For the third straight game fifth-seeded Anoka (15-8) was part of a one-run contest, including a 3-2 loss to Duluth East before a walk-off double by Jason Brumbaugh on Saturday for a 2-1 win over rival Andover set the table for Monday’s Section 7AAA elimination game.
Legacy Christian freshman Josh Peterson helped the No. 3 seeded Lions open the Section 5A tournament with an 8-0 win against No. 6 North Lakes Academy in Andover May 23. Peterson no-hit North Lakes, struck out 16 batters, walked one and hit one batter.
Castle Field in Anoka was the site for the final preseason tune-up for the St. Paul Saints as they faced the Anoka Bucs and Metro Minny all stars Saturday afternoon.
It only took Florida right-handed pitcher Logan Shore half of his freshman season to reach the total innings mark from his final prep season with Coon Rapids.
Coming off a three-win campaign last spring, Anoka-Ramsey Community College baseball hopes the addition of three transfers will equate to more wins.
Kansas State sophomore pitcher Jake Matthys (Spring Lake Park graduate) who set K-State records for wins and saves by a freshman last season, has been named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Stopper of the Year Award preseason watch list. The Stopper of the Year Award, established in 2005, is given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I.