In a season in which making the state tournament already seemed a hearty accomplishment, “Teenage Tiger” is moving on to the second round after a nail-biting 3-2 victory over the Hadley Buttermakers on Sunday in Watkins. Belle Plaine led 3-0 after five frames, with Hadley scoring runs in the seventh and eighth innings before stranding their 16th baserunner of the day when it ended in the ninth.Read More
The setting was familiar for Team Tigertown on Saturday but unfortunately so was the result, as the Sartell Muskies ended the Tigers’ season with a shutout for the second consecutive year in the Class ‘C’ state tournament. Last year the Tigers suffered a 10-0 whitewashing in the Class ‘C’ state title game in Maple Lake; this time, in second-round action in front of the home crowd in Belle Plaine, it was a 4-0 setback.
Last year Team Tigertown made a valiant run to the state tournament title game when the dream was rudely interrupted by the Sartell Muskies, who capped a 30-2 season with a 10-0 blanking of our locals. The Tigers will have a chance to bury at leasRead More