Saturday, July 29, 2017

Weekend baseball updates

The Elrosa Saints amateur baseball team defeated No. 4-seeded Meire Grove by a 5-4 win after Matt Schmitz earned a walk-off RBI-single in the bottom of the ninth on Saturday afternoon. They advance to the Stearns County League North division championship on Sunday at noon, when they'll host New Munich. Read more on the Elrosa/Meire Grove win at the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper website:

New Munich also won in walk-off fashion over Spring Hill in the other SCL-North division contest on Saturday. New Munich and Elrosa both earned spots in the Region 15C tournament, while Spring Hill and Meire Grove will play at 3 p.m. on Sunday in Elrosa for a trip to regions. The loser of that game will see their season end.

The Regal Eagles amateur baseball team will face Norway Lake-Sunburg at noon on Sunday, July 30 in Paynesville for the final elimination game of the County Line League playoffs. The winner advances to regions, while the loser is eliminated. The Regal-vs.-Norway Lake-Sunburg winner advances to the CLL championship game, when they'll take on New London-Spicer.

In the Stearns County League South division, No. 1-seeded Lake Henry beat Roscoe, and No. 2-seeded Richmond beat No. 3 St. Martin.

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