First pitch is at 7:30.

Saturday July 25th Game Result

Rochester Royals 12        New Market  2

The Royals matched their hit total from last night again today with another 13 hit day, beating the Muskies in New Market 12 - 2 in 8 innings. Matt Meyer struck out 13 and walked just 1 batter allowing 7 hits and 2 runs. Micheal Michalak led the Royals offensively going 3-5, scoring 3 times and knocking in 3. Drew Block, Jake Halverson and Sam Warren all added 2 hits each. Alex Prindle, Hayden Brown and Michael Michalak all homered in today's game, with Michalak homering twice. The Royals next game is Wednesday, July 29th at Mayo Field vs Hampton.


Friday night July 24th Game Result

Rochester Royals  13   Miesville Mudhens  3

Royals pounded out 13 hits Friday night at Mayo Field beating the Mudhens 13-3 in 7 innings. Mitch Brown pitched all 7 innings allowing 5 hits while striking out 8. Jake Halverson was 4-5. Hayden Brown was 3-3 with 3 RBI. Jared Campbell also knocked in 3 going 2-3 and scoring twice. Mac Horvath was 2-2 with 5 RBI. The Royals travel to New Market Saturday July 25th, 2:00 game. Tonight's win brings the Royals back to .500 with an overall record of 7-7.


Wednesday July 22nd Game Result

Rochester Royals   2     Northfield Knights   8

Sunday July 19th Game Result

Rochester Royals        Elko Express   3

Saturday July 18th Game Result

Rochester Royals  2   Minneapolis Cobras 5


Michael Michalak is congratulated at home plate by Logan Milene and Sam Warren after hitting a 2 run shot to left center in the 9th inning of Sundays game against the Minneapolis Cobras. The Royals travel to Elko Sunday for a 2:00 game to take on the Express


Friday July 17th Game Result

Rochester Royals  3       Dundas Dukes   5

Rochester Royals 16 - Lake City Serpents 3

The Royals put up 16 runs Wednesday night and 10-run the Serpents from Lake City in 7 innings. The Royals exploded for 9 runs in the 5th inning and plated 7 more runs in the 6th inning with a total of 11 hits on the night. Nick Pearson led the Royals at the plate going 3-4, scoring 3 times, and knocking in 3 runs. Michael Michalak and Alex Holets both had 2 hits each. Holets had 3 RBI and Michalak had 2 RBI. Derek Liiledahl started on the hill for the Royals and recorded the win. Derek allowed 6 hits, 3 runs, walked 2 and struck out 5. He was relieved by Ryan Maiers in the 5th inning. The Royals are 6-3 on the season. This Friday, July 17th, the Royals travel to Dundas for a 7:30 section 1B game against the Dukes.

Sunday July 12th Game Result

Rochester Royals  0   Hampton Cardinals  3

Friday July 10th Game Result

Rochester Royals 10     Dundas Dukes  5

Wednesday July 8th Game Result

Rochester Royals      Miesville Mudhens  11

Royals beat Northfield 6-2 on a hot Sunday afternoon

The Royals pounded out 14 hits Sunday beating Northfield 6-2. Northfield got on the board first when Jake Mathison doubled and scored on a Tim Maus single to right-center field. Matt Meyer got the start today and would go 6 strong innings allowing just 2 runs, 4 hits, and striking out 12. Matt did not allow a hit after the second inning. The Royals did most of their scoring in the bottom of the first inning plating 5 runs. Alex Prindle and Jared Campbell both homered to put the Royals out front 5-1 after the first inning. The Knights scored just one more time in the 3rd inning off a couple of Royals errors. The Royals scored 1 more run in the 3rd as well making it 6-2 after 3. Leading the Royals was Jake Halverson going 3-4 with an RBI. Michael Michalak was 3-5 with a run scored. Alex Prindle, Jared Campbell, and Logan Milene all had 2 hits apiece. Jared Campbell had 3 RBI. Josh Conley pitched the 7th and 8th innings, allowing 1 hit and striking out 1. Erik Thorvilson closed out the 9th striking out 2. The Royals play again Wednesday evening traveling to Miesville to take on the Mudhens, 8:00 start.


Royals shutout 12-0 Wednesday night

New Market shutout the Royals Wednesday night at Mayo Field with a final score of 12-0. The Muskies scored 12 runs on just 8 hits. Palmer Mickelson started for the Royals allowing 7 runs on 4 hits while walking 3. Palmer was relieved by Mitch Brown in the 4th inning. The Royals had just 6 hits with Michael Michalak and Alex Prindle both with 2 hits each. Jake Halverson got some time on the hill tonight pitching the 5th, 6th, and 7th innings striking out 3 while walking 2. The Royals are now 3-1. They are back in action Sunday, July 5th at Mayo Field, 2:00 game.


Sunday June 28th - Game result

Rochester Royals  9   Cannon Falls Bears  2

Saturday June 27th - Game result

Rochester Royals 11   Stewartville Sharks 10 

Royals impressive with 12-2 win over Hounds in season opener

June 25, 2020

The Royals started the season with a bang beating the Hounds from Austin 12-2. Sam Warren and Hayden Brown led the Royals, both going 3-5 at the plate. Warren homered in the 3rd inning and had 2 RBI.  Brown had 1 RBI and scored 3 times. Nick Pearson was 2-3 on the night and knocked in 3 runs. Mike Stubbs got the start for the Royals and pitched 3 scoreless innings and struck out 2. Derek Lilledahl pitched the next 3 innings and gets the win. Mitch Brown and Erik Thorvilson both got an inning of work. In the 8th inning, Mac Horvath hit a long home run to left-center for his first homer on the season and the first career hit as a Royal. The Royals ended the night with 12 hits compared to Hounds with just 4. 

Finally, baseball is back !! The Royals will play host to the Austin Greyhounds, Thursday June 25th, 7:30 first pitch. Admission is free. Come out to the ballpark and cheer on your Royals 2020 home opener  !!

Will we see baseball this summer..... we hope so

Tim Oesterlin will take over as the primary manager for the 2020 Royals. Tim is a 2006 graduate of John Marshall High School and has been a part of the Royals Baseball Club for 15 years. The hope,  a 15-20 game season will happen including playoffs. Stayed tuned for additional information to come.