Riding the emotional high from a no-hitter in the Class AAA state opener, Coon Rapids (18-5) fell flat the next day dropping two games on the same Midway Stadium field to end what’s been a remarkable 2013 season.
Coon Rapids baseball
Top-seed Coon Rapids held true to form as pitcher Logan Shore no-hit Wayzata in a 2-0 win at Midway Stadium in the first of four Class AAA quarterfinals June 13.
Three days after pitching Coon Rapids to a section title and another state baseball tournament, Logan Shore received a call from Minnesota Twins scout Mark Wilson.
For the third time since 2008, the Coon Rapids High School baseball team won its section tournament.
Fourth-seeded Blaine took its first loss of the Section 5AAA tournament in a 4-3 defeat by top-seeded Coon Rapids in a Memorial Day matinee played at Midway Stadium Monday.
University of Minnesota, Duluth freshman first baseman Alex Wojciechowski (Coon Rapids) continued to receive honors for a stellar first season with the Bulldogs by earning a spot on the Daktronics All-American third team member announced May 24, a first by a Duluth player since 2005.
Coon Rapids senior Logan Shore came within a bunt-single of his first no-hitter of the season as the top-seeded Cardinals blanked Maple Grove 5-0 in the Section 7AAA second round game played at Wintercrest Park in Coon Rapids, May 24.
Coon Rapids’ successful start to the 2013 season might have been delayed for the better part of a month, but the team is finding ways to win eight of its first nine games of the season. Logan Shore continued to hit the ball well going 3-for-4 with two doubles and drove in a pair of runs in a 6-2 win against Blaine at Paul Parkway May 11.