Braves to state; Aces still alive
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.
Owatonna 8, Wanimingo 3
Stewartville-Racine 7, Hayfield 0
Waseca 4, Rochester Roadrunners 2
Winona 6, Zumbrota 2
Saturday August 2 schedule (all games at Fuller Field at Dartt’s Park)
Waseca 1, Winona 0
Owatonna 8 Stewartville-Racine 2
Rochester 8, Zumbrota 4 (Zumbrota eliminated)
Wanimingo 9, Hayfield 8 (Hayfield eliminated)
Sunday August 3 schedule
Stewartville-Racine 7, Rochester 2 (Rochester eliminated)
Wanimingo 9, Winona 1 (Winona eliminated)
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.