Skip to main content

State championships set, postponed until Monday at Target Field

  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

All three State Championship games are set in the Minnesota State High School Baseball Tournament. But the games will not be played on Saturday at Target Field.

Instead the Minnesota State High School League announced Friday, the championship games would be postponed until Monday.

The championships were originally scheduled for Saturday, but were postponed until Monday because of concerns about the weather.

"The Twins have two different radar systems that both indicated that there will be rain on Saturday," high school league executive director, Dave Stead told Minnesota Baseball Hub. "It doesn't make sense for the Twins to bring in a grounds crew for two days, and since the weather looks perfect on Monday, we made the decision to move all of the games to make it a championship day for each team."

The Class A Championship will feature New Life Academy against unbeaten New York Mills.

New York Mills advanced to the state championship game after beating Chatfield 6-5, on a bases loaded walk.

Tucker Skoblik drew a bases loaded walk to score Brandon Kupfer and send the Eagles to the state championship.

New Life Academy ended BOLD's hopes to repeat as the Class A Champion. Sam Horner held the Warriors to two hits in eight innings, leading the Eagles to a 3-2, eight inning win.

The Class 2A Championship will feature the top two seeds. Brindley Thiesen tossed a three-hit shutout to lead St. Cloud Cathedral to a 6-0 victory over Glencoe-Silver Lake in the semifinals.

Jeff Fasching's home run, highlighted a three-run first inning, and that was all Thiesen would need.

The Crusaders will face Fairmont in the championship.

Fairmont broke out the bats in a 19-3 win over Kasson-Mantorville in the other semifinal game.

Luke Becker homered and scored four runs and Tyler Tennyson had four hits and drove in four runs to lead the Cardinals to the victory.

In Class 3A, Mounds View will meet Eden Prairie in the championship.

Mounds View pinch runner Joe Janey came around to score on a single from Ryan Plasencia, in the bottom of the seventh, to send the Mustangs to the championship, with a 2-1 victory over Lakeville North.

Mustang pitcher Kellen Rholl gave up one run and three hits to pick up the win.

Eden Prairie pounded out 15 hits to beat Lakeville South 13-3 in the other semifinal game.

Matthew Cheesman was 3 for 3 with four RBIs and Jeff Athey had three hits and scored two runs to lift the Eagles to the victory.

Next Up

Anthony Edwards

Ant's injury clouds Timberwolves' victory over the Nets

The Timberwolves star was injured in the final minutes on Sunday night.

Akoya Lee

Byron native Ayoka Lee sets NCAA record for points in a game

The Kansas State forward broke a record shared by former Gopher Rachel Banham.

cold, wind chill, freezing

It's going to be stupid cold again Tuesday and Wednesday

They'll almost certainly be the 10th and 11th days with subzero temps this month.

Williams Uptown Pub

Williams Uptown Pub & Peanut Bar closes indefinitely after shooting

Reports say police have arrested two suspects in the incident.

Alex Rodríguez

A-Rod wears a Packers hat, Minnesotans lose their minds

The Timberwolves co-owner didn't endear himself to his fan base on Saturday night.

Flickr - Minneapolis police squad - Chad Davis

Police: Man shoots into crowd at funeral reception in Minneapolis

The shooting happened at a reception following a funeral on Saturday afternoon.

Screen Shot 2022-01-23 at 8.37.27 AM

Watch: Jimmy Garoppolo says 'F*** the Packers' after playoff win

The 49ers quarterback congratulated Robbie Gould in spectacular fashion.

Aaron Rodgers

America dunks on Aaron Rodgers after loss to 49ers

The Packers quarterback was destroyed on social media on Saturday night.

Marcus Foligno

Foligno's OT winner gives Wild fans a happy Hockey Day

A slow start gave way to the Wild's fifth win in the past six games.

Related