Aces qualify for state
Owatonna Aces amateur baseball qualified for the state tournament on Saturday. Waseca clinched the top seed from the Region Sunday, beating Owatonna 13-3 in 7 innings.
Colton Schock, Tyler Smith and Travis Hilstad had the big hits in the 8th inning to rescue the Aces season. Brandon Wolf threw 8 innings. Derek Eddie came on in the 9th to get the save.
The Aces open state tournament play Saturday August 16 in Jordan, against New Munich at 7:30pm. The Braves do not play until Saturday August 23.