Owatonna senior Nolan Malo hit the first home run of his high school career Thursday night. The two-run shot in the last of the seventh inning gave the Huskies a 3-1 walk-off victory over Rochester Century
Blooming Prairie baseball won its second straight elimination game 11-10 over United South Central with a walk-off two-run single by Seth Peterson to advance to this weekend's Section 1A final four. Three Owatonna playoff games were washed away by the weather on Tuesday.
Owatonna beat Rochester John Marshall 5-2 in Saturday's first round of the Section 1AAAA baseball playoffs. OHS hosts Century Tuesday. Triton edged Pine Island 4-3 in Section 1AA. Blooming Prairie fell to Lyle-Pacelli 3-2 in 1A. The Cobras and Blossoms each play on Memorial Day.
After a Big Nine championship season, Owatonna baseball collected the top seed for the Section 1AAAA playoffs beginning Memorial Day weekend with a Saturday game at 1 pm at Fuller Field at Dartt's Park.