The Tri-City Red and North St. Paul American Legion baseball teams shared the regular-season Fourth District title and were ranked in the top 10 in this week's state poll. So it shouldn't be that much of a surprise that they are the last two teams without a loss in the district playoffs.
Roseville bragging rights are on the line Wednesday afternoon at Midway Stadium. The Rosetown and Roseville East American Legion baseball teams meet at 5 p.m. in a Fourth District tournament elimination game.
The Tri-City Red American Legion baseball team had little trouble in its Fourth District playoff opener Tuesday night at Midway Stadium. Second-seeded Red took care of seventh-seeded White Bear Orange 12-2 in eight innings.
A solid pitching performance and production at the top of the batting order added up to victory for the Tri-City Maroon American Legion baseball team on Tuesday. Tri-City upset Hamline Purple 3-2 in the second round of the Fourth District playoffs at Midway Stadium.
The Roseville East American Legion baseball team doubled its Fourth District victory total by winning its playoff opener on Monday night at Midway Stadium. The Ramblers won a slugfest 10-9 over Hamline Red to advance to the double-elimination portion of the district tournament.
Thanks to heavy morning rains, the St. Anthony Village High School fastpitch softball team was forced to wait four hours to begin the state tournament on Thursday. It turned out that the wait was worth it.
With its 5-1 victory over Mounds View on Thursday at Midway Stadium, the Roseville Area High School baseball team has knocked off two of the top three seeds in Section 4AAA. The Raiders get their shot at the top seed on Saturday.