The Fergus Falls Hurricanes have advanced to the State Class C Amateur Baseball Tournament as the runners-up in Region 16. After winning their state qualifying game 15-6 over the Urbank Bombers, the Canes dropped a 20-12 slugfest to the Alexandria Black Sox in the state seeding game. Fergus Falls will play the Hanska Lakers on Sunday, August 22 at 1:30pm in Waconia in the first round of the tournament, while Alexandria plays the winner of the game between Union Hill and Kimball at 4:30pm on August 28 in a second round game, also in Waconia.
Parkers Prairie scored three runs in the seventh inning on the way to a 5-1 win over Ottertail Central on Wednesday in the Junior Legion Sub State Tournament in Aitkin. The loss ended the season for OTC. Chase Thieschafer and David Revering drove in the runs for Parkers Prairie. Nolan Steidl (7IP, 5H, 3K, 1BB, 1R) was the winning pitcher.
Kale Misegades threw a gem on Friday for the Ottertail Central 13U baseball team, allowing zero runs and besting Parkers Prairie by a score of 3-0. Misegades struck out ten batters over seven innings, allowing six hits and walking one.