Monday, August 3, 2015

2015 State Tournament Results

  Grand Rapids fell to Eden Prairie (who is going on to a regional) and a tough Princeton team.  Moose Lake went 1-1 in pool play, played well enough to earn the wild card draw, avenged an earlier loss to La Cresent, but fell in the championship 6-2 to Foley.  Moose Lake will join Foley in the DII Regional held in Le Sueur MN this week.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Champions Crowned in District 8 & Sub State 10

Champions were crown in both DI Sub State 10 and DII District 8 on Sunday 7/26/15

In Hibbing, Grand Rapids opened up a close game late and defeated Hibbing 12-4.  Grand Rapids advances to the Legion DI State Tournament in Chanhassen and will take on Eden Prairie in the first round.

In Deer River, Moose Lake lost to International Falls in the first game 4-2, then rebounded early in route to a 13-0 win to to the District 8 DII title.  Moose Lake will head to the DII State Tournament in Morris and play LaCresent and host Morris in their pool play.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

District 8 DII Day Three

Day Three action in Deer River sets up Championship game for Sunday

Winner's Bracket

Moose Lake 5 Esko 4 (12 innings)

Elimination Bracket

International Falls 10 Taconite 0 (5 innings, Taconite eliminated)

International Falls 1 Esko 0 (Esko eliminated)

Championship Game, Sunday 7/26/15, 1pm, Deer River

Moose Lake v International Falls

Mose Lake has no losses, IFalls must win twice.

Friday, July 24, 2015

District 8 DII Tournament Second Round

DII resumed play on Friday 7/24/15 in Deer River and Cohasset with close games in both brackets

Early games in the winner's bracket:
Esko 5 IFalls 3
Moose Lake 3 Ely 2

In elimination bracket games
Taconite 3 Deer River 0
Two Harbors 5 Brookston 3
Taconite 7 Ely 4
IFalls 8 Two Harbors 5

Friday's play sets up Saturday's action in Deer River
Esko v Moose Lake 1230pm
Taconite v IFalls 3pm
Taconite/IFalls winner v Esko/Moose Lake loser 530pm

Sub State 10 Day Three Results

Pitching made a comeback on Day Three as scores lowered and games were close.

Hibbing 4 West Duluth 2 (West Duluth eliminated)
Grand Rapids 6 Duluth Lakeview 4 (Duluth Lakeview eliminated)

Championship is set for Sunday 7/26/15 at 1pm Grand Rapids v Hibbing.  Hibbing would have to win twice as Grand Rapids remains undefeated.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Sub State 10 Day Two Results

Offense continued to play a dominant part during Day Two of the Sub State 10 Tournament.

Duluth Lakeview 16 Virginia 11 (Virginia eliminated)
Hibbing 12 Cloquet 4 (Cloquet eliminated)
Grand Rapids 20 West Duluth 2

Day Three will have the following match ups with Grand Rapids the lone undefeated team:
Hibbing v West Duluth 3pm
Grand Rapids v Duluth Lakeview 7pm

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Sub State 10 First Day Results

Day one featured lots of offense at both the Hibbing (host) and Nashwauk sites:

West Duluth 13 Cloquet 2 (7 innings)
Hibbing 12 Duluth Lakeview 11
Virginia 6 Proctor 2
Grand Rapids 7 Hermantown 2

Cloquet 9 Proctor 2 (Proctor eliminated)
Lakeview 17 Hermantown 14 (Hermantown eliminated)
West Duluth 11 Virginia 0 (7 innings)
Grand Rapids 14 Hibbing 2 (7 innings, walk off 3-R HR by Hasbargen)

First day results sets up day two schedule, all games at Hibbing:

Virginia v Lakeview 1pm
Hibbing v Cloquet 4pm
Grand Rapids v West Duluth 7pm