Top seed Waseca held off the Owatonna Aces 10-9 on Sunday to a trip to the state tournament. It was the Aces first loss in the double-elimination tournament.

#2 seed Owatonna rallied for four runs in the 9th inning, but fell just short of the Braves. Waseca earns a trip to the state tournament with the win. Owatonna continues in the tournament on Saturday August 9 vs the winner of the Stewartville-Racine vs Wanimingo game. The team that survives Saturday will need to beat Waseca twice on Sunday to earn the top seed from Region 5C for state.

Wednesday results

Owatonna 8, Wanimingo 3
Stewartville-Racine 7, Hayfield 0
Waseca 4, Rochester Roadrunners 2
Winona 6, Zumbrota 2

(full bracket)

Saturday August 2 schedule (all games at Fuller Field at Dartt's Park)

Winners Bracket

Waseca 1, Winona 0
Owatonna 8 Stewartville-Racine 2

Losers Bracket

Rochester 8, Zumbrota 4 (Zumbrota eliminated)
Wanimingo 9, Hayfield 8 (Hayfield eliminated)

Sunday August 3 schedule

Losers Bracket

Stewartville-Racine 7, Rochester 2 (Rochester eliminated)
Wanimingo 9, Winona 1 (Winona eliminated)

Winners Bracket

Waseca 10, Owatonna 9 (Waseca qualifies for the state tournament

Saturday August 9

Stewartville-Racine vs Wanimingo, 1:00pm
Owatonna vs winner of the first game, 4:00

Sunday August 10

Waseca vs team that remains after Saturday, 1:00 (2nd game if necessary)

The top two teams advance to the state tournament.