The Owatonna Aces pushed across a run in the top of the ninth to edge Stewartville-Racine 4-3 in town ball Sunday. The Aces opened the weekend with a 7-5 loss at Waseca Friday night. A game rained out Saturday at Rochester will be made up Monday, July 13 at 7:30 pm at Hudson Field. (Thanks to Todd Walkingstick for the cover photo for this story. Nice job as always.)

In Sunday's 4-3 win Brandon Wolf tossed eight innings and Kodey Kiel finished things off for the save after the Aces scored in the ninth. Friday's game saw a ninth inning comeback fall just short. Owatonna scored four in the final frame and left the bases loaded in the 7-5 setback at Tink Larson Field in Waseca.

Upcoming dates for Aces baseball:

  • Monday, July 13 at Rochester, 7:30 pm at Hudson Field
  • Wednesday, July 15 vs Dodge County, 7:30 pm at Fuller Field
  • Saturday, July 18 at Wanamingo, 2 pm
  • Sunday, July 19 vs Winona, 2 pm at Fuller Field
  • Wednesday, July 22 vs Austin, 7:30 pm at Fuller Field
  • Friday, July 24 vs Waseca, 7:30 pm at Fuller Field

Owatonna's U-17 Blue team, which is the junior group of players, won 10-4 at Northfield Sunday as well. The team returns to play Thursday hosting Mankato West at 7:00 at Fuller Field at Dartt's Park.

Upcoming games for U-17 Blue:

  • Thursday, July 16 vs Mankato West, 7 pm at Fuller Field
  • Sunday, July 19 vs Austin, 6 pm at Fuller Field
  • Tuesday, July 21 vs Century, 6 pm at Fuller Field
  • Wednesday, July 22 vs St. Peter, 5 pm at Fuller Field
  • Thursday, July 30 vs Mayo, 7 pm at Fuller Field

The U-18 team beat the Rochester Patriots (John Marshall) Friday night in Owatonna 6-4. Their next game is the back-end of a double header at Faribault's Bell Field Tuesday that starts with the U-17 silver (sophomores) at 6 pm.

Upcoming games for U-18 Owatonna:

  • Tuesday, July 14 at Faribault, 8 pm at Bell Field
  • Thursday, July 16 vs Mankato West, 5 pm at Fuller Field
  • Monday, July 20 vs Winona, 6 pm at Fuller Field
  • Tuesday, July 21 at Austin, 6 pm at Marcusen Park
  • Thursday, July 23 at St. Peter, 6 pm
  • Sunday, July 26 vs Mankato East, 6 pm at Fuller Field (completion of tied game too from earlier trip to Mankato)
  • Thursday, July 30 vs Mayo, 5 pm at Fuller Field

Games for U-17 silver:

  • Monday, July 13 at Patriots, 5 pm at John Adams Middle School, Rochester
  • Tursday, July 14 at Faribault, 6 pm at Bell Field
  • Thursday, July 16 at Mankato West, 6 pm at Franklin Rodgers Field
  • Tuesday, July 21 vs Century, 8 pm at Fuller Field
  • Thursday, July 23 at St. Peter, 8 pm
  • Thursday, July 30 at Mayo, 4 pm double header at Mayo High School